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Meeting of U.S., Central American officials is called off this week

10 Sep 2018

SAN SALVADOR/TEGUCIGALPA A U.S.-hosted meeting with Mexico and Central American countries scheduled for this week in Washington has been called off, officials said on Sunday, as President Donald Trump's policies test relations with the region.

U.S. cancels security meeting with Central American countries, El Salvador says

09 Sep 2018

SAN SALVADOR/TEGUCIGALPA The United States suspended a meeting with Central American officials that was to take place this week, the government of El Salvador said, as the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump test relations in the region.

Father says little Honduran girl on Time cover was not taken from mother

22 Jun 2018

TEGUCIGALPA The Honduran toddler pictured sobbing in a pink jacket before U.S. President Donald Trump on an upcoming cover of Time magazine was not separated from her mother at the U.S. border, according to a man who says he is the girl's father.

Trump administration moves to expel some 57,000 Hondurans

05 May 2018

NEW YORK/TEGUCIGALPA The Trump administration said on Friday it will end temporary protections for immigrants in the United States from Honduras on Jan. 5, 2020, leaving potentially 57,000 people vulnerable to deportation. | Video

Honduran coca raid signals shift to cocaine production, authorities say

10 Apr 2018

TEGUCIGALPA The second seizure of a coca plantation in Honduras within a year shows drug gangs are seeking to cut costs and turn the small Central American state into a producer rather than a transit hub for U.S.-bound cocaine, authorities said on Tuesday.

Honduras arrests alleged mastermind behind activist's murder

03 Mar 2018

TEGUCIGALPA Honduran authorities on Friday said they arrested a high-ranking executive of a hydroelectric company on Friday on charges of helping plan the murder of indigenous environmental activist Berta Caceres two years ago.

Honduran president sworn in amid protests after election chaos

27 Jan 2018

TEGUCIGALPA Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez called for unity on Saturday after a bitterly disputed election last year as he was sworn in for a second term, while police skirmished with protesters in the streets.

OAS body accuses Honduras Congress of blocking anti-graft probe

25 Jan 2018

TEGUCIGALPA An anti-graft body backed by the Organization of American States (OAS) on Wednesday accused the Honduran congress of blocking its investigations into a corruption racket that allegedly involves lawmakers and high-level officials.

Honduran security forces battle protesters as election chaos lingers

21 Jan 2018

TEGUCIGALPA Honduran soldiers and police clashed with protesters blocking roads across the Central American country on Saturday, as discontent continues to fester nearly two months after a disputed presidential election.

Strong quake in Caribbean Sea shakes Honduras, Mexico and Belize, no tsunami

10 Jan 2018

TEGUCIGALPA An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 that struck near remote islands belonging to Honduras on Tuesday was felt across northern Central America but there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage.

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