Juan Orlando Hernandez is extradited to the US where he is set to face drug trafficking charges, capping a dramatic fall from grace after the conservative leader left office earlier this year.
From Latin America to the Middle East, the US government has a history of turning its back on former allies like Panama’s Manuel Noriega who was toppled from power and jailed in America.
Former president Juan Orlando Hernandez is detained after leaving his house in capital Tegucigalpa, in a dramatic fall from grace only weeks after leaving power.
The former president, Juan Orlando Hernandez, had been protected from prosecution by a Department of Justice policy to not indict sitting heads of state. After he stepped down last month that is no longer the case.
After 12 years of right-wing National Party (PN) rule, Castro's Libre party takes the reins on the challenges facing Honduras.
The migrants, mostly young people carrying backpacks on their shoulders and women with children, in the northern city of San Pedro Sula left for the border post of Corinto in an attempt to enter Guatemala.
At least 55 migrants were killed and dozens more injured in a truck crash in southern Mexico, officials say.
While the summit claims to promote democracy globally, Washington’s invitation list appears to exclude democratic countries with growing ties to China.
Dubbed "Planting Opportunities," the project brings together development agencies from both sides and targets the so-called Northern Triangle countries consisting of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala.
Nasry Asfura of ruling National Party congratulates leftist rival Xiomara Castro despite only about half of voting tallies having been counted.
Former first lady Xiomara Castro could be the country's first female president as she holds a nearly 20-point lead over the ruling party's candidate, according to the initial results.
Hondurans vote for a successor to deeply unpopular President Juan Orlando Hernandez in elections that could oust his National Party after 12 years in power.
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