Latest Honduras Items
  • Honduras: US man ran child porn, prostitution ring

    Honduran authorities say they have dismantled a criminal ring involving a U.S. man already jailed in Miami and two Honduran citizens who forced girls to become prostitutes and pose naked for pornography.

  • Honduras beats Venezuela 2-1 in friendly

    Jerry Bengston and Jerry Palacious scored either side of halftime to lead Honduras to a 2-1 win over Venezuela in an international friendly Wednesday.

  • Prosecutor: NY maid killed, tried to discard baby

    A housekeeper on New York's Long Island gave birth in her employer's bathroom, killed the newborn, then went to a hospital with the body in a bag and asked her unknowing husband to throw it away, prosecutors said Friday.

  • Woman loses appeal in immigrant case

    A federal appeals court has denied the appeal of a woman convicted in Mississippi of harboring people suspected of being in the country illegally from China, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India and Mexico.

  • A man throws a stone at riot police spraying a water cannon during clashes in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. (Associated Press photograhs)

    Election strengthens Honduran military's hand

    Conservative candidate Juan Hernandez's victory this week in Honduras' presidential election poses a potentially dangerous role for the military in the crime-riddled Central American nation, regional analysts say.

  • Sen. Patrick J. Leahy              Associated Press photo

    NORIEGA: Firing back at the DEA

    Sen. Leahy undermines the agents who protect Vermont

  • Illustration by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    CARDENAS: The return of Manuel Zelaya to a wary Honduras

    When the world last heard from Honduras in 2009, the country had sparked a regional crisis after deposing its president, Manuel Zelaya, for his repeated illegal attempts to rewrite the Honduran Constitution as his amigo, the now-deceased autocrat Hugo Chavez, had done in Venezuela. Despite the fact that the Law Library of the U.S. Congress later found the process to be constitutional, the Obama administration joined Chavez and other radical regimes in branding Mr. Zelaya's removal a "military coup" and unleashed punitive sanctions on one of the region's poorest countries.

  • US looks to clinch World Cup berth against Mexico

    Alejandro Bedoya remembered back four years ago, when he walked onto the field with his American teammates to face Mexico at the Rose Bowl and saw the crowd of 93,000-plus.

  • Fans celebrate after the United States scored a goal against Mexico in a soccer World Cup qualifying match Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, in Columbus, Ohio. The United States won 2-0. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

    World Cup qualifying: U.S. can clinch 2014 berth vs. Mexico

    Coming off a dismal 3-1 loss Friday at Costa Rica on Friday night, the U.S. can assure its seventh straight World Cup appearance with two games to spare if it beats Mexico and Honduras defeats or ties visiting Panama.

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