Hilda Hernandez, sister of President Juan Orlando Hernandez, and five other people are killed in a helicopter crash on a mountain near the Honduran capital.
Honduras accuse Australia of using a drone for "espionage" giving an extra edge to their winner-takes-all playoff to reach next year's World Cup.
At least four people die and dozens are injured in a stampede when hundreds of fans try to break past barricades to get into a national soccer final match in the Honduran capital.
Honduras says it is starting a major archaeological dig for a mysterious, ancient "White City" supposedly hidden in a jungle in its northeast that explorers and legends have spoken of for centuries.
Honduran international footballer Arnold Peralta is shot dead while on holiday in his hometown.
Police in Honduras have arrested five Syrians who were travelling on stolen Greek passports and reportedly intended to enter the US by land.