Defamation Laws In Honduras

Libel is a criminal offense under the Honduras Criminal Code (Decreto 144-83 – Código Penal). Articles 155 to 161 Code govern the laws of defamation in Honduras.

Those found guilty can be imprisoned between one to three years.

Article 97 of the Honduras Criminal Code provides for the prescriptive period for filing a criminal case; The statute of limitations appears to be two years.