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San Pedro Sula, Honduras airport submerged by Hurricane Iota flood
Honduras
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San Pedro Sula, Honduras airport submerged by Hurricane Iota flood

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 20, 2020

Hurricane Iota caused significant damage this week in Honduras, including to the country's largest airport. Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport near San Pedro Sula was submerged by…

Violence picks up in Central America after brief truce due to COVID-19
Crime
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Crime
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Violence picks up in Central America after brief truce due to COVID-19

Noe LEIVA / AFP - August 24, 2020

The corpses in bags and under sheets reappeared on the streets of the Honduran capital, marking a spike in violence that affects northern Central America after a…

Police repress Independence Day demonstrations in Honduras
Central America
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Central America
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Police repress Independence Day demonstrations in Honduras

AFP and The Tico Times - September 16, 2019

Hundreds of Honduran police officers attacked with tear gas more than 1,000 people marching in parallel to Sunday's parade organized by the government to commemorate the 198th…

Honduras identifies 459 children separated from families in US
Honduras
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Honduras
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Honduras identifies 459 children separated from families in US

AFP - July 15, 2018

A total of 459 Honduran children separated from their parents as a result of Washington's "zero tolerance" immigration policy have now been identified, officials said Friday, a…

5 questions for a Honduran artist
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a Honduran artist

The Tico Times - April 8, 2017

Over the years, a number of writers, artists and filmmakers have told the stories of Central American migrants and the challenges they face. However, the latest project from Honduran artist Pável…

Roatán: Yesterday’s pirate haunt is today’s tourist treasure
adventure
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adventure
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Roatán: Yesterday’s pirate haunt is today’s tourist treasure

The Tico Times - June 27, 2016

ROATÁN, Honduras — Long before Johnny Depp donned the dreadlocks and eyeliner, the real pirates of the Caribbean made camp on this cutlass-shaped island. This little piece of paradise…

Protests erupt at memorial for slain Honduran activist
Crime
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Crime
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Protests erupt at memorial for slain Honduran activist

AFP - March 4, 2016

TEGUCIGALPA -- Mourners broke into protest Friday at a memorial service for slain Honduran indigenous activist Berta Cáceres, a renowned environmentalist whose family has labeled her killing an…

Crime
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Year’s first massacre in Honduras claims 6 victims

AFP - January 11, 2016

https://twitter.com/diarioelheraldo/status/686313804498616320 TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Gunmen killed six people Sunday in Honduras, the first mass killing of the year in one of the world's most violent countries, police said. Police spokesman…

Honduras torches effigies of president, 2015’s problems
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Honduras torches effigies of president, 2015’s problems

Noe Leiva | AFP - January 2, 2016

GERMANIA, Honduras -- Hondurans ushered in 2016 on Friday by burning symbols of last year's problems -- an effigy of President Juan Orlando Hernández among them. Wooden representations of…

Honduras to convert US-built airbase into airport for capital
Business
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Business
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Honduras to convert US-built airbase into airport for capital

AFP - December 23, 2015

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Honduras is to convert a U.S.-built military airbase northwest of its capital into a civilian airport to replace the city's current one, considered one of the…