Latest Honduras News

Ex-Honduras first lady sentenced to prison for embezzlement

Sep. 21, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — A judge sentenced former Honduran First Lady Rosa Elena Bonilla de Lobo to 14 years in prison Wednesday on corruption charges, the second time Bonilla had been sentenced. Bonilla will be allowed to appeal the sentence within 20 days, court spokesman...

Live updates: UN General Assembly

Sep. 20, 2022 20:29 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the opening day of the U.N. General Assembly's annual high-level meeting (all times EDT): 8:25 p.m. El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has told the U.N. General Assembly that wealthy countries should help — or at least not block...

Atlanta's Thiago Almada in Argentina squad for friendlies

Sep. 15, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Atlanta United forward Thiago Almada was included in Argentina's 28-man squad Thursday for two World Cup warm-up matches to be played in the United States this month. The team will face Honduras on Sept. 23 in Miami and Jamaica four days later in New...

US citizen jailed on child porn allegations in Honduras

Sep. 07, 2022 18:39 PM EDT

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — A United States citizen has been jailed for alleged child pornography and accused of possible involvement in human trafficking in Honduras after authorities found a semi-clothed minor in his apartment on the Caribbean island resort of Roatan. Honduras...

Climate Migration: Honduran couple flee amid storms, threats

Jul. 28, 2022 10:16 AM EDT

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — With its cheery unicorn printed case, Ana Morazan's iPhone contains all that's left of what she calls her “other world," referring to her middle-class life before back-to-back hurricanes destroyed her home in Honduras. There are glam shots of the...

3 migrants dead, 12 injured in Mexico crash

Jul. 19, 2022 21:35 PM EDT

TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Three migrants and two Mexican citizens are dead and a dozen migrants are recovering from injuries following a highway accident in northern Mexico, the country's National Immigration Institute said Tuesday. The three dead migrants included a girl from...

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...

Asylum wait lists at US border frustrate, confuse migrants

Jul. 13, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Mexico (AP) — Opaque waiting lists at the Mexico border to gain a chance at obtaining asylum in the United States have persisted under President Joe Biden, leading many migrants to give up and cross illegally or languish for months in border towns. U.S. preparations...

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...

US men's soccer reach 1st Olympics since 2008 with U-20 win

Jul. 01, 2022 23:03 PM EDT

The United States qualified for its first Olympic men's soccer tournament since 2008 when the Americans beat Honduras 3-0 at San Pedro Sula on Friday night in the semifinals of the Under-20 championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean. Paxten Aaronson of the...