Police in Honduras on Tuesday arrested eight people, including Jorge Neptaly Romero Mejía mayor of Talanga a town close to the capital city of Tegucigalpa and a former policeman ex-Sub-Commissioner Álvaro García, on charges of links to one of the country’s most feared criminal gangs. Arrest were carried out following a long investigation involving over […]
Homicides in Honduras fell 12 percent in 2015 thanks in part to the capture and extradition to the United States of drug cartel bosses, a United Nations-backed organization said on Wednesday. The murder rate in Honduras dropped to 60 per 100,000 people from the 2014 rate of 68 per 100,000 people, according to the respected […]
The Special Public Prosecutor for Women (Fiscalía Especial de la Mujer) conducted the first workshop on femicide in the city of San Pedro Sula this past Wednesday, the office announced today. The seminar was aimed at educating justice officials on how to provide quality care to the families and victims of violence against women. […]
Defense Minister Marlon Pascua reported that during the early Wednesday morning hours, a large quantity of drugs and the boat providing its transporation were seized during an operation by the Honduran Navy in the region of La Moskitia, Gracias Adios.
The Minister of Security, Pompeyo Bonilla, has confirmed this evening, that the lifeless body of Radio HRN journalist Ángel Alfredo Villatoro Rivera was found abandoned along the side of the road in an isolated and dimly lit region of Las Uvas, in the southern region of Tegucigalpa. Mr. Villatoro Rivera was abducted on the morning […]