Honduras gets anti-corruption commission

The Organization of American States on Monday established an ambitious new corruption-fighting commission in Honduras aimed at replicating the success of a similar, UN-backed body in Guatemala that brought down that country`s government.

Honduras declares national emergency over Zika virus

Honduras declares national emergency over Zika virus

The World Health Organization says there is no definitive link between Zika and fetal brain damage.

Year's first massacre in Honduras claims six victims

Gunmen have killed six people in Honduras, the first mass killing of the year in one of the world's most violent countries, police said.

Hondurans targeted in FIFA scandal deny wrongdoing

Hondurans targeted in FIFA scandal deny wrongdoing

The Hondurans are Alfredo Hawit and Rafael Callejas.

Honduras, Myanmar, Haiti top risk list: Climate group

Honduras, Myanmar and Haiti were the most afflicted by climate disasters between 1995 and 2014, said the latest edition of the annual index.

Three children among six dead in new Honduras massacre

Attackers armed with guns and machetes killed at least six people -- three of them children -- today in Honduras in the third massacre in a week, police said.

3 Syrians detained in St Maarten, 1 stopped in Honduras

Honduran officials said a Syrian woman and two Pakistanis were detained yesterday after they crossed into the country by bus from Nicaragua.

Honduras arrests 5 Syrians headed to US with stolen passports

Honduras authorities have arrested five Syrians intending to make it to the United States with stolen Greek passports.

Pregnant teen buried alive, wakes up in coffin

Pregnant teen buried alive, wakes up in coffin

A pregnant Honduran teenager was reportedly found to have been buried alive after family members heard her screaming from the coffin a day after the funeral.

Growing a cup of coffee requires 100 litres of water!

Growing a cup of coffee requires 100 litres of water!

More than 100 litres of water goes into growing an average cup of coffee. This and other factors have contributed to the plight of coffee farmers in poorer nations along the equator.

Journalist takes refuge in Honduras human rights commission

A Honduran journalist has taken refuge in the country`s human rights commission in Tegucigalpa, claiming the government is plotting to assassinate him for exposing a corruption scandal.

Thousands of Hondurans in fresh protest against president

Thousands protested in the Honduran capital Friday, the latest in a series of marches calling for an investigation into President Juan Orlando Hernandez over allegations of massive corruption.

US holds on to beat Honduras in Gold Cup opener

US holds on to beat Honduras in Gold Cup opener

Clint Dempsey scored twice as the United States men`s national team began their CONCACAF Gold Cup title defense on Tuesday by holding on to beat Honduras 2-1 at Toyota Stadium. 

Thousands of Hondurans protest president in latest march

Thousands of Hondurans protest president in latest march

Tens of thousands of Hondurans, many of them holding torches, marched Friday to demand the resignation of President Juan Orlando Hernandez during the latest in a series of demonstrations accusing him of corruption.

Thousands in anti-corruption march against Honduras president

Tens of thousands of Hondurans marched Friday in Tegucigalpa, many with torches in hand, as they demanded the resignation of President Juan Orlando Hernandez over an ongoing corruption scandal.

Thousands march in Honduras to demand resignation of president

Thousands march in Honduras to demand resignation of president

Thousands of angry, torch-bearing Hondurans marched on Friday to call for the resignation of President Juan Hernandez and demand an independent probe into one of the worst corruption scandals in the country`s history.

US indicts 17 Colombia alleged traffickers

 The United States announced Tuesday it had indicted 17 alleged leaders and associates of Colombia`s powerful Clan Usuga drug gang, who would all risk life in prison if ever convicted.

Thousands demand Honduras leader resign in latest protest

Thousands demand Honduras leader resign in latest protest

 Thousands of angry protesters marched in the Honduran capital Friday for the fourth week in a row to demand President Juan Orlando Hernandez step down over a corruption scandal. 

Brazil boosted by 10th straight win ahead of Copa America start

Brazil boosted by 10th straight win ahead of Copa America start

Brazil made it 10 straight wins before heading to Chile for the Copa America, which begins on Thursday and could become a showdown between Barcelona superstars Lionel Messi and Neymar.

Thousands rally in Honduras calling for president to quit

 Thousands of protesters marched through Honduras`s capital Friday demanding the resignation of President Juan Orlando Hernandez over a corruption scandal that has seen growing calls for him to quit.