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.

Thousands protest in Honduras cities following scandal

A protest movement organized over social media in Honduras has led to large demonstrations in cities around the Central American country.

Son of Honduran ex-president appears in US court on drug charges

The son of the former president of Honduras, who was arrested in Haiti this week, appeared in New York court Friday charged with attempting to import cocaine, prosecutors said.

Son of former Honduran president arrested in Haiti and sent to US

Haitian and US authorities have arrested the son of the former president of Honduras and sent him to New York where he faces drug trafficking charges, the government of Honduras said.

Honduran gangs choke small businesses with `war tax`

 Surrounded by empty stalls, Sheila is holding on as best she can to the small stand where she sells fried bananas in what was once one of Honduras`s busiest markets.

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.