Honduras extends for 45 days more exception regime | News

Rate this post

The Honduran National Police reported this Tuesday that the State of Exception decreed by President Xiomara Castro, who is visiting Espala, will be extended until April 6 at the national level with measures focused on the highest-risk municipalities.


Congress of Honduras elects the new magistrates of the CSJ

The Police reports that the Castro government, through the Council of Ministers, agreed to extend the 20-2022 agreement for 45 days, approved in the National Congress last year and which allowed the installation of the emergency regime.

According to the general director of the National Police, Gustavo Sánchez, the State of Exception will apply in all the neighborhoods and neighborhoods of the main cities of the country: San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa.

Sánchez Velásquez, affirmed that the partial state of exception, since last December 6, 2022 and its first extension on January 6 of this year, has allowed hitting criminal structures that have profited from the Honduran population through extortion.

“This scourge has been one of the criminal activities that has generated the most illegal economic resources for maras, gangs and other criminal groups,” explained the police chief.

Likewise, it will enter into force for the municipalities of Atlántida, Colón, Comayagua, Copán and Cortés. In addition, from Choluteca, El Paraíso, Francisco Morazán, Intibucá, Bay Islands, La Paz, Lempira, Ocotepeque, Olancho, Santa Bárbara, Valle and Yoro.

According to the security authorities, the decree also establishes the expansion from 75 to 123 of the municipalities that will be intervened by the National Police and other State security entities, now in the 18 departments of Honduras.

Honduras registers some 1,150 multiple murders that have left 4,200 dead since 2010, the National Commissioner for Human Rights (CONADEH) reported this Sunday.

Author Profile

Nathan Rivera
Allow me to introduce myself. I am Nathan Rivera, a dedicated journalist who has had the privilege of writing for the online newspaper Today90. My journey in the world of journalism has been a testament to the power of dedication, integrity, and passion.

My story began with a relentless thirst for knowledge and an innate curiosity about the events shaping our world. I graduated with honors in Investigative Journalism from a renowned university, laying the foundation for what would become a fulfilling career in the field.

What sets me apart is my unwavering commitment to uncovering the truth. I refuse to settle for superficial answers or preconceived narratives. Instead, I constantly challenge the status quo, delving deep into complex issues to reveal the reality beneath the surface. My dedication to investigative journalism has uncovered numerous scandals and shed light on issues others might prefer to ignore.

I am also a staunch advocate for press freedom. I have tirelessly fought to protect the rights of journalists and have faced significant challenges in my quest to inform the public truthfully and without constraints. My courage in defending these principles serves as an example to all who believe in the power of journalism to change the world.

Throughout my career, I have been honored with numerous awards and recognitions for my outstanding work in journalism. My investigations have changed policies, exposed corruption, and given a voice to those who had none. My commitment to truth and justice makes me a beacon of hope in a world where misinformation often prevails.

At Today90, I continue to be a driving force behind journalistic excellence. My tireless dedication to fair and accurate reporting is an invaluable asset to the editorial team. My biography is a living testament to the importance of journalism in our society and a reminder that a dedicated journalist can make a difference in the world.