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Troubled, crime-ridden Honduras has for years served as a key transit point for cocaine moving to the US from South America, where the vast majority of the coca plant used to produce the drug is grown. In 2014, the Honduran government authorized the used of military force against flights suspected of ...
Honduras is a beautiful country. There are beautiful coastal areas that look out onto the Caribbean Sea on its East coast and onto the Pacific Ocean along its West coast. The tropical climate provides the right conditions to produce a huge variety of fruits and vegetables. This produce is readily available from ...

The arrival of cruise ship MSC Armonia came as a surprise, as she ran into the Port of Coxen Hole in Honduras on April 10. The port is located on the island of Roatan, known for its beaches and dive sites. Tania Connor was able to capture the Armonia as it came crashing into port on Tuesday afternoon.
To shore-side witnesses, it first looked like just another cruise ship docking at Port Coxen Hole on the Honduran island of Roatan. However, it soon became clear on Tuesday morning that MSC Armonia was coming in way too hot and that one or both forward anchors were deployed in an apparently ...
Honduras is a country of churches. There's the buttercream facade of Santa Rosa de Copan's Roman Catholic cathedral, the Mission revival-style St. Peter the Apostle cathedral in San Pedro Sula, and the geometric grid of the Latter Day Saints' church in Tegucigalpa. Crosses dangle from necks and ...
In an effort to justify the consership regime provided in the bill, the special commission of Congress revising it added several provisions on the topic of “cybersecurity,” contending that the law seeks to protect Honduras' national security. However, the essence of the original project remains, Human Rights ...

President Donald Trump warned Honduras and Mexico he will retaliate if an alleged “caravan” of immigrants from the Central American country enters the United States. The president for several days has appeared fixated on what he contends is a large group of immigrants that plans to try to enter the ...
Based in the north of Honduras, Radio Progreso is run by the Catholic Order of Jesuits - an organisation that does extensive work with some of Honduras' most neglected and least heard communities. The independent station reports on human rights violations, police and military abuses and election fraud.
A panel of four speakers spoke at the University of Massachusetts on Tuesday, discussing ways of resisting occupation in Springfield, Massachusetts, Honduras and Palestine. The event was sponsored by UMass Students for Justice in Palestine, Western MA Jewish Voice for Peace, Out Now in Springfield, ...
Four months after Juan Orlando Hernandez was re-elected as president of Honduras in a dubious election filled with irregularities, the people of Choluteca went out to the streets to demand his resignation, protest the rising cost of living and call for the release of several people they have deemed political ...

The Honduras Football Association (FENAFUTH) has gone back to the drawing board following the frustration of the national side's intercontinental play-off defeat by Australia in the qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. Four months have elapsed since that setback, which also marked the end of ...
Kelvin Beachum Jr. is a husband, father and offensive lineman with the New York Jets. He and his wife, Jessica, live in Arizona with their two children. He is a World Vision Celebrity Ambassador. World Vision is a global Christian humanitarian organization that works with impoverished communities around ...
The north coast of Honduras is rich in natural resources sought by powerful mining and other development interests, resisted by local people. A series of violent attacks like those outlined in the U.N. report and at the I.A.C.H.R. have targeted community members who have been organizing to defend their ...
MACOMB — Rachel Baldwin's Christian mission trip to Tegucigalpa, Honduras, last year was an “eye-opening experience” that has helped her gain a different perspective on life. Baldwin is a law enforcement and justice administration student at Western Illinois University. She took a 12-week trip mission ...
Bickford, Gehlen Catholic Mission Honduras (GCMH) team leader and assistant to GCMH Director, Richard Seivert, said, “This year's team will build three homes, 20 bunk beds, five picnic tables; distribute over 30-plus large (trash bag size) gift bags to families; teach vertical gardening to some of the older ...
Police in Honduras have arrested a construction executive for his alleged role in the murder of environmental and indigenous activist Berta Caceres. David Castillo Mejia is charged as being the "intellectual author" of the killing in 2016 while CEO of Desarrollos Energeticos (DESA), the firm behind a project ...
Spanish-born journalist Alberto Arce has worked as a foreign reporter in ten countries, from Libya to Mexico, but Honduras was by far the bloodiest outside of a war zone. In 2017, there was an average of 338 homicides per month in the country, and between 2012 and 2015—when the number was even ...
Officers escort Honduras' former first lady, Rosa Elena Bonilla, from a police station in Tegucigalpa, the capital, on Feb. 28, 2018. (Fernando Antonio / Associated Press). Military police searched the home of former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo on Wednesday and arrested his wife as part of a ...
Navy Lt. Cmdr. Amy Rogers, assigned to Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit 2, shows a Honduran child mosquitos caught by a BG-Sentinel mosquito trap outside the Franklin D. Roosevelt School in Puerto Cortes, Honduras, during Continuing Promise 2018, March 17, 2018. Navy photo by ...
Honduran authorities said they have arrested an energy company executive allegedly behind the high-profile 2016 murder of prominent environmental activist Berta Caceres. Police detained electrical engineer Roberto David Castillo Mejia "as the intellectual perpetrator" behind Caceres's murder, the ...


 

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