Jan 07, 2013 09:38 EST
The former Honduran ambassador to Colombia accepted blame Sunday for a party held at his embassy that reportedly involved prostitutes, but said he was away on vacation when it took place.
Jan 05, 2013 16:47 EST
The Honduran ambassador to Colombia was forced to resign Saturday after his bodyguard reportedly held a Christmas party with prostitutes at the mission, the foreign ministry in Tegucigalpa said.
Nov 12, 2012 19:52 EST
The leaders of Mexico and three Central American nations called Monday for a review of anti-drug policies after two US states voted to legalize marijuana.
Oct 03, 2012 19:01 EDT
The Honduran government tolerates illegal groups that operate as death squads, a truth commission said Wednesday in a report on the effects of the 2009 coup against president Manuel Zelaya.
May 25, 2012 17:11 EDT
Thousands of people turned out in several cities across Honduras on Friday to protest a wave of journalist killings in the country, where 20 reporters have been murdered in the past three years.
May 16, 2012 12:31 EDT
A journalist who was kidnapped a week ago has been found shot to death, making him the 20th to be killed in Honduras in the past three years amid rising gang violence, police said Wednesday.
Mar 08, 2012 21:38 EST
The US ambassador in Honduras has blamed a fire last month at an overcrowded prison in the Central American country that killed 361 inmates, on official negligence.
Mar 06, 2012 18:46 EST
US Vice President Joe Biden met with Central American leaders in Honduras Tuesday in talks expected to focus on rising drug violence in the region.
Feb 20, 2012 21:44 EST
Scores of relatives of the 359 inmates killed in a blaze that gutted a Honduran prison broke through police barriers Monday and opened body bags in a desperate search for their kin's remains.
Feb 18, 2012 16:04 EST
Hondurans are burying victims of one of the world's worst jail fires as they search for answers about what caused the disaster.
Feb 17, 2012 22:06 EST
Honduran President Porfirio Lobo acknowledged that some inmates caught up in the horrific prison fire this week had escaped, without saying how many prisoners had fled the scene.
Feb 17, 2012 18:46 EST
Foreign experts on Friday probed a fire in a jail in the Central American nation of Honduras which left 356 dead this week, as questions lingered about the role of the authorities in the disaster.
Feb 17, 2012 14:21 EST
COMAYAGUA, Honduras (Reuters) - Honduras came under international pressure on Friday to fix its broken prison system and allow an independent inquiry into a jailhouse blaze this week that killed more than 350 inmates, many burned alive in their cells.
Dec 03, 2011 19:44 EST
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Saturday urged Chile and Cuba to join him in a "troika" of core nations at the forefront of a new Americas bloc that excludes the United States and Canada.
Nov 30, 2011 01:49 EST
TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduras' Congress voted on Tuesday to deploy the army to fight encroaching Mexican drug cartels in a bid to curb violence in the world's most murderous country.
Nov 29, 2011 13:47 EST
An unusual Nativity creche on display in a Honduran shopping mall memorializes vivid scenes of gang violence, a police purge and the deaths of Osama bin Laden and Moamer Kadhafi among other real life events.
Oct 05, 2011 19:17 EDT
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday hailed the restoration of democracy and constitutional order in Honduras, as he welcomed President Porfirio Lobo two years after a coup rocked Tegucigalpa.
Oct 05, 2011 17:29 EDT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama hailed President Porfirio Lobo of Honduras for his "strong commitment to democracy" on Wednesday, sealing the Central American nation's rehabilitation after a coup in 2009.
Jul 07, 2011 20:36 EDT
Manuel Zelaya was deposed in a 2009 coup and not removed from the presidency in a "constitutional succession" as his opponents claimed, the Honduras Truth and Reconciliation Commission concluded.
Jun 01, 2011 19:04 EDT
Honduras was readmitted Wednesday to the Organization of American States (OAS), ending a two-year diplomatic hiatus following the widely criticized coup that drove Manuel Zelaya from power.