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Hurricanes Iota and Eta deal Honduras a catastrophic double-blow
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St. Pete group helping Central America families devastated by Hurricanes Eta and Iota
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Storm Eta triggers flooding, mudslides in Central America
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Hurricane Eta lashes Nicaragua
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‘There is no work’: Hondurans brave risks in US-bound caravan
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Migrant caravan sets out for the US amid COVID-19 concerns
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Hurricane Iota threatens 'catastrophic winds'The storm has strengthened to category five and is forecast to hit Nicaragua and Honduras on Monday.
Storm Iota: Preparations under way in Honduras and NicaraguaForecasters say Tropical Storm Iota will strengthen to a hurricane as it hits Honduras and Nicaragua.
Honduran president hospitalized for Covid-19, treated for pneumoniaHonduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez has been hospitalized for Covid-19 and is being treated for pneumonia, a health official said on Wednesday, a day after the Central American leader's diagnosis..
Honduran president says he is infected with coronavirusHonduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez said late on Tuesday he has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, is receiving treatment and will work remotely and through his aides.
Honduras extends coronavirus curfew by one week to June 14Honduras has extended a curfew by one week through June 14 in order to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, security ministry spokesman Jair Meza said on Sunday.
African, Caribbean migrants continue trek towards U.S. borderMigrants from Africa and the Caribbean, stranded in Honduras after Central American countries closed their borders to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, on Wednesday kept marching north in an..
African, Haitian migrants in Honduras defy border closure in attempt to reach U.S.African, Cuban and Haitian migrants stranded in Honduras after borders were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic began trekking northward on Tuesday in an attempt to reach the United States,..
Honduran prison brawl leaves six dead, two injuredSix inmates died and two more were injured between Saturday night and Sunday morning in a violent brawl in a Honduran women's prison home to 835, part of which was set on fire, a prison official said..
U.S. returns migrant children despite risks worsened by coronavirus: UNICEFThe United States has returned at least 1,000 unaccompanied migrant children to Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras since early March despite risks of violence and discrimination that have..
Honduras extends blanket curfew again to halt spread of coronavirusHonduras on Sunday extended its blanket curfew for a week, a key measure in its efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Cut off by coronavirus: Hondurans in packed prison suffer mental tollFor Yerbin Estrada, the worst part of the day is when the sun begins to set. The hundreds of inmates of La Esperanza prison in central Honduras must leave its small courtyard and file back to their..
In clash with riot police, Hondurans block burial of coronavirus victimResidents of an impoverished part of the Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa, clashed with riot police on Thursday after blocking the burial of a person suspected of having died from the novel coronavirus,..
Honduras ex-police chief faces US drug trafficking chargesHe is accused of helping ship drugs on behalf of the Honduran president and his brother.
Honduran president denies drug trafficking accusationsThe drug trafficking accusations against Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez are "100%" false, the president's office said on Thursday, after U.S. prosecutors announced drug trafficking charges..
U.S. charges ex-Honduran police chief 'El Tigre' with drug conspiracyU.S. prosecutors on Thursday announced drug trafficking charges against a former chief of the Honduran National Police, the latest in a string of U.S. drug cases against officials of the Central..
In already poor Honduras, coronavirus pushes some into homelessnessPoor Hondurans who were barely eking out a living selling basics on the capital's gritty streets prior to the coronavirus outbreak are now sleeping on those same streets as they can no longer afford..
Trump says U.S. sending ventilators, coronavirus help to Latin America, AsiaThe United States will send ventilators to three countries in Latin America - Ecuador, El Salvador and Honduras - as well as to Indonesia, President Donald Trump said on Friday, as the coronavirus..
Honduras extends curfew by one week in fight against coronavirusThe government of Honduras on Sunday extended a curfew through April 26 in an effort to contain the coronavirus which has infected 472 people and killed 46 in the impoverished Central American country.
Cuba will send medical team to Honduras to fight the coronavirus: health ministerHonduran Health Minister Alba Consuelo Flores said on Thursday that a Cuban medical brigade would join local medics in the fight against the novel coronavirus as it spreads in the poor Central American..
Honduras registers 31 new cases of coronavirus, bringing total to 343 cases and 23 deathsHonduras will extend its national curfew to April 19 as the country ramps up efforts to contain the coronavirus, the security ministry said on Wednesday.
Honduras aims to ensure food supply with plantings on unoccupied landHonduras will spur planting of grains, vegetables and fruit on unoccupied land as it intervenes in the agroindustrial sector to ensure the food supply amid the spreading coronavirus pandemic, President..
Twitter removes accounts linked to Egypt, Saudi Arabia, other countriesTwitter took down thousands of accounts linked to Egypt, Honduras, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and Serbia on Thursday for either taking directions from the governments or promoting pro-government content.
ICE deportation planes begin to ship stranded U.S. citizens homePlanes used by the U.S. government to deport Central American nationals will bring back U.S. citizens in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador as coronavirus travel restrictions reduce commercial..
Honduran government delivers food to 3.2 million people amid coronavirus lockdownArmed Honduran soldiers began delivering food to some 3.2 million people on lockdown in their homes on Wednesday, part of the government's efforts stop the spread of coronavirus in a nation with few..
U.S. military flying home Americans from Honduras stranded by coronavirusA U.S. Air Force transport plane is flying home 89 Americans stranded in Honduras due to travel disruptions from the coronavirus outbreak, the U.S. military said.
Honduran government says confirmed coronavirus cases rise to 24The Honduran government said on Thursday the number of registered cases of coronavirus infection in the Central American country had risen to 24.
Panama, Honduras report increases in coroanvirus infectionsPanama on Wednesday had registered 109 cases of coronavirus infection in total, up from 86 one day earlier, health minister Rosario Turner told a news conference.
Coronavirus crackdown leaves Honduras in near lockdownThe Honduras was in a state of near lockdown on Monday after the government decided to send public and private sector workers home, temporarily call off flights, and suspend public transport to halt..
South, Central American nations tighten borders to combat coronavirusGuatemala logged its first fatality from coronavirus on Sunday as nations in South and Central America ramped up measures to contain the infection, with Panama banning entry of non-resident foreigners..
Honduras registers third coronavirus case, president saysHonduran authorities have detected the Central American country's third case of coronavirus infection, President Juan Orlando Hernandez said on Friday.
Honduras orders two-week school closure over coronavirusThe Honduran government said on Thursday that all schools, both public and private, would close for two weeks from Friday to contain the coronavirus, after the country's National Autonomous University..
Honduras' biggest university suspends operations to contain coronavirusHonduras' National Autonomous University, the largest university in the Central American country with about 87,000 students, will suspend operations indefinitely to prevent the spread of coronavirus,..
Honduras suspends deportation flights from Mexico on coronavirus fearsThe Honduran government suspended deportation flights from Mexico on Tuesday, a senior official said, citing coronavirus fears and a lack of public health capacity for potential cases of infection.
Honduras violence: Gunmen storm court building to free MS-13 leaderThe attack by some 20 men in military fatigues and police uniforms leaves four officers dead in Honduras.
Three Honduran policemen killed in shootout to free jailed MS-13 gang leaderAbout 20 gunmen dressed in military fatigues and police uniforms on Thursday killed three policemen and wounded two others during an attack to free one of the most senior leaders of the powerful MS-13..
Mexican president says Central American caravans driven by political forcesMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday a caravan of Central American migrants that crossed into Mexico this week was not spontaneous, signaling that Honduran activists were..
Mexico halts migrant caravan, deports hundreds to HondurasMexico's government said on Tuesday that it largely halted a caravan of undocumented Central Americans migrants who waded across a river into Mexico, and says others who attempt to enter the country..
Honduras declares Hezbollah a terrorist organizationThe Honduran government has formally declared Iranian-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah a terrorist organization, a top security official said on Monday.
Honduras vows to fight corruption after ending anti-graft body's mandateHonduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez said on Sunday he was committed to battling corruption after his government ended the mandate of an anti-graft mission in the country backed by the..
Brief scuffles at Guatemala-Mexico border as migrants try to crossScuffles briefly broke out on the Guatemala-Mexico border on Saturday morning as a group of several hundred mostly Honduran migrants pressed forward to cross, only to be pushed back by Mexican security..
Honduras ends mandate for anti-corruption bodyHonduras on Friday effectively ended the mandate of an anti-graft body backed by the Organization of American States (OAS), dealing another setback to the fight against corruption in the region.
More than 2,000 migrants enter Guatemala with Mexico in their sightsAt least 2,200 people have entered Guatemala as part of a fast-growing U.S.-bound caravan from Honduras, authorities said on Thursday, putting pressure on the region to satisfy Trump administration..
Over 1,000 migrants enter Guatemala, caravan heads toward MexicoAt least 1,300 people have entered Guatemala in a new U.S.-bound caravan from Honduras, authorities said on Thursday, putting pressure on the region to satisfy Trump administration demands to contain..
Guatemalan leader says Mexico plans to contain new caravanGuatemala's new president on Wednesday faced an early test of his ability to manage migration as a caravan of hundreds of people left Honduras for the United States, and said Mexico would halt its..