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Images of Displacement in Honduras' Most Violent City

Images of Displacement in Honduras' Most Violent City

It's Honduras' industrial capital and second most important city. Nevertheless, national and international organizations say it's among the most violent places in the world.  Read More

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Executive Summary One of the poorest countries in Latin America, Honduras is now also the region's most violent and crime-ridden country. This is, in part, due to its role as a strategically important transit nation for the transnational drug trade, as well as macroeconomic shifts, endemic poverty, corruption, and political turmoil. Estimates vary, but between 140 and 300 tons of cocaine are believed to pass through the country each year.

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