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Police repress Independence Day demonstrations in Honduras
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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…

Costa Rica assisting Honduras in fight against dengue
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica assisting Honduras in fight against dengue

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 30, 2019

Responding to a call for international collaboration, Costa Rica's Health Ministry is helping Honduras as it faces a deadly outbreak of dengue fever. Costa Rica donated insecticides…

Honduras police clash with students demanding president’s ouster
Central America
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Central America
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Honduras police clash with students demanding president’s ouster

AFP - January 29, 2019

Police in Honduras fired tear gas at hundreds of student protesters who blocked a major road in the capital Tegucigalpa as they called for the resignation of…

Hondurans form a new US-bound caravan, drawing fire from Trump
Central America
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Central America
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Hondurans form a new US-bound caravan, drawing fire from Trump

Noe Leiva / AFP - January 15, 2019

Hundreds of Hondurans have set out on a trek to the United States, forming another caravan that U.S. President Donald Trump cited Tuesday to justify building a…

Honduran president during US-funded ‘Contra’ war on Nicaragua dies
Central America
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Central America
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Honduran president during US-funded ‘Contra’ war on Nicaragua dies

AFP - December 22, 2018

Roberto Suazo Cordova, president of Honduras during the US-financed "Contra" war against Nicaragua in the 1980s, died on Saturday, officials said. Suazo, who was president from 1982…

Migrants retreat after failed bid to force US-Mexico border
Honduras
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Honduras
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Migrants retreat after failed bid to force US-Mexico border

Said Betanzos and Yemeli Ortega / AFP - November 26, 2018

Hundreds of Central American migrants who tried to force through a Mexican police blockade into the United States retreated to a nearby camp Monday after US border…

Mexico opens border to women and children from migrant caravan
Honduras
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Honduras
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Mexico opens border to women and children from migrant caravan

AFP - October 20, 2018

Mexican authorities on Saturday allowed dozens of women and children from the Honduran migrant caravan to pass into its territory, the country's ambassador to Guatemala said. Luis…

Ticos show support for Hondurans as Tegucigalpa returns to normal
Central America
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Central America
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Ticos show support for Hondurans as Tegucigalpa returns to normal

AFP - December 21, 2017

People gathered in the Costa Rican capital Wednesday to demonstrate their solidarity with the people of Honduras following their disputed Nov. 26 presidential election. "Honduras deserves support…

Honduran opposition protesters take to the streets
Central America
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Central America
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Honduran opposition protesters take to the streets

Noe Leiva / AFP - December 15, 2017

Supporters of the leftist opposition in Honduras blocked streets in various cities around that country on Friday, despite political repression, to celebrate the "victory" of their candidate,…

Honduras concludes voter recount, no winner declared
Central America
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Central America
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Honduras concludes voter recount, no winner declared

AFP - December 4, 2017

Honduran electoral authorities concluded a recount early Monday, more than a week after a bitterly contested presidential election, that put President Juan Orlando Hernández in the lead.…