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Gustavo Palencia

Stranded in Central America, migrants demand passage to U.S. border

05 Jun 2020

PANAMA CITY/TEGUCIGALPA Panama has stepped up border controls in the vast and wild Darien Province that neighbors Colombia, authorities said on Thursday, after some members of a group of 1,900 migrants from as far afield as Africa tried to break out of a detention center to trek north.

African, Caribbean migrants continue trek towards U.S. border

04 Jun 2020

TEGUCIGALPA Migrants from Africa and the Caribbean, stranded in Honduras after Central American countries closed their borders to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, on Wednesday kept marching north in an attempt to reach the United States.

African, Caribbean migrants continue trek towards U.S. border

04 Jun 2020

TEGUCIGALPA, June 3 Migrants from Africa and the Caribbean, stranded in Honduras after Central American countries closed their borders to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, on Wednesday kept marching north in an attempt to reach the United States.

African, Haitian migrants in Honduras defy border closure in attempt to reach U.S.

03 Jun 2020

TEGUCIGALPA African, Cuban and Haitian migrants stranded in Honduras after borders were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic began trekking northward on Tuesday in an attempt to reach the United States, migration authorities said.

Honduran prison brawl leaves six dead, two injured

24 May 2020

TEGUCIGALPA Six inmates died and two more were injured between Saturday night and Sunday morning in a violent brawl in a Honduran women's prison home to 835, part of which was set on fire, a prison official said on Sunday.

Trump says U.S. sending ventilators, coronavirus help to Latin America, Asia

25 Apr 2020

WASHINGTON/TEGUCIGALPA The United States will send ventilators to three countries in Latin America - Ecuador, El Salvador and Honduras - as well as to Indonesia, President Donald Trump said on Friday, as the coronavirus pandemic has devastated countries around the world.

Thousands of Central Americans detained for flaunting coronavirus rules

04 Apr 2020

GUATEMALA CITY/TEGUCIGALPA Thousands of people have been detained across Central America for violating rules put in place by their governments to curb the fast-spreading new coronavirus in a region that has fewer medical resources than developed countries.

Honduran authorities seek land for possible coronavirus mass graves

04 Apr 2020

TEGUCIGALPA Honduran authorities on Friday ordered mayors to locate land suitable for mass graves as concerns over the possible death toll from the fast-spreading coronavirus in the poor Central American nation mount.

Honduran authorities seek land for possible coronavirus mass graves

04 Apr 2020

TEGUCIGALPA, April 3 Honduran authorities on Friday ordered mayors to locate land suitable for mass graves as concerns over the possible death toll from the fast-spreading coronavirus in the poor Central American nation mount.

Honduran government delivers food to 3.2 million people amid coronavirus lockdown

26 Mar 2020

TEGUCIGALPA Armed Honduran soldiers began delivering food to some 3.2 million people on lockdown in their homes on Wednesday, part of the government's efforts stop the spread of coronavirus in a nation with few resources and a limited public health system.

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