Salvador Nasralla

Most People In The Caravan Are From Honduras — This Is Why They’re Fleeing Their Country

The majority of people in the caravan that has inflamed tensions between the US and Mexico are from Honduras. Will many more follow?<p>MEXICO CITY — Two out of three people making their way through Mexico as part of a “caravan” that drew President Donald J. Trump’s ire this week have fled Honduras — …

World News

What is Trump's problem with Honduras?

President Trump's threat on Tuesday to cut foreign aid to Honduras over supposed "caravans" of migrants making their way through southern Mexico is a …

Latino News

Were Honduras protest deaths 'extra-judicial killings'?

Honduran military police used "excessive" and lethal force against people protesting November's disputed elections, the UN has found. A majority of …

Human Rights

U.N. blames Honduras security forces for killing electoral protesters

GENEVA (Reuters) - Honduran security forces, especially the military police, used excessive and lethal force against protesters demonstrating against President Juan Orlando Hernandez’s disputed re-election in November, the United Nations said on Monday.<p>FILE PHOTO: A police officer fires tear gas …

Human Rights

US envoy Nikki Haley praises Honduras for Jerusalem embassy support

The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, on Tuesday heaped fulsome praise on Honduras for being one of a few countries that backed the …

Nikki Haley

In Honduras, U.S. envoy Haley tempers Trump threat over drug trafficking

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley pledged on Tuesday to raise the problem of drug trafficking at the United Nations after visiting Honduras and Guatemala this week and appeared to finesse a threat made by President Donald Trump to cut aid over the flow of …

World News

While Protests Continue, Honduran President Begins Second Term

The political violence stemmed from allegations of electoral fraud.The post While Protests Continue, Honduran President Begins Second Term appeared …

Latino News

Honduran president sworn in for 2nd term, pledging reforms - Xinhua

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez delivers a speech during his ceremony of inauguration in the National Stadium in Tegucigalpa, capital of …

News (China)

Honduran president appeals for unity as violence spreads over disputed poll

In Honduras, violence continues to spread over the disputed result of last November's presidential poll.<p>More than 30 people have been killed in protests across the Central American country.<p>Allegations of fraud sparked the unrest after the opposition candidate appeared set for victory.<p>On Saturday, …

News

Amid Protests, Honduran President Is Sworn In for 2nd Term

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Facing a polarized nation in the aftermath of a disputed election, Juan Orlando Hernández was sworn in on Saturday for a second term as president of Honduras.<p>The pomp-filled ceremony at the national stadium in the capital, Tegucigalpa, was marred by large clashes outside …

World News

Honduran president sworn into office for 2nd term; foes dispute vote results

<b>(CNN) —</b> Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández was sworn in for a second term on Saturday in the country's capital, Tegucigalpa, as protestors outside the inauguration ceremony challenged the legitimacy of his election.<p>The ceremony at the Tiburcio Carias Andino national stadium took place under …

Human Rights

Honduran president takes oath amid protests after election chaos

Juan Orlando Hernandez has been sworn in for a second term despite an ongoing crisis over his election win in November. Thousands of protesters were …

Venezuela

Honduran President To Begin Second Term After Controversial Election

Huge protests are expected during the inauguration of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez. His re-election was marred by controversy. Carlos Dada, editor of El Faro, talks with Scott Simon.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>To Honduras, where President Juan Orlando Hernandez has been sworn in today …

Latin America

The Struggle Against Honduras' Stolen Election

From Consortium News<p>A map of Honduras.<br>(Image by YouTube, Channel: sillie4cats) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>The latest tragedy of …

Liberal View

Honduran President Hernández sworn in amid protests

<b>Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández has been sworn in for a second term with high security in place after a disputed presidential election.</b><p>He took the oath at a ceremony in the capital, Tegucigalpa, that was watched by hundreds of guests and spectators.<p>Soldiers were deployed on the streets …

Venezuela

Honduran protests and Siberian swimmers – Monday's best photos

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including novice monks in Nepal

Photos

Deadly violence over disputed Honduras election result

<b>One protester has been killed in clashes in Honduras between riot police and demonstrators who dispute the result of November's presidential poll.</b><p>Police fired tear gas and cleared roadblocks made of burning tyres across the country. The death occurred in the northern town of Saba.<p>The protest was …

World News

Honduras’s president suspiciously reversed a loss. Then the U.S. congratulated him.

AS IN much of the rest of the world, democracy is on the defensive in Latin America, in part because it has few principled defenders. A simple comparison of two ongoing political crises, in Venezuela and Honduras, illustrates the problem. After Venezuela's populist anti-American government rigged …

Opinion

World of Photos

Martha McSally

Hondurans protest against 'fraudulent' election

Violent protests have once again rocked the Honduran capital following the controversial re-election of incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez.<p>The Opposition Alliance Against the Dictatorship claims the ballot was fraudulent. It has urged people to take to the streets and has called for a …

World News

Honduras: Thousands march against re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez

Protesters have called for opposition leader Salvador Nasralla to be recognized as the legitimate president-elect. President Hernandez won …

Elections

Honduras: Thousands protest Hernandez re-election

Tens of thousands of people demonstrated against the re-election of conservative President Juan Orlando Hernandez in the Honduran city of San Pedro …

Elections

Honduras's government says the country's murder rate fell by more than 25% in 2017

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduras' murder rate fell by more than a quarter in 2017 to 42.8 killings per 100,000 people, the security ministry said on Tuesday, attributing the decline to a government onslaught against drug traffickers and gangs.<p>The Central American country, which has been engulfed in …

Honduras

Leftist Coalition in Honduras Calls for Uprising Ahead of Presidential Inauguration

After weeks of nationwide protests in Honduras over allegations of election fraud in the nation's November presidential election—in which the …

Liberal View

Honduras opposition calls for month of protests against president

Opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla looks on during a news conference in Tegucigalpa, Honduras January 2, 2018. Photo: Reuters<p>TEGUCIGALPA - …

Human Rights

In Little Honduras a Loyal U.S. Client, and Tyrant, Backed by Trump and the Bananan Republicans

Rigged elections. Dead protesters. Why is Trump supporting such a bad guy in Honduras? (And why are the cartels so happy about the situation?)<p>CALI, …

Latin America

Honduras opposition demands annulment of president's re-election

TEGUCIGALPA (AFP) -<p>The Honduras opposition said Wednesday they filed an appeal with election officials demanding that President Juan Orlando Hernandez's re-election be annulled because the recent vote was marred by fraud.<p>Election officials declared Hernandez the victor after narrowly defeating …

Elections

Is the U.S. Losing Its Clout?

Ambassador Nikki Haley visit June 2017<br>(Image by U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>Delegates to the UN are generally …

Liberal View

US recognizes disputed Honduras election results

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday recognized the results of Honduras' disputed presidential election despite opposition complaints, irregularities found by poll observers and calls from Congress to back a new vote.<p>The State Department congratulated Juan Orlando Hernandez on his …

Elections

Voter Fraud Charges Plague Honduran Election, While U.S. Backs Incumbent Winner

More than two dozen protesters have died on the streets of Honduras during protests against the government of Juan Orlando Hernandez, the incumbent …

Voter Fraud