Head of anticorruption mission in Honduras resigns
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — The head of the Organization of American States' anti-corruption mission in Honduras resigned Thursday citing a lack of support from the regional body and the Honduran government.
Juan Jimenez Mayor said in a statement that the OAS didn't provide the resources necessary for the mission to be effective and noted that OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro did not receive him last month when he traveled to Washington.
Honduran authorities allege 5 lawmakers diverted funds
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Five federal lawmakers in Honduras allegedly diverted public funds to their own use, authorities said Monday.
The deputies from the country's Congress requested the funds for a nonprofit group, which cut checks to them immediately after receiving the money, according to the investigation.