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Honduras: Journalist who exposed corruption takes refuge in national human rights office
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Honduras: Journalist who exposed corruption takes refuge in national human rights office

AFP - July 23, 2015

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- Honduran journalist David Romero, who exposed a major government corruption case, took refuge Thursday in the national human rights office after filing an official complaint…

Anti-corruption protests spread to Honduras with demands that President Hernández resign
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Honduras
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Anti-corruption protests spread to Honduras with demands that President Hernández resign

AFP - May 30, 2015

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Approximately 5,000 protesters Friday demanded Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández's resignation after he was accused by the opposition of having accepted illegal funds from the Honduran…

Honduran ex-president ousted in coup could run again
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Honduras
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Honduran ex-president ousted in coup could run again

George Rodriguez - May 8, 2015

Former Honduran President Manuel “Mel” Zelaya said Thursday that he was considering another run for president after Honduras' highest court paved the way last month for him to…

Guatemala-Honduras customs union first step in regional development plan
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Business
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Guatemala-Honduras customs union first step in regional development plan

George Rodriguez - February 27, 2015

The leaders of Guatemala and Honduras signed a bilateral agreement creating a customs union this week, marking the first concrete action in a regional development plan designed…

Arrest of four Honduran military police officers fuels controversy over newly created force
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Arrest of four Honduran military police officers fuels controversy over newly created force

George Rodríguez - February 19, 2015

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — The recent arrest of four members of the Honduran military police has stoked ongoing controversy surrounding the newly created force. Last week, four members…

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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…

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…

Is Honduras heading for the privatization of parts of its territory?
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Is Honduras heading for the privatization of parts of its territory?

George Rodríguez - January 18, 2015

Honduras, one of the poorest countries in Latin America, ridden by corruption, severely hit by violence, and showing some of the highest inequity levels in the region,…

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Hooded gunmen kill eight teens in Honduras 

AFP - September 16, 2014

TEGUCIGALPA -- Hooded gunmen shot to death eight youths and wounded two others in a Honduran city torn by gang violence, local media reported Monday. Police in…

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