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 […]
U.S. Special Forces are engaged in the fight against Honduras street gangs in an effort to prevent the violence that causes illegal immigration into the United States, The Wall Street Journal reports. In Honduras, U.S. forces aid a local SWAT team called the Tigres, who target violent street gang members, but Americans stay in the […]
At least two teens were killed and 15 other people were wounded in a clash between stick-wielding gangs in a juvenile detention center near Honduras’ capital city of Tegucigalpa this past Thursday. Both of the dead were 17-year-old inmates, according to the authorities in charge of the Renaciendo facility 25 km north of Tegucigalpa. Police […]
“We want to apologize to society, we want peace with God and with the authorities.” The Honduras gangs leaders emphasized they have faith in God, and want to change the image of our Honduras.