TEGUCIGALPA, July 22 The European Union has
granted Honduras 80 million euros ($93 million) in aid to help
the impoverished Central American nation's health system cope
with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, an EU
representative said on Wednesday.
TEGUCIGALPA Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, is undergoing treatment in hospital for pneumonia after he tested positive for COVID-19 this week, the government said on Wednesday.
TEGUCIGALPA Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez has been diagnosed with the coronavirus, is receiving treatment and will work remotely and through his aides, he said late on Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.