The former president, who was arrested for drug trafficking charges on Tuesday, oversaw a government that has been called a "narco-dictatorship."
After tussling with the pilot, the passenger attempted to jump out the window of the aircraft.
If the State Department and Homeland Security act on the request, individuals from Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala could get new protections.
While the United States is understandably uncomfortable with China's deepening influence in its own backyard, perhaps the greatest risk in Beijing's expanding reach is that it will spark a conflagration in Asia that could draw Washington and Beijing into direct confrontation.
Honduras is now one of 14 countries to recognize Taiwan's sovereignty after Nicaragua moved to cut ties with Taipei.
When the same question was asked in 2019 before the pandemic, just eight percent of respondents expressed the same desire of wanting to migrate.
Xiomara Castro de Zelaya, whose husband was sent into exile following a coup, is likely to become Honduras' first female president.
The victim wandered around South Texas for several days before approaching a person at a gas station who subsequently handed him over to their relatives.
President Joe Biden is in office and our government is still detaining immigrants, including family units, in ICE lock-up despite the obvious danger in the midst of a pandemic.
Glenda Valdez was at her home in Austin, watching a Univision newscast one afternoon in May, when she saw a picture of Emely in a red hoodie. She knew at once that it was her daughter.
"We're going to be increasing the requests that we're making of our allies in the United Nations," the vice president said during a CNN interview.
Enhancing law enforcement presence in Central America could push migrants into dangerous terrains, one immigration advocate warned.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection apprehended nearly 172,000 people last month—the highest number in at least 15 years.
"Mr President, did you withdraw money from Central America to punish them?" Fox host Laura Ingraham asked. Former President Donald Trump replied "Absolutely, that's right."
The U.S. has refused to sign onto a United Nations agreement asking member nations to accept refugees from regions devastated by climate change.
"Let's tie the aid to actually dealing with the corruption and make sure that there is transparency," the Ohio Republican said.
Thousands of Hondurans pressed toward the Mexico border in hopes of arriving in the U.S. just in time for immigration reform from the Biden administration.
Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) said he had been briefed by Homeland Security officials about their preparations for higher numbers of people arriving at the border from Central America.
Manuel Zelaya was removed from office after he attempted to change Honduras's constitution in 2009.
Life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic winds, flash flooding, and landslides are expected in parts of Central America.
Iota is expected to make landfall in nearly the exact same location where Hurricane Eta did about two weeks ago, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).
At one point on Tuesday, Genevieve clocked wind speeds of around 130 miles per hour, making it a powerful Category 4 hurricane. It has now weakened to a tropical storm after lashing Baja California.
"Far from enabling people to migrate safely, Mexico's repressive border policy condemns them to greater suffering," Médecins Sans Frontières has warned.
Hundreds of Honduran asylum seekers are once again making their way to the U.S. border to claim asylum.
"Violence is a sickness and we always have to give it medicine," says Pastor Arnold Linares.
Without permission from a gang leader, there are three main ways to leave a gang in Honduras: By leaving the city, leaving the country or by joining a church, one pastor tells Newsweek.
The spread of 'coffee rust' and the plummeting global price of coffee beans are forcing generations of coffee farmers across Honduras to flee to the U.S.