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Honduras migrants to lose US protected status, face deportation

The Trump administration has decided to end a programme which allows roughly 57,000 Hondurans to live and work in the US, according to a statement from the US Department of Homeland Security.

Honduras arrests ‘mastermind’ behind Berta Caceres’ murder

Police in Honduras have arrested a construction executive for his alleged role in the murder of environmental and indigenous activist Berta Caceres.

Spain makes one of ‘Europe’s biggest’ cocaine busts

Spanish authorities have netted nearly six tonnes of high-grade cocaine worth 210 million euros ($249 million), in one of the biggest seizures of the drug ever made in Europe, the interior ministry said Tuesday.

Opposition candidate leading Honduras presidential poll

Initial results of the Honduran presidential vote released early Monday showed opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla leading current President Juan Orlando Hernandez, after an evening that saw both men declare themselves victorious.

Honduras president tries for contested re-election

Honduras is going into elections on Sunday that, if voter surveys are right, will see current President Juan Orlando Hernandez given a new four-year mandate -- despite a one-term limit in the constitution.

Honduras blames Guatemala for ‘trash islands’

Guatemala is being blamed by Honduras for creating an "environmental disaster" after shocking images revealed a blanket of plastic rubbish engulfing the sea around a Caribbean island.

Ex-President’s son jailed 24 years for drug trafficking

Fabio Lobo, a son of former Honduran President, Porfirio Lobo, has been sentenced to 24 years in an American prison for conspiring to smuggle cocaine and sell it in the United States.

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President Buhari affirms exoneration of three permanent secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the appointment of three Permanent Secretaries – Mrs. Ibukun Abimbola Odusote, Mrs. Nkechi Ejele and Mrs. Fatima Binta Bamidele – who have been without posting since November 2015 should not be terminated in view of the fact that allegations against them could not be proven.