Police authorities today captured a doctor and his seven bodyguards in his office, for alleged links with the criminal attack against the Honduran Prosecutor Xiomara Benítez in Marcala, La Paz. The suspect is identified as Dr. Erwin Francisco Mejía Pineda. The operation involved agents of the DLCN (Direction of the Fight Against Drug Trafficking (Dirección […]
The Associate Producer of Maya TV and anchor of the entertainment program “El Tecolote”, Leonel Alexander Valladares (28), was shot and killed at 10 am this morning, after leaving work. His two assistants, Marco Adrain Gutierre (27) and Renan Valladares (46) were also killed, and his girlfriend, Nelly Jorleny Pavón, was injured by several bullets […]
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. […]
Honduran Faces Ten Years in Federal Prison on Child Pornography Charge U.S. Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Western District of Texas PRESS RELEASE United States Attorney Robert Pitman announced that in Midland, Texas, a 27-year-old Honduran National in the United States on a student visa faces ten years in federal prison after pleading guilty […]
In January 2010, Gandhi Espinal Raudales, the Central American judo champion, was arrested and sent to the National Penitentiary near Tegucigalpa. Gandhi Espinal Raudales was accused of five homicides, but he escaped four months later.