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Honduras: Journalist given refuge in human rights commission

Tegucigalpa - A journalist in Honduras has been given refuge in the country's human rights commission because he claims the government is plotting his assassination for exposing a corruption scandal.

Journalist takes refuge in Honduras human rights commission

Tegucigalpa - A Honduran journalist has taken refuge in the country's human rights commission in Tegucigalpa, claiming the government is plotting to assassinate him for exposing a corruption scandal.

Riot police in Honduras scuffle with protesters

Tegucigalpa - Riot police in Honduras scuffled Thursday with hunger-striking protesters trying to march on the president's palace in the latest of a series of rallies seeking his resignation for alleged massive corruption.

Thousands in anti-corruption march against Honduras president

Tegucigalpa - Tens of thousands of Hondurans marched Friday in Tegucigalpa, many with torches in hand, as they demanded the resignation of President Juan Orlando Hernandez over an ongoing corruption scandal.

Thousands demand Honduras leader resign in latest protest

Tegucigalpa - 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.

Honduran gangs exact heavy 'war tax' from bus drivers

Tegucigalpa - Jose's scars are a constant reminder of the day gang members set him on fire for failing to pay their "war tax" -- a daily nightmare for bus drivers in Honduras.

Op-Ed: Will the world have to kiss its favorite banana goodbye?

Guayaquil - For the last six decades, banana crops in Latin America have flourished after nearly being wiped out by a nasty disease. Now there are worries that a more virulent strain of the same disease may wipe out the world's favorite banana — the Cavendish.

Thousands rally in Honduras calling for president to quit

Tegucigalpa - Thousands of protesters marched through Honduras's capital demanding the resignation of President Juan Orlando Hernandez over a corruption scandal that has seen growing calls for him to quit.

Honduran gangs choke small businesses with 'war tax'

Tegucigalpa - Surrounded by empty stalls, Sheila is holding on as best she can to the small stand where she sells fried bananas in what was once one of Honduras's busiest markets.

'Worst' serial rapist in Honduran history captured in Mexico

Tegucigalpa - A Honduran man serving time for raping more than 40 woman and under-aged girls has been captured in Mexico after escaping from prison in his country.

Three dead, 32 hurt in Honduras prison riot

Tegucigalpa - Three inmates were killed, including one who was shot in the head, during a riot at an overcrowded Honduran prison that left another 32 people injured, authorities said.

Three killed, 15 hurt in Honduras prison riot

Tegucigalpa - Three inmates were killed, including at least one who was fatally shot, during a Honduran prison riot that also left seven prisoners and eight guards hurt, authorities said on Wednesday.

Honduran rain forest gives up pre-Columbian 'lost city'

While searching for the fabled "White City," or the "City of the Monkey God," rumored to be located in a remote part of the Mosquitia rain forest in Honduras, an archaeological team instead found the remains of a an unknown civilization.

Honduran army races gangs to reach child trash-pickers

Tegucigalpa - Fourteen-year-old Cristian competes with stray dogs, scavenging birds and hundreds of other trash-pickers for food at a Honduran dump, but when the army offers him a square meal, he warily declines.

Blue Hole of Belize may explain demise of Mayan civilization

The mystery of the demise of the 3,000 year old Mayan civilization has baffled historians and archaeologists for decades. However, new research at the Blue Hole of Belize lends weight to the idea that catastrophic drought brought the empire to its knees.

At least five dead in Pennsylvania shooting spree

Five confirmed dead in a shooting spree that took place in four separate locations. Reports coming in say at least five have been confirmed dead. Authorities say death toll is likely to rise.

'Miss Honduras' murder suspects back in court

Tegucigalpa - The suspected killer of Honduras' Miss World contestant and her sister appeared in court Wednesday, along with three alleged accomplices.

Miss Honduras accused declines to testify on killing

Santa B - The man accused of killing Honduras's Miss World contestant and his three alleged accomplices declined to testify Tuesday at their first court appearance.

Honduras buries slain Miss World contestant, sister

Santa B - A shaken Honduras buried its Miss World contestant and her sister, after the latter's boyfriend shot them in a jealous rage, according to police and media reports.

Honduras buries slain Miss World contestant, sister

Santa B - A shaken Honduras buried its Miss World contestant and her sister Thursday after the sister's boyfriend shot them in a jealous rage, according to police and media reports.
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