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Honduras ex-President Lobo's son killed in attack

Jul. 14, 2022 15:59 PM EDT

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Gunmen killed a son of former Honduras President Porfirio Lobo and three other young men early Thursday as they left a nightclub in the country’s capital, officials confirmed. At least five heavily armed gunmen blocked the exit of a parking ramp and...

6 gang members killed in Honduras prison

Jul. 04, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Inmates from one of Honduras' powerful street gangs have killed six of their own inside a prison in northwest Honduras, authorities said Monday. Prison guards found the bodies of six inmates from the Barrio 18 gang piled in a hallway during a routine...

Toll now at 53 in San Antonio as families wait for answers

Jun. 29, 2022 21:44 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In the chaotic minutes after dozens of migrants were found dead inside a tractor-trailer sweltering under the Texas sun, the driver tried to slip away by pretending to be one of the survivors, a Mexican immigration official said Wednesday. The American truck...

Man who coordinated Honduras activist's murder sentenced

Jun. 20, 2022 17:26 PM EDT

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — The man convicted last year of coordinating the killing of Honduran environmental activist Berta Cáceres was sentenced Monday to more than 22 years in prison, upsetting the victim's family because the penalty was significantly below the maximum. A...

Lawyer wants 3 US presidents to rescue ex-Honduran president

May. 10, 2022 21:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández is hoping three American presidents can rescue him from U.S. criminal charges alleging he accepted millions of dollars from drug traffickers funneling drugs to the United States, his lawyer said Tuesday. Attorney...