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Motagua and Marathon play to 1-1 tie in Honduran league final
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), May 14 : Motagua and Marathon played a 1-1 tie in the first leg of the Honduran league's Clausura football tournament final.

South Korea, Central American nations sign free trade agreement
Seoul, Feb 21 : South Korea on Wednesday signed a free trade deal with Panama, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Costa Rica, the East Asian country's Trade Ministry said.

Honduran Government Laments Injuries to Police During Violent ...
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras: The Honduran government lamented injuries to dozens of police officers inflicted by supporters of defeated Libre Alliance presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla and former president Manuel Zelaya in Choluteca and other Honduran cities on January 6.

Honduran Government Laments Injuries to Police During Violent ...
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras: The Honduran government lamented injuries to dozens of police officers inflicted by supporters of defeated Libre Alliance presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla and former president Manuel Zelaya in Choluteca and other Honduran cities on January 6.

Honduran President Touts Economic Benefits of New Cross-Country Dry ...
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras: Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez applauded the progress of a new 396-kilometer national highway, known as the "Dry Canal," connecting the Atlantic port of Puerto Cortes with the Pacific ports of Amapala and Henecan on the Gulf of Fonseca.

Honduran President Touts New Report on Economic Growth, Announces ...
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras: Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez touted a new Central Bank of Honduras report showing that the Honduran economy grew between 4.3 percent and 4.5 percent in 2017.

More than 20 injured in protests against electoral fraud in Honduras
Tegucigalpa, Jan 13 : More than 20 people, including civilians and security personnel, were injured during protests against the alleged electoral fraud in the Honduras, officials said.

Honduras Announces Homicide Rate Dipped 25 Percent, Pledges to Keep ...
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras: This week, Honduran law enforcement officials announced that that Honduras's homicide rate dipped by more than 25 percent in 2017.

Powerful quake hits Honduras, triggers tsunami warning
Washington DC, Jan 10 : A powerful quake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale has hit Honduras in the Caribbean Sea, triggering a tsunami warning for nearby shores, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Honduran Government Thanks International Observers for Confirming ...
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras: The government of Honduras thanked the Electoral Observation Missions to Honduras (EOMs) from the Organization of American States and the European Union; vote processing firm Dale Vukanovich; and the U.S. State Department for their roles in confirming the results of ...

Honduran Government: Evidence Shows Election Was Free and Fair
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras: The Honduran government thanked Dale Vukanovich, the firm that processed the votes in the country's November 26 election, for providing additional information on how voting data was audited by the Organization of American States in its recent report on the Honduran election.

Honduran President: We Will Respect the Electoral Objection Period
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras: Honduras's Supreme Electoral Tribunal, or TSE, finished counting all ballots cast in the country's November 26 presidential election.

Honduras Applauds Extension of Temporary Protected Status for ...
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras: Last week, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez applauded the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's six-month extension of Temporary Protected Status for 57,000 Honduran immigrants. But he also called for a solution that would allow these Hondurans to legally stay in ...

Youth Local Councils awarded USD 100,000 McNulty Prize for Innovative ...
WASHINGTON: The McNulty Foundation today announced Lana Abu-Hijleh and Youth Local Councils as the recipient of the tenth annual John P. McNulty Prize. Ms. Abu-Hijleh is being honored for pioneering a program that engages over 25,000 youth in the West Bank, and has expanded to Honduras and Ukraine.

Hydroelectric Agua Zarca always respects the Rule of Law in Honduras
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras: Based on the different comments from the International Advisory Group of Experts, GAIPE, and members of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras, COPINH, together with other international organizations, Desarrollos Energeticos SA, DESA, reiterates ...

Coffee Grown by Honduras's Jose Abelardo Diaz Enamorado Judged Best ...
NEW YORK: After rounds of blind tastings at the United Nations by an international independent jury of top culinary and coffee experts, illycaffe, the global leader in high-quality coffee and a pioneer of large-scale, directly-traded coffee, announced that coffee beans grown by Honduras's Jose ...

Honduras Hosts Technology Camp for Youth in Response to Skills Gap
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, Aug. 21, 2017 : HONDUCAMP.TECH, Honduras's largest-ever technology camp for youth, will take place August 25-28 in the San Jose de Carmen Institute's Sports Arena in Tegucigalpa. The camp is co-run by the Honduran Institute of Science, Technology and Innovation, or IHCIETI, ...

Honduran President Hernandez Lauds Country's Progress on Criminal ...
ZAMBRANO, Honduras, Aug. 17, 2017 : Last week, in a speech to the incoming class of agents for the country's Office of the General Prosecutor, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez applauded the Office for its efforts fighting corruption.

Honduran President Urges National Congress to Approve Tourism ...
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, July 21, 2017 : This week, President Juan Orlando Hernandez urged the National Congress of Honduras to approve the Tourism Incentives Act.

Honduran Government Welcomes Investigation into Allegations of ...
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, July 17, 2017: Today, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez announced that he welcomes an investigation into allegations of corruption in the awarding of contracts and concession agreements for the Agua Zarca energy project in western Honduras.

Honduras, Mexico secure place in FIFA U-20 WC 2017
New Delhi , Mar. 2 : Mexico and Honduras have secured two of the four available CONCACAF tickets for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, scheduled to take place from May 20 to June 11.

President of India's message on the eve of Independence Day of ...
New Delhi, Sep 14 : President of India Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and the people of the Republic of Honduras on the eve of their Independence Day (September 15, 2016).

Honduras: Killing of rights defenders highlight perils they face, ...
New York, Aug 20 : With at least eight human rights defenders killed in Honduras this year, two United Nations and international rights experts on Friday said the country is one of the most hostile and dangerous for rights defenders and urged the Government to take urgent steps to ensure their ...

UN highlights risk reduction, mitigation to combat El Nino impact in ...
New York, June 30 : The international community must take urgent action to help build resilience, food security, and restore livelihoods in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, which are impacted by drought and other extreme-weather effects of the El Nino phenomenon, senior United Nations ...

FIFA sanctions several football associations after discriminatory ...
Zurich, May 28 : Following match reports and additional evidence generated by the Anti-Discrimination Monitoring System, FIFA opened disciplinary proceedings against the associations of Chile, Paraguay, Peru, Mexico, El Salvador, Honduras and Croatia.

UN experts urges Honduras to end impunity in murder of human rights ...
New York, Apr 12 : More than a month after the killing of Berta Caceres, a female human rights defender, eight United Nations experts have jointly reiterated their appeal to the Government of Honduras to provide justice and reveal the truth in her murder, and to ensure the security and protection ...

Rising hunger in Central America and Haiti as El Nino follows ...
New York, Apr 8 : The United Nations food relief agency committed on Thursday to assisting 1.6 million people hit by droughts exacerbated by El Nino in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Haiti and building resilience against future climatic shocks.

Honduras risks becoming 'lawless killing zone' for human rights ...
New York, Mar 19 :An independent United Nations expert on the situation of human rights defenders on Friday urged the Government of Honduras "to take immediate and concrete actions, or risk turning the country into a lawless killing zone for human rights defenders."

UN expert urges Honduran Government to protect witness to Berta ...
New York, Mar 11 :In the wake of the assassination of human rights activist Berta Caceres in Honduras, an independent United Nations human rights expert is calling on the Government in that country to ensure the safety and protection of a second activist who witnessed the killing and was injured ...

UN calls for regional coordination to aid refugees fleeing Central ...
New York, Jan 15 : The United Nations refugee agency on Thursday called for urgent regional coordination to help people fleeing deadly violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras in the light of plans by the United States to expand its resettlement programme to benefit them.