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Mexican authorities rescue 143 kidnapped Hondurans: official

Mexico - Mexican authorities rescued a group of 143 Honduran migrants, including 71 minors, who had been kidnapped in the violence-prone southern state of Veracruz, officials said on Wednesday.

Hondurans defy Trump to head north for US border

San Pedro Sula - A new migrant caravan of around a thousand Hondurans hit out for the United States border on Wednesday in defiance of threats from US President Donald Trump.

Hundreds of migrants form caravan in Honduras to head for the US

San Pedro Sula - Almost 1,000 people gathered Tuesday night in the town of San Pedro Sula in northern Honduras to form a new caravan to reach the United States, police said.

El Salvador president-elect to snub Ortega, Maduro

Sansalvador - Incoming El Salvador president Nayib Bukele will not invite regional counterparts Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela, Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua and Honduras' Juan Orlando Hernandez to his June 1 inauguration, a top aide said Tuesday.

Thousands protest against Honduras president

Tegucigalpa - Thousands of people marched through the streets of the Honduran capital Friday night demanding the resignation of President Juan Orlando Hernandez and an investigation of him and his family.

US cuts aid for some Central American countries over migrants

Washington - The United States cut off aid to several Central American countries President Donald Trump accuses of doing nothing to stop the outflow of US-bound migrants, the State Department announced Saturday.

Desperate Hondurans seek divine intervention from patron saint

Tegucigalpa - Thousands of Hondurans made desperate pleas Saturday to their country's patron saint, begging for social equality and protection from violent crime.

Honduras police clash with students demanding president's ouster

Tegucigalpa - Police in Honduras fired tear gas at hundreds of student protesters who blocked a major road in the capital Tegucigalpa as they called for the resignation of President Juan Orlando Hernandez, who just finished the first year of his second term.

Protests in Honduras against president heat up

Tegucigalpa - Thousands of people took to the streets across Honduras on Sunday to protest against the president a year after his controversial inauguration.

New migrant caravan enters Mexico, legally or not

Ciudad Hidalgo - Hundreds of Central Americans entered Mexico illegally as the latest migrant caravan trying to reach the United States began crossing the Mexican-Guatemalan border en masse Friday.

New caravan crosses Guatemala, first migrants enter Mexico

Guatemala City - A new caravan of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States made its way across Guatemala Thursday, with the first members crossing into southern Mexico.

Hondurans form a new US-bound caravan, drawing fire from Trump

San Pedro Sula - Hundreds of Hondurans have set out on a trek to the United States, forming another caravan that US President Donald Trump cited Tuesday to justify building a wall on the border with Mexico.

Hondurans form a new US-bound caravan, drawing fire from Trump

San Pedro Sula - Hundreds of Hondurans have set out on a trek to the United States, forming another caravan that US President Donald Trump cited Tuesday to justify building a wall on the border with Mexico.

Honduras in talks with US, Israel on moving embassy to Jerusalem

Bras - Honduras on Tuesday discussed with Israel and the United States moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a controversial initiative that follows similar gestures by Washington, officials said.

Honduran president during US-funded 'Contra' war on Nicaragua dies

Tegucigalpa - Roberto Suazo Cordova, president of Honduras during the US-financed "Contra" war against Nicaragua of the 1980s, died on Saturday, officials said.

Honduran court convicts seven in murder of environmental activist

Tegucigalpa - A Honduran court on Thursday found seven men guilty in connection with the murder of Berta Caceres, a Honduran indigenous environmental activist shot dead for opposing the construction of a dam.

US charges Honduran president's brother over cocaine

New York - US prosecutors said Monday they have charged Juan Antonio Hernandez, the brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, with conspiring to import cocaine into the United States, weapons offenses and making false statements.

Brother of Honduran president arrested in US over drug ties: officials

Tegucigalpa - Juan Antonio Hernandez, the brother of the Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, was arrested in the United States on Friday over suspected ties to drug trafficking, officials said Friday.

Migrants defy Trump at Mexico border as US forces flex muscle

Tijuana - Hundreds of Central American migrants staged a boisterous demonstration on the US Mexico border Thursday, screaming for President Donald Trump to let them in as US soldiers and riot police put on a menacing show of force.

Central American caravan continues toward US after rest

Mexico - Around 5,000 Central Americans left Mexico City at dawn Saturday, brushing exhaustion and illness aside to get back on the road towards the United States as part of a migrant caravan that has drawn fury from President Donald Trump.

Central American caravan continues toward US after rest

Mexico - Around 5,000 Central Americans left Mexico City at dawn Saturday, brushing exhaustion and illness aside to get back on the road towards the United States as part of a migrant caravan that has drawn fury from President Donald Trump.

Migrant caravan fragments as hundreds return to the road

Mexico - The caravan of Central American migrants whose trek toward the United States became a hot-button issue in the US mid-term elections fragmented Friday as hundreds left Mexico City to resume their journey.

Migrant caravan fragments as hundreds return to the road

Mexico - The caravan of Central American migrants whose trek toward the United States became a hot-button issue in the US mid-term elections fragmented Friday as hundreds left Mexico City to resume their journey.

Migrant caravan rests, regroups in Mexico City

Mexico - A caravan of Central American migrants that has drawn frequent Twitter tirades from President Donald Trump ahead of the US midterm elections rested and regrouped Monday at a stadium-turned-shelter in Mexico City before pressing on.

Migrant caravan rests, regroups in Mexico City

Mexico - A caravan of Central American migrants that has drawn near-daily Twitter tirades from President Donald Trump ahead of the US mid-term elections rested and regrouped Monday at a stadium-turned-shelter in Mexico City before pressing on.

Pregnant migrants want their children 'to be American'

Los Zacatones - Two months ago, Marisol Hernandez's husband was gunned down by gangsters for refusing to work for them. For the pregnant 23-year-old, that was the last straw.

Hundreds of Honduran migrants cross river into Mexico

- Hundreds of Hondurans crossed a river into Mexico in a fresh wave of migrants heading to the United States on Monday as the United States said it would deploy 5,000 troops on its border with Mexico.

1,000 Honduran migrants break Guatemala police cordon

Guatemala City - More than a thousand Honduran migrants broke through a Guatemalan police cordon on the border with Mexico Sunday as they attempted to join a larger caravan of compatriots heading towards the United States, police and rights groups said.

Unemployment, danger and violence pushing Hondurans to flee to US

Tegucigalpa - Choking back tears, Glenda Lagos laments the departure of her teenage daughter to join the Honduran migrant caravan heading to the United States despite threats from President Donald Trump to turn them back at the border.

Maduro labels Pence 'a madman' for Venezuela caravan link

Caracas - Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday labelled US Vice President Mike Pence "a madman" after he accused Caracas of financing the Honduras migrant caravan marching towards the United States.
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Honduras: National Party presidential candidate Juan Orlando Hernandez is interviewed as foreign cor...
Honduras: National Party presidential candidate Juan Orlando Hernandez is interviewed as foreign correspondents tour his campaign headquarters in Tegucigalpa November 21, 2013. Hernandez, vows a crackdown on drug violence that has made the country the world's murder capital
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A stream winds through part of an unexplored valley in Mosquitia in eastern Honduras  a region long ...
A stream winds through part of an unexplored valley in Mosquitia in eastern Honduras, a region long rumored to contain a legendary “White City,” also called the City of the Monkey God. (Screen grab)
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Crossing Mexico s Southern border on the 
Suchiate River on the Mexico-Guatemala border.
Crossing Mexico's Southern border on the Suchiate River on the Mexico-Guatemala border.
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Entrance to the prison of Comayagua in Honduras. The sign reads:  Justice be made though the world p...
Entrance to the prison of Comayagua in Honduras. The sign reads: "Justice be made though the world perish" (Screengrab La Prensa, Honduras)
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Honduras  former President Manuel Zelaya leaves after a meeting at the electoral tribunal in Tegucig...
Honduras' former President Manuel Zelaya leaves after a meeting at the electoral tribunal in Tegucigalpa November 23, 2013. Honduras votes on Sunday in a tight race that pits the wife of ousted President Manuel Zelaya against Honduras' most powerful politician, Juan Hernandez, with polls showing them running neck-and-neck. Xiomara Castro, the wife of Zelaya who was deposed in a 2009 coup, led polls for much of the last year
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An aerial view of Tegucigalpa  capital city of Honduras.
An aerial view of Tegucigalpa, capital city of Honduras.
Enrique Galeano Morales
Former British Special Air Service (SAS) soldiers prepare a helicopter pilot for liftoff from a land...
Former British Special Air Service (SAS) soldiers prepare a helicopter pilot for liftoff from a landing zone cleared to ferry the team and supplies to the site of the lost city. (screen grab)
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Ribbon worm filmed in Roatan, Honduras at Calvin's Crack on a rainy overcast day with low ambient lighting.
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The southern pine beetle  Dendroctonus frontalis.
The southern pine beetle, Dendroctonus frontalis.
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Los Zetas weapons
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A “were-jaguar” effigy, likely representing a combination of a human and spirit animal, is part of a still-buried ceremonial seat, or metate found in the site.
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2009 protests against Manuel Zelaya in Honduras.
2009 protests against Manuel Zelaya in Honduras.
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Guanaja Island  in the Caribbean  sits 70 miles off the coast of Honduras.
Guanaja Island, in the Caribbean, sits 70 miles off the coast of Honduras.
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