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‘We’re really afraid’: Fierce Hurricane Eta belts Nicaragua

Hurricane Eta, one of the most powerful storms to hit Central America in years, pummelled Nicaragua on Tuesday in an impoverished region of its Caribbean coast, battering homes and infrastructure and threatening deadly floods.

Nicaragua braces for ‘catastrophic’ winds as Hurricane Eta nears coast

Nicaragua on Monday scrambled to evacuate citizens from its Atlantic coast or put them in shelters as Hurricane Eta barrelled closer, while the US National Hurricane Center warned of flash floods and "catastrophic winds" in Central America.

Honduras to reopen domestic and international flights

Honduras will be reopening its airports to both domestic and international flights, on 10 Aug. and 17 Aug., respectively.

Kimpton adds Roatan to Caribbean properties

Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants announced Tuesday that it is expanding its Caribbean presence by adding a boutique resort on Roatan Island in Honduras.

Pirates set to invade Honduras Carnival

The Cayman Islands will once again have representation at the Feria Juniana Carnival this weekend in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

Freediver rises to new heights by hitting new depths

Cayman Islands national freediving record holder Richard Collett set two new national records in Roatan, Honduras last weekend.

No criminal conviction in fatal 2009 wreck

No criminal conviction was ever recorded in connection with a fatal collision in which a 33-year-old woman died in 2009, a Cayman Compass investigation has revealed.

Cruise ship smashes into dock in Honduras

The cruise ship MSC Armonia drew more attention than usual on Tuesday when it made a scheduled stop in Roatan, Honduras, in an unscheduled way. The 65,000-ton vessel missed its mark and demolished the pier where it was attempting to dock.
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Arrest made in fatal motorcycle collision

The driver of the car involved in Sunday’s fatal collision with a motorcycle has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving, police announced on Tuesday.

Bloomberg: The U.S. should back new elections in Honduras

Even before last month’s flawed vote, Honduras was notable for the lack of popular confidence in its electoral mechanisms. And if it’s stability that Washington seeks, these disputed results do not promise to achieve it.

Honduras travelers on CAL can change fare at no cost

Demonstrations and violence in the wake of the presidential election in Honduras has led Cayman Airways to offer passengers with tickets to the country to change their itinerary at no cost.

Responding to the crisis in Honduras

A week after voting in a bitterly contested presidential election, Hondurans still do not know who their next president will be.

Cayman martial artists thrive at international tournament

Members from the nascent Cayman Islands Taekwondo Academy experienced another thrilling accomplishment last month, when they starred in an international tournament in Honduras.

Missing boaters found near Honduras

Graham Rankine was going about his business on Wednesday night when he said he received a phone call from a friend in Honduras, who told him he had found two men drifting on the sea near Honduras from the Cayman Islands.

US military aircraft touch down in Cayman

En route from Cuba’s Guantanamo Bay to their home base in Honduras on Friday morning, the American military briefly took over part of Owen Roberts International Airport on Thursday.

50 years ago: Returning home after 52 years

In the July 12, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, “North Side News” correspondent Nettie McCoy wrote:

2 Honduran kids who faced deportation can remain in Cayman

Two children who faced deportation to Honduras in August, possibly being sent back by themselves into an abusive situation, have been allowed to remain in Cayman at least until they reach adulthood, the Immigration Appeals Tribunal has ruled.

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Court blocks immigration ruling to deport children

An immigration decision that would have led to the deportation of two Honduran children last month has been temporarily blocked pending a further review of the case by the Immigration Appeals Tribunal.

Cayman, Honduras leaders talk flights, food

The importation of food, direct flights and a partnership for an undersea telecommunications cable were on the agenda in bilateral talks between the leaders of Cayman and Honduras Friday.

Honduran president visits Cayman

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez will be paying Cayman a brief visit on Friday.

Imports, flights to Roatan on the table

The prospect of direct flights and food imports from Roatan were discussed Tuesday when government and airline officials made a flying visit to the Honduran island.

Cuban boat abandoned and decaying on Beach Bay

El Arca landed at Beach Bay Jan. 31. More than 30 people squeezed aboard the estimated 24-foot wooden sailboat for the journey from Cuba to Honduras, where the refugees could travel north by land to the United States.

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