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Deadly violence over disputed Honduras election result

Francisco Palomo http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-42763511 Riots and protests continue across Honduras over the results of the presidential election from November 25. Last month the incumbent president Juan Orlando Hernández was declared the winner despite days of protest. Supporters of opposition leader Salvador Nasralla believe the electoral tribunal may have tampered with the …

The consequences of being an activist | Honduras

Sara White February 3, 2017 – Natalie Gallon and Elvin Sandoval, CNN, Honduras: The deadliest place to be an environmental activist, new report says  This article explains the many road blocks that several Hondurans face in attempts to encourage positive change in their country. In recent years, many environmental protesters have …

Honduras Teens’ Bodies Found

Kidnapped Honduras Teens’ Bodies Found. “BBC News, February 06, 2017, sec. Latin America & Caribbean.http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38873536 The bodies of the four teenagers who were kidnapped at the end of January have been found in northern Honduras by firemen. The boys, ages between 15 and 19, were found near the river Ulua in the Yoro province, …

U.S. Aids Honduran Police Despite Death Squad Fears

The U.S. State Department, which spends millions of dollars on the Honduran National Police, has assured Congress that money only goes to trained units that do not operate under the supervision of Juan Carlos Bonilla. Bonilla is a police chief, once accused of extrajudicial killings and “social cleansing.”  But The …

Seven dead in Honduras pool hall shooting

Six people were shot dead after a group of 30 attackers barged into a pool hall in La Ceiba and began to fire.  The group also entered a nearby house and shot and killed a 15-year old boy. Police are investigating the shootings and believe that it was due to a …

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