Honduras


Honduras probes fishing disaster after 27 die

2019-07-05 11:05

Honduran authorities said they are investigating the causes of an accident in which at least 27 people died after their fishing boat sank off the Caribbean coast.

Hondurans form a new US-bound caravan

2019-01-15 21:09

Hundreds of Hondurans have left on what they call a trek for the United States, forming another caravan of the kind that so irked US President Donald Trump and fuelled his anti-immigrant message.

Pentagon to send 'several hundred' troops to US-Mexico border: US official

2018-10-25 21:12

The Pentagon is expected to deploy "several hundred" troops to the US-Mexico border, a US says, after President Donald Trump said the military would be used to tackle a "national emergency" on the border.

Mom discovered ‘dead’ baby was still alive at funeral

2018-08-17 15:51

The mother of a seven-month-old baby declared dead at a hospital in Villanueva, Honduras, has realised her little girl was still alive during the infant’s funeral.

Tears, then giggles: Honduran baby is back in parents' arms

2018-07-21 17:59

For months, a Honduran couple watched their only son grow up in videos while he was kept in US government custody. That's where he took his first steps and spoke his first words.

Honduras ex-first lady arrested for embezzlement

2018-03-01 10:43

Honduras's former first lady Rosa Elena Bonilla de Lobo, wife of former president Porfirio Lobo, has been arrested on charges of embezzling millions of dollars of public funds, authorities have announced.

Honduras opposition steps up protests over election

2017-12-21 14:48

Honduras's leftwing opposition urged days of intensified protests to challenge President Juan Orlando Hernandez's claims that he won a new mandate in a November election marred by suspicions of fraud.

Honduras president keeps lead in disputed vote after recount

2017-12-11 12:50

Honduras' President Juan Orlando Hernandez has maintained his lead in disputed election results after a partial recount, the head of the electoral tribunal has announced.

Honduras president says open to review of disputed vote

2017-12-07 12:15

Honduras' president says he is open to a review of a disputed vote count in a bid for re-election that has plunged the country into a political crisis

At least 1 protester killed in Honduras election unrest

2017-12-03 07:22

At least one opposition protester has died in shootings in Honduras after the country announced a curfew in the face of unrest over a disputed election.

 

Paratrooper falls to his death when chute fails to open

2019-03-09 16:00

An experienced army paratrooper plunged to his death in front of horrified spectators when his parachute failed to open.

US charges Honduran president's brother with drug conspiracy

2018-11-27 09:05

A brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez has been charged in the US with scheming to bring tons of cocaine into the country.

Honduras zoo struggles to replace the drug money that built it

2018-10-09 11:12

An imposingly tall giraffe, powerful African lions and proud Bengal tigers are among the many highlights of a zoo – created by wealthy drug traffickers – that is like a Garden of Eden in the green mountains of Honduras.

Man fakes his own death to avoid wife demanding money

2018-08-13 12:41

It’s said desperate times call for desperate measures. But one man took it one step too far.

Groom dies in zip-line accident on honeymoon

2018-07-11 15:40

A man is dead and his wife seriously injured after they collided while zip-lining on their honeymoon in Honduras, Central America.

Pope orders probe into finances of top Honduran adviser

2017-12-23 22:07

The Vatican is confirming Pope Francis ordered an investigation into alleged financial and other irregularities in the diocese of one of his top advisers, Honduran Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga

Honduran president declared winner of disputed poll

2017-12-18 13:27

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez was declared the winner of a heavily disputed presidential election held three weeks ago, despite mounting protests and opposition claims of fraud.

Honduran opposition challenges election results

2017-12-10 06:31

The challenger in Honduras' still unresolved presidential election has filed a challenge to the November 26 contest that would annul the results and request a full recount.

Hondurans protest 'fraud' as vote count rolls on

2017-12-04 11:14

Thousands of Hondurans have taken to the streets in protest against "electoral fraud" as vote counting resumed a week after President Juan Orlando Hernandez and opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla went head to head in the polls.

Honduran leader declares himself election winner

2017-11-27 08:20

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez has declared himself the winner of elections before official results were announced - and his top rival did the same.

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