Honduras Headlines

  • 12-year-old girl from Honduras reunited with her family

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - A girl from Honduras has been reunited with her family in New Hampshire after she was separated from them by the Trump...

    Mail Online
  • Honduras mom who moved to the US undocumented at 13 now owns two companies worth $5MILLION

    Sayda Ayala arrived from Honduras as a teenage undocumented immigrant in 2003. The single mother-of-one now owns two companies in California and insists she is no longer scared.

    Mail Online
  • Trump Has It Backward: Many Migrants Are Victims of Crime

    Ramped-up enforcement by the United States and Mexico has pushed migrants onto more invisible, risky paths and put them at greater danger.

    www.nytimes.com
  • Berta Cáceres murder trial delayed after judges accused of abusing authority

    Application argued decisions and omissions by judges during pre-trial hearings violated due process and demonstrated bias The long-awaited trial into one of Central America’s most notorious murders has been thrown into disarray after the judges were formally accused of abuse of authority and a cover-up. The opening of the trial of eight men charged over the murder of indigenous leader Berta Cáceres was postponed after lawyers representing her family requested that the three judges be recused and...

    the Guardian
  • Trial for murder of Honduran environmental activist delayed

    Honduras’ supreme court has indefinitely suspended the start of a trial of eight men accused in the 2016 killing of prize-winning Honduran indigenous and environmental rights activist Berta Caceres

    Washington Post
  • Berta Cáceres murder trial to be monitored by international lawyers

    Trial into Honduran activist’s death will be observed for possible standards violations The trial of those charged with the murder of the indigenous leader Berta Cáceres Flores, which opens on Monday in Honduras, will be monitored by an international group of lawyers for possible violations of national and international standards. Cáceres, the former Goldman prize winner for environmental defenders, was shot dead in her bedroom just before midnight on 2 March 2016 in La Esperanza, western...

    the Guardian
  • Berta Cáceres murder trial set to begin in climate of suspicion

    Eight men accused of involvement in Honduran activist’s death prepare to stand trial but family calls for broader inquiry The criminal trial of eight men accused over the murder of environmental activist Berta Cáceres will begin in Honduras on Monday amid accusations of a political cover-up. Cáceres was shot dead just before midnight on 2 March 2016 at her home in La Esperanza in western Honduras, after a long battle against a hydroelectric dam project on sacred Lenca territory. Continue...

    the Guardian
  • U.S. to reconsider asylum for separated immigrant families

    President Donald Trump's administration has agreed to reconsider the asylum claims of some 1,000 immigrant parents and children who were separated at the U.S. border as part of a deal to settle lawsuits over his "zero-tolerance" immigration policy.

    IN
  • U.S. to reconsider asylum for separated immigrant families

    President Donald Trump's administration has agreed to reconsider the asylum claims of some 1,000 immigrant parents and children who were separated at the U.S. border as part of a deal to settle lawsuits over his "zero-tolerance" immigration policy.

    U.S.
  • U.N. decries 'shameful' reprisals on rights activists in 38 countries

    The United Nations listed 38 "shameful" countries including China and Russia on Wednesday which it said had carried out reprisals or intimidation against people cooperating with it on human rights, through killings, torture and arbitrary arrests.

    U.S.
  • U.N. decries "shameful" reprisals on rights activists in 38 countries

    The United Nations listed 38 "shameful" countries including China and Russia on Wednesday which it said had carried out reprisals or intimidation against people cooperating with it on human rights, through killings, torture and arbitrary arrests.

    IN
  • Border agents in South Texas saw increase in migrant families make illegal crossings in August

    The number of Central American families arrested for entering the United States illegally surged again in August, according to a Trump administration official and Border Patrol agents in South Texas, an increase that comes as the president threatens a government shutdown to extract funding from Congress for a border wall. U.S. Customs and Border Protection is expected to publish the most recent border arrest totals this week, and the numbers will be used to gauge the effect of President Donald...

    Laredo Morning Times
  • Meeting of U.S., Central American officials is called off this week

    A U.S.-hosted meeting with Mexico and Central American countries scheduled for this week in Washington has been called off, officials said on Sunday, as President Donald Trump's policies test relations with the region.

    IN
  • U.S. cancels security meeting with Central American countries, El Salvador says

    The United States suspended a meeting with Central American officials that was to take place this week, the government of El Salvador said, as the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump test relations in the region.

    U.S.
  • U.S. cancels security meeting with Central American countries, El Salvador says

    The United States suspended a meeting with Central American officials that was to take place this week, the government of El Salvador said, as the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump test relations in the region.

    IN
  • Migrant families separated by U.S. are refusing reunification over dangers: ACLU

    Immigrant parents separated from their children by the Trump administration and returned to their homes are refusing to be reunited with their children because their countries are so dangerous, an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union told a court on Friday.

    U.S.
  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

    This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean published in the past week. The perhaps oldest living person was born on Oct. 26, 1900 in a mining camp in the mountains. Julia Flores Colque has witnessed two...

    ABC News
  • No going home for many Hondurans deported back to brutality

    They cannot go home again. For many Honduran deportees, home means a return to the brutality that sent them fleeing north in the first place. In the neighborhoods where they grew up, corpses are dumped unceremoniously at construction sites, and carted off in body bags like loads of...

    ABC News