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How an Ex-Mayor Could Bring Down the Honduras President

The former mayor who may bring down Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández first appears on page eight of what can only be described as one of the most...
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How Drug Traffickers Became Masters of Honduras’ Forests

Illegal timber and drug trafficking are closely linked in northeastern Honduras, a major cocaine corridor in this region. There, criminal groups have savvily...
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Honduras Anti-Graft Body Secures Historic Conviction of Former First Lady

After a high-profile investigation, anti-corruption prosecutors in Honduras have secured a conviction against a former first lady, marking the first such judgment...
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández
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Will Drug Conspiracy Allegations End US Support for Honduras President?

With a public accusation that he accepted drug proceeds for his political campaigns, the US appears to finally be turning its back on its longtime ally, Honduras...
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Honduras Police Purge May Be Derailed by Alternative Agenda

Honduras has created an elite force to keep tabs on former police officers purged from the security services for suspected criminal activity, but there are reasons...
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Honduras Gangs Turn to Bus Workers to Collect Extortion Fees

Street gangs in Honduras are forcing transport workers to participate in extortion rackets, highlighting the vulnerability of a group already hit hard by such...
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Honduras Drop in Homicides One Part of Complex Security Situation

A new report has found that a sustained reduction in homicides in Honduras has led to a decrease in the impunity rate, but despite this progress, insecurity remains...
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MS13 Grows Extortion Empire Through Honduras Mototaxi Fleet

The MS13 in Honduras has gone from shaking down motorcycle taxi drivers to owning fleets of the bikes and controlling the organizations that license them, showing...
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Narco-Politics Cast Shadow on Honduran Presidents: Court Documents

Honduras’ most powerful drug trafficking organization, Los Cachiros, bribed the country’s former president and opened a line of communication to current...