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Honduras sends peacekeeping troops to Haiti

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 07:44

Honduras was sending a 37-member military contingent to Haiti to participate in peacekeeping efforts there, a military officer announced.

Hernandez sworn in as Honduras president

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 04:16

Conservative Juan Orlando Hernandez has been sworn to a four-year term as president of Honduras, vowing "zero tolerance" against crime in the impoverished country`s battle against illegal drugs.

Switzerland coach slams World Cup match "in the jungle"

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 05:11

Hitzfeld, speaking on Germany`s SWR radio, blamed commercial interests for the controversial scheduling.

Torrential rains in Honduras strand 20,000 people

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 12:45

Rivers swollen by torrential rains have left some 20,000 people cut off in Honduras, the government said Tuesday.

Media executive killed in Honduras

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 15:31

An executive with a company that publishes three newspapers in Honduras was slain inside his house in San Pedro Sula city, police said.

Ruling party officially wins Honduran presidency

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 09:32

Honduras` electoral court has officially declared ruling party candidate Juan Orlando Hernandez the winner of Sunday`s presidential election, with 80 percent of the vote counted.

Honduras confirms 27 deaths from dengue fever

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 13:44

A Honduran dengue fever epidemic has killed 27 people so far this year and infected some 31,960 individuals, health officials said.

Family feud leaves seven dead in Honduras

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 12:07

At least seven people were killed in a shootout involving two rival families in Colon, a province on the Caribbean coast of Honduras.

`Lost City of Gold` may have been found deep in Honduras rain forest

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 11:23

A possible lost city could be hidden in Honduran rain forests, which might be the building foundations and mounds of Ciudad Blanca, a never-confirmed legendary metropolis, new images reveal.

53 lawyers slain in Honduras over two-year period

Last Updated: Saturday, March 16, 2013, 11:03

Fifty-three attorneys were murdered in Honduras during the period 2010-12 and more than 95 of the crimes remain unsolved, the Central American nation`s human rights commissioner said.

Four shot dead at pizza joint in Honduras

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 11:45

Gunmen killed four people at a pizzeria in San Pedro Sula, a city in northern Honduras, the National Police said.

Gunmen kill 11 men playing soccer in Honduras

Last Updated: Monday, October 15, 2012, 23:08

The motives for the attacks in the rural province of Olancho are still under investigation.