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.

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.