Juan Orlando Hernandez

Honduran President Hernandez declared winner of November 26 election

Hernandez beat center-left challenger and TV star Salvador Nasralla by 1.53 percentage points, according to the official count.

Dec 18, 2017, 08:24 AM IST

Honduran president declared winner of disputed poll

Electoral authorities made the announcement the day that Hernandez`s leftist opponent, Salvador Nasralla, left for the United States to highlight what he said was ballot tampering in the November 26 poll.

Dec 18, 2017, 07:28 AM IST

Helicopter crash kills Honduran president's sister, 5 others

Hilda Hernandez, sister of President Juan Orlando Hernandez, and five other people were killed in a helicopter crash today on a mountain near the Honduran capital.

Dec 17, 2017, 07:47 AM IST

Honduras awaits presidential vote count as army enforces curfew

EGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduras enforced a curfew on Saturday while still mired in chaos over a contested presidential election that has triggered looting and protests in which at least one person has died.

Dec 02, 2017, 12:52 PM IST

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez declares himself election winner

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez declared himself the winner of elections before official results were announced -- and his top rival did the same.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:17 AM IST

Drug cartel planning to kill me: Honduras president

The Honduran authorities are investigating an alleged drug cartel plan to assassinate President Juan Orlando Hernandez and the US ambassador to the country, the leader said on Thursday.

Oct 14, 2016, 15:43 PM IST

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.

Jul 18, 2015, 11:34 AM IST

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.

Jul 04, 2015, 09:01 AM IST

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. 

Jun 20, 2015, 12:11 PM IST

Honduras president admits his party took skimmed funds

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Wednesday admitted his conservative ruling National Party accepted money that had been misappropriated from Social Security, a scandal that has sparked calls for him to step down.

Jun 04, 2015, 05:19 AM IST

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.


Mar 12, 2015, 07:20 AM IST

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.

Dec 02, 2014, 10:31 AM IST

Hernandez sworn in as Honduras president

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.

Jan 28, 2014, 04:16 AM IST

Ruling party officially wins Honduran presidency

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.

Nov 28, 2013, 09:32 AM IST