Open

Coming up

Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

#TECH 24

Anonymous Vs ISIS

Read more

AFRICA NEWS

Ebola virus: US to send 3,000 troops to West Africa

Read more

AFRICA NEWS

Nigeria attack: Bomb blast in college in Kano

Read more

AFRICA NEWS

Ebola: Lockdown brings Sierra Leone capital to a halt

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Sarkozy's political comeback: did he ever leave?

Read more

DEBATE

The World This Week

Read more

FRANCE IN FOCUS

Travel chaos: Air France pilots take industrial action

Read more

THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

Christian Kastrop, Director of Policy Studies, OECD

Read more

AFRICA NEWS

Ebola: UN Security Council unanimously passes resolution

Read more

Americas

Congress deputy speaker shot dead

Text by AFP

Latest update : 2008-11-23

Mario Fernando Hernandez, deputy speaker of the Honduran Congress, was shot dead by hooded gunmen in the northern city of San Pedro Sula, officials said.

Hooded gunmen shot dead Deputy Speaker of the Honduran Congress Mario Fernando Hernandez in broad daylight Saturday in the northern city of San Pedro Sula, officials said.
  
He was 42.
  
"Deputy Mario Fernando Hernandez and political candidate Marcos Collier were shot dead and another man wounded as they left a medical clinic at the Luis Landa school," police spokeswoman Fany Aguilera told AFP.

Date created : 2008-11-23

COMMENT(S)