Cubans Detained at Honduras Border

Cubans Detained at Honduras Border

Agents of the Honduras Border Police on Thursday detained 39 citizens of Cuban origin in the Agua Caliente border point in Ocotepeque, western Honduras. The Cubans had been transported by bus from the intercity route from Tegucigalpa, and were heading towards the neighboring country of Guatemala, following a route to the United States.  All persons were sent to the […]

Yellow Alert for Ulúa River Areas of Honduras

Yellow Alert for Ulúa River Areas of Honduras

A collapse in the road near El Balin, Santa Cruz, Yojoa, prevented vehicular passage between San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa during Saturday night and Sunday morning. A collapse of mud and rocks occurred near the community of  Los Chorros, where a recent tragedy resulted in the death of six children when the walls of the house where they slept […]

United Nations directs Honduras Government to Protect Journalist and Attorneys

United Nations directs Honduras Government to Protect Journalist and Attorneys

United Nations (ONU) human rights chief Navi Pillay called on the government of Honduras to take urgent steps to combat impunity for crimes against lawyers and journalists, stressing that the recent killings reflect “chronic insecurity” that these professions are subject to in the country. “Sadly, these deplorable killings are far from isolated cases. There is […]

Honduras Reports Good Coffee Flowers

Honduras Reports Good Coffee Flowers

Honduras and Guatemala, Central America’s largest coffee growers, are having “good” flowering before the start of the next crop, according to Volcafe Ltd. Producers in Guatemala are reporting the progress in all regions, Volcafe, the coffee unit of commodities trader ED&F Man Holdings Ltd., said in a report e-mailed today. In Honduras, the flowerings are […]

CSJ President to Hear INPREMA Case

CSJ President to Hear INPREMA Case

The full Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ) unanimously nominated its president, Jorge Rivera Aviles, to hear the alleged corruption case against the former board of the National Institute for Teachers (INPREMA). Rivera Aviles will evaluate the indictment filed by the prosecution against former Education Minister, Alejandro Ventura, and former director of INPREMA, Arnaldo Pedro Pinto. […]

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