Hondurans head to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president in a country wracked by corruption and beset by powerful drug-trafficking gangs that have even infiltrated the top ranks of government.
9 Jul 2021
An Italian citizen was lynched on Thursday by a group of villagers in southern Honduras after he was accused of killing one of his neighbours, police said.
31 Mar 2021
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez's brother was sentenced to life in prison by a New York judge Tuesday for large-scale drug trafficking after a trial that implicated the leader of the Central American country.
16 Mar 2021
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez received cocaine shipments from Colombia -- and duped the US anti-drugs agency, a Honduran former drug lord told a federal trial in New York on Monday.
10 Mar 2021
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez helped smuggle tons of cocaine into the United States, a US prosecutor said Tuesday at the trial of an accused drug trafficker.
13 Feb 2021
The United Nations, European Union and United States have urged Honduras to investigate the recent deaths of six young women in just four days, including a nurse who died in police custody. Honduras police said Keyla Martinez, 26, was arrested last Saturday night for violating the coronavirus curfew in La Esperanza in the country's west,…
16 Jan 2021
At least 4,500 Honduran migrants pushed past police and crossed into Guatemala Friday night, passing the first hurdle of a journey north they hope will take them to a better life in the United States.
17 Nov 2020
Hurricane Iota was barreling through Central America on Tuesday, hours after making landfall as the strongest Atlantic storm this year along a stretch of Nicaraguan coast devastated by a powerful storm just two weeks ago.
4 May 2020
Hundreds of people in Honduras blocked a highway on Monday to prevent COVID-19 funerals taking place near their communities.
17 Sep 2019
A power supply line went down in Honduras, hitting it and Nicaragua with a massive blackout Monday, with power cuts reaching El Salvador and Guatemala as well.
8 Aug 2019
US southern border detentions plunged for the second straight month in July after a deal with Mexico to block Central American migrants, the Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday.
23 May 2019
The stage is set for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland, where 24 countries will fight to determine the best youth football-playing nation on earth. The competition, which kicks off today and ends on June 16, is attracting much attention because of the quality of youngsters that participated in their various continental championships.…