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Its three countries - Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras - are three of the highest per capita homicide countries in the world. Since the early 1960s proxy wars--first against communism, then against the drug trade, have played out across these countries. Over 300,000 people died in the first war from ...
The Honduran government is deploying dangerous and illegal tactics to silence any dissenting voices in the aftermath of one of the country's worst political crisis in a decade, including preventing lawyers and human rights activists from visiting detained demonstrators, Amnesty International said after a visit ...
The number of immigrants in the United States from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras rose by 25% from 2007 to 2015, in contrast to more modest growth of the country's overall foreign-born population and a decline from neighboring Mexico. During these same years, the total U.S. immigrant ...
Instead, there are protests, turmoil and a growing international recognition that democracy is not working well in Honduras and that this election was fraught with irregularities and possible fraud, according to press accounts and international observer groups including those representing the European ...

Ten days after Honduras' presidential elections, results have not been announced and Honduras is in flames. Thousands of demonstrators have been battling gas bombs and bullets in the streets of Tegucigalpa, leaving at least 11 dead. After initially taking the streets, the country's U.S.-trained and financed ...
Honduran human rights activist and one of the founders of the Committee of relatives of the Disappeared in Honduras. Matt Ginsberg-Jaeckle. member of La Voz de los de Abajo and one of the founding members of the Honduras Solidarity Network. He has been in Honduras for over a week leading a ...
Allegations of corruption and human rights abuses in Honduras' following last Sunday's contested presidential elections can safely be put to rest now that the government of incumbent President Juan Hernandez has been certified as clean by no less authoritative body than the U.S. Department of State.
Eric Conn, the Kentucky lawyer who defrauded the Social Security system of more than half a billion dollars before fleeing the U.S. in June, has been arrested in Honduras, according to that country's Public Ministry. wanted by the FBI, Conn also sent taunting messages while he was on the lam. Conn had ...
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Pope prays that Honduras peacefully resolves political crisis. by Associated Press. Share; Share · Tweet · Comment · email; Print. Vatican CITY -- Pope Francis says he is praying that Honduras can peacefully overcome a violent political crisis. Deadly protests have erupted in the Central American nation ...
Honduran authorities suspended constitutional guarantees on Friday and imposed a lengthy curfew after delays in the count of presidential election votes triggered unrest, local media said. Mexico City (Sputnik) -- Ebal Diaz, the secretary of the nation's council of ministers, said the suspension would ...
Honduras has given its army and police more powers to contain unrest following violent protests over last Sunday's disputed presidential election. government official Ebal Diaz said "constitutional guarantees" had been suspended and a curfew imposed. Earlier, the publication of election results was ...
A supporter of Salvador Nasralla, presidential candidate for the Opposition Alliance Against the Dictatorship, gestures in front of riot police while he waits for official presidential election results outside the warehouse of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Edgard Garrido/Reuters.
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez explains to members of the National Party and a group of journalists the preliminary results of the general elections in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. A European Union electoral observation mission in Honduras is criticizing the country's ...

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Members of the Honduran National police listen attentively while representatives of the Joint Security Forces share new techniques to tactically clear buildings in La Paz, Honduras, on June 20, 2017. Photo: Maria Pinel/U.S. Army. According to official figures, the government projects that the homicide rate ...
A supporter of Libre Alliance presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla adds to a bonfire of burning banners promoting Honduran President and current President Juan Orlando Hernandez, during a protest claiming electoral fraud outside the Supreme Electoral Tribunal, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
A showdown in Honduras appears imminent between incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez and his TV star rival Salvador Nasralla, who are ... Honduras is one of Washington's closest military allies in the Americans and the State Department on Wednesday urged a quick conclusion to the vote ...
Supporters of Honduran presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla clashed with police in the capital of Tegucigalpa Thursday after partial vote returns showed incumbent Juan Orlando Hernandez taking a lead. Nasralla, who has seen his initial five-point advantage evaporate in recent days, says he ...
"Since the 2009 coup, Honduras changed, people and the youth as well became woke, we realized that this country needed people who could govern properly," said a supporter for Nasralla. "Hernandez' administration has completely revoked our rights. That's why we are happy to vote today for change .".
Some 12 hours after Honduras' electoral court released partial results Monday showing a surprise lead for the leftist challenger in the country's presidential election, the ruling party continued to claim victory and ready its supporters to take to the streets. David Matamoros, president of the electoral court, ...
Minnows New Caledonia and Honduras will have the best chance to register their maiden win in the FIFA U-17 World Cup when the two teams ...
Honduras beat Mexico 3-2 to set up a date with the Socceroos in November, while the United States lost 2-1 to Trinidad & Tobago and will be absent from the ...
Two of Mexico's best attackers did not travel with the national team to Honduras for their CONCACAF World Cup qualifying finale. Both forward ...
An uneasy calm fell over this Central American capital Saturday as police and soldiers enforced a curfew imposed following days of protests and unrest in the aftermath of disputed national elections. The final results of presidential balloting last Sunday remained unclear as the opposition demanded a ...
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez has pulled ahead of challenger Salvador Nasralla in a new partial vote count, amplifying claims by Nasralla's supporters that Sunday's presidential election is being stolen and edging Honduras toward a political crisis. Nasralla, a television personality with little ...
Friday's CONCACAF World Cup qualifying match between Costa Rica and Honduras has been postponed until Saturday due to severe rainfall ...
06 de octubre de 2017, 16:14Tegucigalpa, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) The Honduran authorities declared the red alert state for the departments of ...
The former president of Honduras, Porfirio Lobo Sosa, in 2012. The authorities are investigating allegations that he took bribes to protect drug ...
Freight forwarder and shipping agent Tuscor Lloyds has transported eight mining dump trucks from the port of Antwerp in Belgium to Puerto ...
Dr Joseph Young of Village Eye Care has shared letters written by students in Honduras with Hawley Elementary school students, who ...
Honduras is a lower-middle income country, in which more than 65 percent of the population lives below the poverty line and one in four ...
Intimidation by Honduras' notorious mara gangs makes going to school so dangerous some parents keep their teenagers at home.
Thousands of people displaced by gang violence in Honduras are being robbed of their lands and homes because of gaps in the existing ...
Juan Orlando Hernandez, president of Honduras, speaks with a reporter in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 20, 2017.
Hitmen on motorcycles shot and killed journalist Carlos Williams Flores in the town of Tegucigalpita, Honduras on the afternoon of Sept 13.
Celebrated annually on September 15, the National Day of Honduras commemorates the day in 1821 when the country, along with four other ...
Wishbone Gold PLC (LON:WSBN) has told investors its joint venture in Honduras is ready to be brought on stream as soon as the weather in ...
Anyone who grew up in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, would tell you that by the winter of 1997 the glory days of the Cine Variedades were long gone ...
The USMNT secured only one point in their skirmishes with Costa Rica and Honduras. Still, we must endure. My fingers freeze to the bone at ...
At the request of the pastors of the two Talanga, Honduras churches that FUMCOR is in partnership with (Talanga Central and Diez de ...
The United States men's national team have overcome one of the worst performances in team history to rescue a point late in Honduras.
USMNT forwards Bobby Wood and Jordan Morris sound off on their gritty 1-1 draw in Honduras, and the team's mentality under duress.
A new report mapping violence in Honduras' capital suggests that the country's gangs remain a root cause driving the violence, a finding ...
9, 2017, an immigration judge ordered Raudales-Raudales removed from the United States to Honduras. He waived his right to appeal. Today ...
The brothers, who are originally from Honduras, appeared to know the defendant Vargas-Soto, who was arrested late yesterday by detectives ...
"TPS holders from Honduras and El Salvador have become valued and important members of our communities. They have started families, ...


 

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