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Correction: Honduras-Drug Arrest story
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — In a story March 13 about the capture of a Honduran businessman accused of drug trafficking, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the U.S. had requested his extradition. Honduran officials say they have not received any such request.(3/17/2015 5:11:30 PM)
Guatemala, Honduras tackle crime, migration after US talks
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala and Honduras have set up a joint border task force to fight criminal gangs and tackle other causes of migration as part of an attempt to reduce the number of people headed north to the United States, officials said Monday.(3/23/2015 7:43:14 PM)
Honduras nabs wife of businessman accused as drug trafficker
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Authorities in Honduras say they have arrested the wife of a prominent Honduran businessman who is accused of drug trafficking and charged her with money laundering.(3/21/2015 7:37:40 PM)
Climate Change And Food Security: Global Banana Market Is Feeling The Strain Of Hotter Weather, Longer Droughts
OLANCHITO, Honduras -- The farmlands hugging the Aguán River are an endless stretch of glossy green. Swaths of fronds cover the horizon, while neat green bunches of curling fruit peek out from under the shade. Banana plantations thrive in this valley, bringing year-round work to those who cut, clean and package the fruit for export to the United States.(3/26/2015 10:24:15 AM)
Alexandria nonprofit collects donations for needy in Honduras
Art for Humanity sends shoes, household goods and funds to Central American nation.(3/25/2015 11:34:27 AM)
Guatemala, Honduras create task force on crime, migration, following visit by US VP Joe Biden
Guatemala and Honduras have set up a joint border task force to fight criminal gangs and tackle other causes of migration as part of an attempt to reduce the number of people headed north to the United States, officials said Monday.(3/23/2015 7:57:28 PM)
Southern Glove's Honduras Plant Earns ISO 9001:2008 Quality Accreditation
NEWTON, NC — Industrial glove manufacturer Southern Glove has announced that their cut and sew manufacturing facility in Honduras, has been accredited ISO 9001:2008 status for its quality management system. Since 1997, the Honduras location has manufactured Southern Glove cut and sewn hand and arm protection...(3/27/2015 9:18:27 AM)
Legendary “Lost City” Found in Honduras Rain Forest
For centuries, tales of a “White City” — the legendary home of a lost civilization — generated myths about its archaeological and natural wonders. Archaeologists working under supe(3/11/2015 12:09:00 PM)
American in Honduras checked for Ebola released from hospital
An American who was hospitalized in Honduras pending Ebola checks has been released from hospital, authorities said on Saturday, though he will be kept under watch for 21 days. The 66-year-old American had spent time in Liberia before coming to Honduras on March 11, authorities said. The vice minister of health, Francis Contreras, said the American did not have any symptoms of Ebola, but ...(3/14/2015 12:13:04 PM)
Boston hospital treating survivors of Honduran market blast
BOSTON (AP) — When a gas explosion ripped through a crowded marketplace in Honduras last month, Paola Matute Porter suffered burns over 40 percent of her body. Now, she and three other children who were among dozens of patrons engulfed in flames are receiving free medical treatment at a Boston hospital specializing in burn care.(3/26/2015 1:33:07 AM)
Source: Yahoo