By Alberto Arce
On the 14th day of each month, Jesus Garcia joins other relatives to hoist a cardboard coffin and carry it in a macabre procession down a road to the prison where two cousins died with 360 other inmates in the worst prison fire in at least a century.
Honduran President Porfirio Lobo said Monday that a pre-Christmas party at the country’s embassy in Colombia that included prostitutes was a “sad incident.”
The Honduran ambassador to Colombia was forced to resign Saturday after his bodyguard reportedly held a Christmas party with prostitutes at the mission, the foreign ministry in Tegucigalpa said.
By Freddy Cuevas
, Martha Mendoza
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration confirmed Wednesday that some of its agents were aboard a U.S.-owned helicopter with Honduran police who opened fire on a small boat on a Honduran river, and a local official said two men and two pregnant women were killed.
Seven people were killed Sunday night in the Honduran Caribbean port city of La Ceiba when gunmen burst into a pool hall and opened fire with high-caliber weapons, police said.