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Feb 15, 2018, 12:39 ET Honduran President Asks UN to Investigate Interference by MS13 Gang in Elections

This week, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández asked the United Nations to investigate whether criminal gangs, including MS 13, interfered in...


Jan 23, 2018, 05:24 ET Honduran President Thanks OAS for Supporting Honduran Democracy

Today, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández thanked the Organization of American States for its statement in support of Honduras's democratic...


Jan 19, 2018, 05:50 ET Honduran President Hernández Open to Appointing International Mediator

Today, Ebal Díaz, the executive secretary of Honduras's Council of Ministers and a top aide to President Juan Orlando Hernández, announced that the...


Jan 19, 2018, 05:49 ET Honduran President Urges Libre Alliance to Respect Freedom of Press, Join National Dialogue

Today, President Juan Orlando Hernández urged the Libre Alliance to respect Hondurans' rights to the freedom of the press and called for an end to...


Jan 18, 2018, 05:52 ET Honduran Ministry of Development Receives Certification for Reliability of Service

Yesterday, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández thanked international auditors from the firms Quara and LSQA for delivering an ISO 9001: 2015...


Jan 17, 2018, 06:04 ET Honduran President Invites Salvador Nasralla to Take Part in National Dialogue

Yesterday, President Juan Orlando Hernández penned a letter inviting defeated presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla to join a national dialogue in ...


Jan 16, 2018, 06:43 ET Honduran President Appoints New Secretary for Human Rights

Today, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández appointed Karla Cuevas as the first ever Secretary for Human Rights to lead a newly created Ministry ...


Jan 15, 2018, 03:47 ET Honduran Government Identifies Prominent Perpetrators of Violence in Protests in Tegucigalpa

Today, the Honduran government announced that it has identified two individuals who participated in the violent protests in the capital on January 12....


Jan 09, 2018, 06:06 ET Honduran President Thanks IMF for Supporting Honduras's Economy

In a telephone call on Sunday, Jan. 7, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández thanked Alejandro Werner, the Director of the Western Hemisphere...


Jan 08, 2018, 05:46 ET Honduran Government Laments Injuries to Police During Violent Election Protests

Today, the Honduran government lamented injuries to dozens of police officers inflicted by supporters of defeated Libre Alliance presidential...


Jan 04, 2018, 05:16 ET Honduran President Touts New Report on Economic Growth, Announces Major Credit Initiative

Today, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández touted a new Central Bank of Honduras report showing that the Honduran economy grew between 4.3...


Jan 03, 2018, 05:33 ET Honduras Announces Homicide Rate Dipped 25 Percent, Pledges to Keep Fighting Crime

This week, Honduran law enforcement officials announced that that Honduras's homicide rate dipped by more than 25 percent in 2017. "We are winning...


Dec 29, 2017, 15:00 ET Honduran Government Thanks International Observers for Confirming Free and Fair Election

Today, the government of Honduras thanked the Electoral Observation Missions to Honduras (EOMs) from the Organization of American States and the...


Dec 22, 2017, 16:03 ET Republic of Honduras Thanks U.S. Government for Congratulating President Juan Orlando Hernández on His Electoral Victory

Today, the Republic of Honduras commended the U.S. government for congratulating Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández on his electoral victory....


Dec 21, 2017, 17:39 ET Honduras Extradites Drug Trafficker with Ties to Venezuela

Today, the Honduran government announced that it has extradited Honduran national Roberto de Jesús Soto García to the United States. The U.S....


Dec 20, 2017, 17:41 ET Honduran Government: Evidence Shows Election Was Free and Fair

Today, the Honduran government thanked Dale Vukanovich, the firm that processed the votes in the country's November 26 election, for providing...


Dec 19, 2017, 17:52 ET Honduran President Addresses the Nation as Official Winner of 2017 Election

fter the Honduran Supreme Electoral Tribunal officially announced his electoral victory on December 17, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández...


Dec 18, 2017, 16:22 ET Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández Declared Winner in Presidential Election

Last night, President Juan Orlando Hernández was declared the official winner of the November 26 Honduran presidential election by the country's...


Dec 15, 2017, 16:30 ET Honduran Government Detains Two Men for Drug Trafficking

This week, Honduras's Special Prosecutor's Office Against Organized Crime, or FESCCO, indicted Honduran nationals Carlos Ramiro Chirinos Solix and...


Dec 14, 2017, 15:58 ET Honduran Electoral Tribunal, OAS and National Observers Begin Objection Phase of the National Elections

This week, as required by Honduran electoral law, the Honduran Supreme Election Tribunal, or TSE, began reviewing 125 official objections to the...


Dec 13, 2017, 13:11 ET Honduran Government Issues Arrest Warrants for Corrupt Members of Congress

This week, the Honduran Prosecutor's Office, in conjunction with the Mission to Support the Fight against Corruption and Impunity in Honduras, or...


Dec 11, 2017, 17:23 ET Honduran Government Thanks EU, OAS for Overseeing Recount in Presidential Election

Today, the Honduran government thanked the European Union and the Organization of American States for overseeing a special recount of 4,753 contested ...


Dec 08, 2017, 16:48 ET Honduran President Hernández Signs OAS Agreement on Election Recount

This week, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández signed a second agreement with the Organization of American States, or OAS, vowing to respect...


Dec 07, 2017, 15:06 ET Honduran President Thanks U.S. State Department for Recognition on Human Rights Progress

Today, Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernández thanked the U.S. State Department for certifying Honduras's progress on human rights and fighting...


Dec 06, 2017, 07:45 ET Honduran Government Disappointed in Economic Losses from Violence and Vandalism Following Election

Today, the Honduran government expressed disappointment in news from the Tegucigalpa Chamber of Commerce and Industries that the country has lost...