Honduras approves special protections for rights activists, journalists

Honduras` Congress has passed a law offering special protections to journalists, human right activists and judicial workers operating in a country with the world`s highest murder rate.

US Marines plan force in Honduras for hurricane season

The United States wants to deploy a force of about 250 Marines to Honduras to provide humanitarian help during the region`s hurricane season, officials said Friday.

Three dead, 32 hurt in Honduras prison riot

Three inmates were killed, including one who was shot in the head, during a riot at an overcrowded Honduran prison Wednesday that left another 32 people injured, authorities said.

 

Remains of ancient civilization uncovered in Honduran jungle
Remains of ancient civilization uncovered in Honduran jungle

Archaeologists working in the dense jungle of Honduras have found dozens of artefacts at a site where they believe twin cities from an ancient civilization once thrived, the head of the country`s anthropology institute said on Wednesday.

Barack Obama eyes $1 billion for Central America

President Barack Obama`s administration hopes to increase funding to Central America to $1 billion next year as part of a drive to boost relations with southern neighbors, bolster security and stem illegal immigration.

Acclaimed Honduras teenage AIDS activist kidnapped in street

A Honduran AIDS activist who gave an impressive speech at the age of 12 at a 2008 international conference has been abducted in the city of San Pedro Sula.

Hondurans get in the spirit with world record human Christmas tree

Thousands of Hondurans went down in history on Monday by setting a new Guinness world record for the largest human Christmas tree.

`Miss Honduras` murder suspects back in court

The suspected killer of Honduras` Miss World contestant and her sister appeared in court Wednesday, along with three alleged accomplices.

Honduras buries slain Miss World contestant, sister
Honduras buries slain Miss World contestant, sister

A shaken Honduras buried its Miss World contestant and her sister Thursday, after the latter`s boyfriend shot them in a jealous rage, according to police and media reports.

Honduras buries slain Miss World contestant, sister

 A shaken Honduras buried its Miss World contestant and her sister Thursday, after the latter`s boyfriend shot them in a jealous rage, according to police and media reports.

Miss Honduras Maria Jose Alvarado found dead

Miss Honduras World 2014, Maria Jose Alvarado and her sister, missing for nearly a week, were found dead near the Cablotales Village on Wednesday, police said.

US has 450,000 illegal immigrants from India

As President Barack Obama mulls executive action to give relief from deportation to some of the 11.2 million illegal immigrants in the US, a new report said about 450,000 of them are from India.

Honduras beauty queen goes missing

 Miss Honduras World 2014, Maria Jose Alvarado, and her sister, Sofia Trinidad, have been missing since last week, beauty pageant organiser Eduardo Zablah has said.

At least 14 killed in Honduras bus crash

At least 14 people were killed and scores injured when a bus carrying them plunged into a ravine in western Honduras, media reports said Friday.

Drought threatens more than 500,000 in Honduras: Red Cross

A severe drought is endangering more than half a million people in Honduras, ramping up pressure on them to migrate, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Wednesday.

Late goal gives Honduras draw with host USA
Late goal gives Honduras draw with host USA

Maynor Figueroa headed home the equalizer in the 86th minute Tuesday to give Honduras a 1-1 draw with the United States in an international football friendly.

Dempsey among six new USA faces for Honduras
Dempsey among six new USA faces for Honduras

US captain Clint Dempsey was among six players added Saturday by Jurgen Klinsmann for his side`s Tuesday friendly against Honduras at Boca Raton, Florida.

Masked gunmen slay family collecting body at Honduras morgue, kill 9

Masked gunmen attacked a family collecting a body from a morgue in the ultraviolent Honduran city of San Pedro Sula on Tuesday, killing nine people including four of the deceased`s kin. 

Reinaldo Rueda replaced as Ecuador coach

The Ecuador Football Federation have replaced national coach Reinaldo Rueda after the team failed to get out of the World Cup group stages.

Ecuador sack World Cup coach Reinaldo Rueda, hand reins to Sixto Vizuete

Ecuador have sacked World Cup coach Reinaldo Rueda following the team`s failure to progress beyond the group stage in Brazil.