Stories tagged: Honduras
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 7 a.m.
Central American migrants await asylum in southern Mexico
More than 8,000 immigrants are expected to seek asylum this year from Mexico, the majority fleeing gang violence in Honduras and El Salvador and to a lesser extent Guatemala.
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 10:01 p.m.
Hurricane Earl drenching Belize, then heading for Mexico
Hurricane Earl bore down on the coast of the Caribbean nation of Belize with the danger of high surf and winds, while also threatening neighboring Guatemala and southern Mexico with …
Tue., July 26, 2016, 6:09 p.m.
Obama expanding refugee program for Central Americans
The Obama administration will soon expand efforts to help Central American families and children legally immigrate to the United States amid another surge of migrants caught crossing the border illegally.
Wed., June 1, 2016, 2:14 p.m.
Honduran mother with Zika gives birth in U.S. to baby with birth defects
A Honduran woman infected with Zika gave birth in New Jersey to a baby girl with birth defects caused by the virus, her doctor said Wednesday.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 11 a.m.
U.S. priest gets 17 years for molesting Honduran children
A suspended Pennsylvania priest has been sentenced to nearly 17 years in prison for sexually assaulting poor street children during missionary trips to Honduras.
Wed., July 8, 2015, midnight
Clint Dempsey scores twice, U.S. beats Honduras 2-1 to open Gold Cup
FRISCO, Texas – Clint Dempsey scored twice on headers in front his home state fans, and the United States opened defense of its CONCACAF Gold Cup title with a 2-1 …
Mon., June 16, 2014, midnight
Relief for France
Karim Benzema scored twice and created a third that was confirmed by goal-line technology as France eased into its World Cup campaign with a 3-0 victory over Honduras on Sunday …
UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2013, 9:46 p.m.
Donovan’s 2 goals lead U.S. into Gold Cup final
Landon Donovan scored two goals and set up another, and the United States beat Honduras 3-1 on Wednesday night to advance to the CONCACAF Gold Cup final.
Tue., Feb. 5, 2013, midnight
U.S. to face hot qualifier
MIAMI – The U.S. national soccer team practiced in relative anonymity at Florida International University on Monday morning before boarding a flight to San Pedro Sula, Honduras, where Wednesday’s World …
Thu., March 15, 2012, midnight
Nonprofit builds schools around the world
Volunteers and board members of the nonprofit Schools for the Children of the World are scattered across the globe so much that board meetings are held over the Internet. One …
Fri., June 3, 2011, midnight
Finally, hope for Honduras
While most in the United States were recognizing Memorial Day with a three-day weekend, the people of Honduras were engaged in a historic event: the return of President Manuel Zelaya, …
Fri., July 23, 2010, 5:29 p.m.
Former Colbert couple plead not guilty to tax evasion
A former Colbert couple now living in Honduras were arraigned in federal court today after the husband and wife were arrested in Florida on warrants for failing to pay income …
Thu., Oct. 8, 2009, midnight
Honduran political factions hold round of negotiations
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Representatives of Honduran President Manuel Zelaya and the de facto leaders who deposed him in a coup in June came together Wednesday in an effort to end …
Tue., Sept. 29, 2009, midnight
Interim Honduras president apologizes for crackdown
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Faced with a barrage of criticism abroad and from allies at home, the interim president of Honduras, Roberto Micheletti, appeared to retreat Monday from his decision to …
Fri., Aug. 28, 2009, midnight
Honduras offers deal on Zelaya
WASHINGTON – Two months after the president of Honduras was removed in a coup, the country’s interim ruler has offered to resign and accept the ousted leader back into the …
Thu., Aug. 13, 2009, midnight
Marchers clash with police in Honduras
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Thousands of protesters calling for the return of deposed President Manuel Zelaya clashed with police Wednesday for the second day in a row, but Honduras’ de facto …
Wed., July 22, 2009, midnight
Honduras, Venezuela wrangle
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Honduras’ interim government ordered Venezuelan diplomats on Tuesday to leave the country as the international community threatened new sanctions on the Central American nation if negotiations fail …
Fri., July 17, 2009, midnight
Ousted president plans to return to Honduras
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – A top aide said exiled Honduran President Manuel Zelaya was heading home Thursday to set up an alternative seat of government inside the country, and will use …
Thu., July 16, 2009, midnight
Interim leader offers to resign
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Honduras’ interim leader said Wednesday he is willing to step down to help end his country’s political crisis, but only if ousted President Manuel Zelaya isn’t allowed …
Tue., July 7, 2009, midnight
Clinton, Honduran leader to meet
WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has agreed to meet with ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, as U.S. and other diplomats intensify their efforts to solve a crisis …
Mon., July 6, 2009, midnight
Honduras crisis mounts
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – In a high-stakes standoff that played out in the skies over Honduras, the airplane carrying ousted President Manuel Zelaya was forced to circle the nation’s main airport …
Tue., June 30, 2009, midnight
World leaders critical of Honduran coup
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Police and soldiers clashed with thousands of protesters outside Honduras’ national palace Monday, leaving at least 45 people injured, as world leaders from Barack Obama to Hugo …
Mon., June 29, 2009, midnight
Military ousts Zelaya in coup
MEXICO CITY – Soldiers stormed the presidential palace in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa at dawn Sunday and forced President Manuel Zelaya into exile in Costa Rica – a military-led …