By Fox News Latino | 10/05/2011 - 14:00
An ecumenical group of religious leaders have demanded that the Honduran government deny a visa to Ricky Martin, arguing that he represents a bad moral example for the country's youth.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 02/04/2010 - 13:00
The new administration in Honduras didn’t get off to a good start last week. First, it was announced that the nation is bankrupt and will likely need financial assistance from foreign countries in order to recover from months of diplomatic isolation over its June coup, The New York Times reports.
By Dorkys Ramos | 01/28/2010 - 16:20
Honduras swore in its new president as former leader Manuel Zelaya flew into exile in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday, The New York Times reports. He’d been seeking refuge at the Brazilian Embassy since September after being ousted in the June 28 coup, living three months in exile and then slipping back into the country.
By Mariela Rosario | 12/21/2009 - 10:08
The brutal murder of General Julian Aristides Gonzalez, which occurred after he dropped his daughter off at school just days ago, is the latest indication of the extent to which drug violence is wreaking havoc all across Latin America. Honduras is at the crossroads of drug smuggling, and Gonzalez found himself trying to handle the situation with the smugglers from Colombia, as well as handling the increasing presence of Mexico's drug cartels.
By Dorkys Ramos | 12/01/2009 - 12:08
Last week, President Obama sent a three-page letter to Brazilian leader Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva restating America’s stance on Iran’s nuclear program a day before Brazil hosted Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Though the letter didn’t criticize the visit, Obama requested that da Silva use this opportunity to encourage Iran to develop nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/30/2009 - 09:21
Two important elections happened in Latin America over the weekend, although the selection of Porfirio Lobo as the new Honduran president has been getting most of the attention.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/16/2009 - 17:00
Deposed Honduran President Jose Manuel Zelaya wrote a letter to President Obama stating he will not support the upcoming elections in his country, and will encourage his supporters to share his position, CNN reports.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/30/2009 - 09:17
After months of tense negotiations, deposed Honduran President Manuel Zelaya and de facto President Roberto Micheletti have settled on a government of national reconciliation that could reinstate Zelaya, CNN reports.
By Mariela Rosario | 10/15/2009 - 13:30
Honduran leaders Roberto Micheletti and Manuel Zelaya are near agreement on how to move past the turmoil that has rocked the country since Zelaya was deposed in a military coup in June. Micheletti negotiator Vilma Morales told reporters at a news conference yesterday that about ninety percent of an agreement to end the political crisis had been reached, but stressed that key issues remain to be discussed.