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In Honduras, the Law of the Jungle Abides

A zoo full of wild beasts founded by a murderous drug trafficker; a millionaire banker who finances a drug cartel and breeds crocodiles out of passion; and a...
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Weekly InSight: Security Outlook for Honduras Election Crisis

In our December 7 Facebook Live session, independent journalist Sarah Kinosian spoke with Senior Editor Mike LaSusa about the ongoing election crisis in...
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With Echoes of 2009, Honduras Again Approaches Chaos

Honduras has returned to the brink of chaos a week after a disputed presidential election in which a winner still has not been declared....
Manifestación tras las elecciones de Honduras
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Weekly InSight: Honduras Electoral Chaos and Organized Crime

In our November 30 Facebook Live session, Senior Investigator Héctor Silva Ávalos spoke with Senior Editor Mike LaSusa about the potential crime and...
Soldados hondureños llevan a las urnas los insumos para las próximas elecciones
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Winner of Honduras’ Election Will Likely Be ‘Iron Fist’ Security

Honduras’ controversial election remains in limbo, but the results not so much. As is evident across the region in recent years, tightly contested...
La caída en los homicidios ha sido influenciada por varios factores
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Weekly InSight: Why Homicides Are Down in Honduras

In our November 16 Facebook Live session, InSight Crime co-director Steven Dudley sat down with senior investigator Héctor Silva Ávalos to discuss why Honduras'...
Honduras' police reform efforts have made progress, but could be undone
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Could Upcoming Honduras Election Set Back Police Reform Progress?

An upcoming election in Honduras has called into question the future of a reform commission that has taken important steps toward cleaning up the country's police...
Reforming Honduras' National Police has helped reduce homicides
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7 Keys to Understanding Honduras’ Declining Homicide Rate

Due to a combination of factors, Honduras is on track to close out 2017 with a significantly lower homicide rate than has been observed in previous years....
People displaying Salvadoran flags (Credit: Salvador Meléndez/Revista Factum)
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5 Ways Ending TPS Could Impact Central America Security

The administration of US President Donald Trump has announced that it plans to end to a migration policy known as Temporary Protected Status for 2,500 Nicaraguans,...