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Honduran journalist travels to Costa Rica to denounce death threats, beating back home

George Rodríguez - February 9, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKrRKOr6Q94#t=79 Ely Vallejo is a Honduran journalist who says his work for the alternative television station Cholusat Sur Canal 36 focuses on bringing to light cases of…

In 2nd day of trial, Honduran judges say they acted in defense of human rights
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In 2nd day of trial, Honduran judges say they acted in defense of human rights

George Rodríguez - February 4, 2015

Lawyers for the four judges dismissed in Honduras for objecting to the country’s 2009 coup clashed with adversaries from the government on Tuesday at the closing of…

Honduran judges sacked for opposing 2009 coup seek reparations at Inter-American Court of Human Rights
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Honduran judges sacked for opposing 2009 coup seek reparations at Inter-American Court of Human Rights

George Rodríguez - February 3, 2015

Four Honduran judges dismissed after having opposed the bloody coup d’etat that toppled then-President Manuel “Mel” Zelaya on Jun 28, 2009, expect to obtain full reparation from the…

Honduras brings homicide rate down
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Honduras brings homicide rate down

AFP - January 25, 2015

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Honduras has sharply reduced its homicide rate, one of the world's worst, from 86 to 66 per 100,000 people, President Juan Orlando Hernández said…

Honduran military aims to fill in for ‘absent’ parents with program targeting at-risk kids
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Honduran military aims to fill in for ‘absent’ parents with program targeting at-risk kids

George Rodríguez - January 23, 2015

The Honduran military establishment says parents are not fulfilling their role in teaching children essential guiding values and principles. Thus, the Honduran Armed Forces (FAH) – which…

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Child AIDS awareness activist kidnapped in Honduras

AFP - January 6, 2015

[caption id="attachment_55854" align="alignright" width="300"] (Via Flickr/International AIDS Society)[/caption] Update:  Honduran AIDS campaigner Keren Dunaway Gonzalez, who rose to prominence for her activism as an HIV-positive child, was…

Honduras buries slain Miss World contestant, sister
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Honduras buries slain Miss World contestant, sister

Orlando Sierra | AFP - November 20, 2014

SANTA BARBARA, Honduras – A shaken Honduras buried its Miss World contestant and her sister Thursday, after the latter's boyfriend shot them in a jealous rage, according to…

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Miss Honduras María José Alvarado and sister found dead; police arrest sister’s boyfriend

Noe Leiva | AFP - November 19, 2014

[caption id="attachment_52850" align="alignright" width="300"] AFP/STR[/caption] TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Police found the bodies of the reigning Miss Honduras and her sister dumped beside a river Wednesday, and said…

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Honduran lawyer killed, 77th since 2010

AFP - September 18, 2014

https://twitter.com/DiarioLaPrensa/status/512291404010487808 TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Assailants on motorbikes shot and killed a lawyer in Honduras, authorities said Wednesday, bringing to 77 the number of legal professionals killed in…

PHOTOS: In Honduras, a perilous campaign
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PHOTOS: In Honduras, a perilous campaign

Swati Sharma | The Washington Post - August 4, 2014

Imagine working for the police in Honduras, the country with the highest per-capita murder rate in the world. In a place that doesn't have an outright war…

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