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Many dead in Honduran prison fire amid inmate riot


At least 18 people have died during an uprising by armed inmates at a Honduran prison, one of them decapitated and the others killed by a fire started by the rioters, authorities said.

The unrest on

Rising anger in Honduras over deadly prison fire


Anger rose in Honduras on Thursday as word spread about how inmates were left trapped in a horrific prison fire, or were shot trying to flee the blaze which killed 355 prisoners.

Resentment over the

Survivors accuse guards after Honduras prison blaze


Survivors of a Honduran prison fire that killed more than 350 inmates accused guards of leaving inmates to die inside their cells and shooting at others who tried to escape the flames.

"It was total

Honduras prison fire kills more than 300 inmates

A fire swept through a Honduran prison killing more than 300 inmates, officials said on Wednesday, warning the toll may rise with many inmates burned to death in their cells by the inferno.


Official: Prison fire in Honduras leaves 272 dead


A fire swept through a prison in Honduras, killing at least 272 inmates, many of them burning to death in their cells, authorities said Wednesday.

Lucy Marder, chief of forensic medicine for the pros

Honduras bans 2 on a bike in move to beat crime

Honduras has moved towards banning passengers on motorcycles in a bid to crack down on crime.

The BBC reported the country's Congress will now make two people riding on a bike illegal, limiting to 1

176 police arrested in Honduras over crime links


A total of 176 police officers from the same unit have been arrested in Honduras for alleged links to organized crime gangs, the Honduran Security Ministry said Thursday.

The mass arrests were made l

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