Latin America

Massive blackout hits four countries in Central America

Honduras and Nicaragua experienced significant power cuts, while El Salvador and Guatemala experienced partial outages.

Massive blackout hits four countries in Central America

Asylum Seekers

US Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown

The court allows broad enforcement of a new rule barring nearly all Central Americans from seeking asylum in the US.

US Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown

Middle East

Palestinians condemn Honduras, Nauru moves on Jerusalem status

Officials call new Honduras diplomatic office 'direct aggression', slam Nauru's recognition of city as Israeli capital.

Palestinians condemn Honduras, Nauru moves on Jerusalem status

Middle East

Honduras president to open 'diplomatic office' in Jerusalem

Hernandez, who in March called the city Israel's capital, to inaugurate office as extension of Tel Aviv-based embassy.

Honduras president to open 'diplomatic office' in Jerusalem

Opinion

President Hernandez must end repression of protests in Honduras

With the demonstrations growing louder by the day, he must also put an immediate end to state repression.

Erika Guevara-Rosas

by Erika Guevara-Rosas

Erika Guevara-Rosas

Latin America

Honduras president urged to resign

Juan Orlando Hernandez denies accepting bribes from drug gangs to win power six years ago amid increasing protests over corruption.

Health

Honduran hospitals overrun by dengue fever epidemic

At least 28,000 people affected of which 54, mostly children, have died in the worst dengue outbreak in decades.

Honduran hospitals overrun by dengue fever epidemic

Asylum Seekers

Rights groups vow to challenge Trump's new asylum rule

Rights groups call rule preventing most Central Americans from claiming asylum an attempt to 'dismantle asylum system'.

Rights groups vow to challenge Trump's new asylum rule

Asylum Seekers

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans

Legal challenges expected as US law allows refugees to request asylum when they arrive regardless of how they did so.

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans

Abortion

The informal networks resisting Honduras's abortion ban

Through hotlines and clinics, activists and health experts are trying to change the stigma associated with abortion.

The informal networks resisting Honduras's abortion ban

Women's Rights

Honduran women demand protocol for survivors of sex abuse

Debate over the morning-after pill has prevented the adoption of crucial guidelines for attending to sex abuse survivors

Honduran women demand protocol for survivors of sex abuse

Honduras

Honduras fishing boat sinks killing 27, 9 missing

The vessel sank near Cayo Gorda, a tiny island off the country's Caribbean coast.

Honduras fishing boat sinks killing dozens, 9 missing

Women's Rights

In Honduras, women fight for access to the morning-after pill

The morning-after pill has been banned for 10 years. Honduran groups are demanding access and working to change stigma.

In Honduras, women fight for access to the morning-after pill

Latin America

Ten years after coup, Hondurans flee amid violence and repression

Thousands of Hondurans have fled the country in recent months as a government crackdown on protests continues.

Ten years after coup, Hondurans flee amid violence and repression

Latin America

Honduras schools, hospitals 'falling apart' from lack of funding

Ninety percent of public schools in the country are facing an infrastructure crisis and hospitals are turning away patients.