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  • Amnesty says Presidential candidates in Honduras must address human rights crisis
    Presidential candidates in Honduras must promise to address the dire human rights crisis in the country if there is any chance of putting an end to the escalating levels of violence, insecurity and impunity, said Amnesty International ahead of electi…
    - 4 Nov 13, 9:02pm -
  • Honduras confirms debris are abducted journalist
    TEGUCIGALP. - The Office of Honduras confirmed that human remains found Tuesday in the north are the journalist Anibal Barrow, who was abducted on 24 June in the city of San Pedro Sula. "We confirm the finding and under the...
    - 13 Jul 13, 10:53am -
  • Wife of president of Honduras who was ousted in a coup now leads in presidential polls
    Former Honduran president. Manuel Zelaya, was ousted four years ago when the army in effect kidnapped him and shipped him out of the country. Now his wife, Xiomara Castro, is leading a pack of seven candidates in coming elections this...
    - 24 Jun 13, 3:34pm -
  • Are Honduran Charter Cities 21st Century "Banana Republics"?
    The Honduran government has just signed an agreement with the U.S. developers MKG group. The agreement involves a plan to establish three charter cities. The cities will have their own government, laws, courts, police forces and even tax systems. Bui…
    - 16 Sep 12, 10:30pm -
  • Honduras: Persistent threats against human rights defender Ms Gladys Lanza Ochoa
    S.E. Presidente Porfirio Lobo Sosa Oficina del Presidente Casa Presidencial Blvd Juan Pablo II Tegucigalpa Honduras Your Excellency, I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-news.com. I came to know about the situation from Fron…
    - 4 Sep 12, 5:08pm -
  • Honduras jail fire is sign of chaos in the original banana republic
    Rory Carroll , Latin America correspondent and Melissa Sanchez in Comayagua Smoke rises from a market fire in Tegucigalpa just days after 359 people were killed in a jail inferno. Photograph: Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters When Honduras inspired the term "b…
    - 21 Feb 12, 12:11pm -
  • Government of Honduras apply the sixth increase in fuel so far in 2012
    The Administrative Commission of Petroleum (CAP) announced that the new pricing is effective from Monday 6 February. A string of increases to fuel prices have moved the government of Honduras to consumers during the first days of this year.The Admini…
    - 4 Feb 12, 4:15am -
  • Honduras: A Mess Made in the U.S.A.
    That is the title of a New York Times opinion piece by Dana Frank a history professor at the University of California Santa Cruz campus. Ever since the coup of June 28 2009 Frank claims the country has become worse...
    - 31 Jan 12, 1:50pm -
  • Tropical Storm Harvey Forms In The Caribbean
    Tropical Storm Harvey has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph, with higher gusts, according to the Miami-based National Hurricane Center. The storm is forecast to strengthen somewhat before its center reaches Belize. A tropical storm warning is in effe…
    - 19 Aug 11, 11:03pm -
  • Foreign Minister of Ecuador will not attend the Assembly of the OAS
    Ecuadorian Foreign Minister, Ricardo Patino, announced he would not attend the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS), which begins tomorrow in San Salvador, to protest the decision to accept the return of Honduras to the body.…
    - 4 Jun 11, 10:08pm -

HRW: Honduras

  • José Miguel Vivanco
    José Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, is a general expert on Latin America. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Vivanco worked as an attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Time to Get Serious about Child Marriage in Latin America

    Time to Get Serious about Child Marriage in Latin America

    When Honduras parliamentarians this week unanimously passed a bill making child marriage illegal, they took leadership on an issue that deserves urgent attention in Latin America. As momentum builds across the glo…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Honduras Should Give Women More Access to Abortion
    This week, lawmakers in Honduras will have the chance to allow some women access to abortion, reversing restrictions first imposed more than 30 years ago. Under the current law, terminating a pregnancy is illegal and carries a heavy prison sentence,…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Honduras
    Rampant crime and impunity for human rights abuses remain the norm in Honduras. Despite a downward trend in recent years, the murder rate is among the highest in the world. Journalists, peasant activists, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Honduras: Investigate Killings of Land Rights Leaders

    Honduras: Investigate Killings of Land Rights Leaders

    (New York) – Honduran authorities should carry out a prompt, thorough, and impartial investigation into the killing of two land rights activists of the Unified Peasant Movement of Aguán (MUCA), Human Rights Watch said today. The government should…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • OAS: Save Human Rights Body

    OAS: Save Human Rights Body

    Expand A protester holds up a sign next to relatives of some of the 43 missing students of Ayotzinapa College Raul Isidro Burgos during a march in Mexico City. © 2016 Reuters…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Mexico: Asylum Elusive for Migrant Children

    Mexico: Asylum Elusive for Migrant Children

     Mexico City – Central American children fleeing serious threats face formidable obstacles in applying for asylum in Mexico, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. March 31, 2016Report Closed Do…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Closed Doors

    Closed Doors

    SummaryGang violence has plagued Central America’s “Northern Triangle” countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras for more than a decade. Children are particularly targeted by gangs in these three countries. In Honduras, for example, o…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Mexico: Obstacles to Children Seeking Asylum
    Central American children fleeing serious threats face formidable obstacles in applying for asylum in Mexico. There are wide discrepancies between Mexican law and practise. By law, Mexico offers protection to those who face risks to their lives or…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Honduras: Investigate Environmental Activist’s Killing
    (Washington, DC) – Honduras should ensure that its investigation into the killing of the indigenous leader and environmental-rights activist Berta Cáceres is exhaustive and unbiased, Human Rights Watch said today.In the early hours of March 3,…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Honduras

The Economist: Honduras

The Guardian: Honduras News

  • Lawsuit claims US has threatened and misled immigrants seeking asylum
    Legal groups brought suit against homeland security and Customs and Border Protection, saying people at US-Mexico border had been blocked from processUS border officials have systemically blocked asylum seekers from accessing the asylum process, in v…
    - 36 days ago, 12 Jul 17, 5:23pm -
  • Mexico investigates killing of Honduran journalist who sought refugee status
    Edwin Rivera Paz, who was shot dead in Veracruz state on Sunday according to officials, supposedly fled Honduras after a colleague had been killedAuthorities in the Mexican state of Veracruz are investigating the killing of a Honduran video journalis…
    - 37 days ago, 11 Jul 17, 12:11pm -
  • Daughter of murdered Honduran activist survives armed attack
    Assault on daughter of environmentalist Berta Cáceres, who leads indigenous rights group, heightens fears of violence against campaigners in HondurasThe daughter of the murdered Honduran environmentalist Berta Cáceres has survived an armed attack,…
    - 44 days ago, 4 Jul 17, 12:33pm -
  • Organised violence is ravaging Central America and displacing thousands
    Millions have fled El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, and it’s not surprising, 43 of the 50 most homicidal cities are located in Latin America and the CaribbeanA silent emergency is spreading across Central America and Mexico. Unprecedented numbe…
    - 49 days ago, 29 Jun 17, 8:52am -
  • 'He will kill me if he sees me again': abused women seek refuge in Mexico
    More Central American women are fleeing their homes, crossing borders to escape domestic violence in the region with the most female murders in the worldIn the end it was a cup of coffee laced with poison that compelled Josefina Nieto to run for her…
    - 72 days ago, 7 Jun 17, 4:30am -
  • Backers of Honduran dam opposed by murdered activist withdraw funding
    International investors withdraw completely from Agua Zarca projectDam was one of hundreds of projects sanctioned after 2009 military coupThe international funders behind the hydroelectric dam opposed by murdered Honduran environmentalist Berta Cáce…
    - 75 days ago, 4 Jun 17, 6:30am -
  • US admits DEA lied about Honduras 'massacre' that killed four villagers
    Bipartisan investigation finds drug agents misled Congress after river shooting left four dead, including two pregnant women and a schoolboyThe US Drug Enforcement Administration lied about its role in a bungled anti-narcotics operation in Honduras t…
    - 85 days ago, 25 May 17, 4:00am -
  • 'Narco-deforestation': cocaine trade destroying swaths of Central America
    Drug trade’s efforts to launder profits by creating agricultural land results in loss of millions of acres, researchers sayCocaine traffickers attempting to launder their profits are responsible for the disappearance of millions of acres of tropica…
    - 94 days ago, 15 May 17, 7:01pm -
  • 'It's life and death': border crossings continue despite the Trump effect
    In McAllen, Texas and in the Mexican city of Reynosa, numbers seeking asylum in the US are down. But the president’s hard line and harsh rhetoric may not be enough to quell the desperate and threatened for longYou could measure Donald Trump’s vic…
    - 1 May 17, 5:00am -
  • Honduras, where defending nature is a deadly business
    In the first in a series, Yale Environment 360 reports from Honduras where Berta Cáceres fought to protect native lands and paid for it with her life – one of hundreds of victims in this disturbing global trendEnvironmentalists at risk: read part…
    - 22 Mar 17, 7:00am -
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Honduras News

  • A Crisis Of Masculinity

    - 24 Apr 17, 10:03pm -
  • “A Nation Misunderstood”
    The sun beats down. It does so fiercely. At this moment however, I remain cool . I happen to be sitting below the kind, encompassing shade of a large Palm tree. Crisp, white grains of sand slide between my toes as I stand up. I do so in the attempt t…
    - 18 Apr 17, 6:40pm -
  • Tela, Caribbean Delight.
    Tela sits, quite calmly, within a wide bay on the north coast of Honduras. Indeed a ‘troubled’ nation – yes, to offer more accuracy however it is one of extraordinary beauty. This ‘beauty’ can be seen in its mountains or it’s beaches yet…
    - 6 Apr 17, 10:42am -
  • Honduras Dirty Laundry Aired in a US Court
    How a drug cartel took over Honduras unfolding in a New York Court- Courtesy of Honduras News - Daily News of Honduras in English
    - 31 Mar 17, 2:09am -
  • “Honduran Paradise”
    Cayos Cochinos - Honduras - “tenemos algo muy especial aquí”. His simple words capturing it perfectly as “we have something very special here”- Courtesy of Honduras News - Daily News of Honduras in English
    - 30 Mar 17, 11:22am -
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