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The Jaguar King Who Founded Honduras’ Little French Key Zoo

Zimba the jaguar should not have been there. The biologist recognized it as the same jaguar she had ordered to be confiscated a year earlier during her first...
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Drug Flights Climb Again in Honduras and Guatemala

The number of destroyed illegal airstrips and the volume of seized cocaine in Honduras this year are set to surpass 2019 figures, indicating...
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Crashed Plane in Colombia May Be Example of ‘Cloned Craft’

A small plane that crashed outside the Colombian capital had the same registration number as a drug plane seized in Honduras a decade ago -- a likely case of a...
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The Logging Barons of Catacamas, Honduras

Catacamas is the largest municipality in Central America, home to thousands of square kilometers of pristine forest. Political elites in this remote part of...
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Honduras Unable to Curb Rising Violence Inside Prisons

Targeted killings, massacres, and deadly riots have all occurred in Honduras' maximum-security prisons this year, putting a spotlight on how violence has spiraled...
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Honduras Cocaine Seizures Reveal Renewal of Drug Corridor

Authorities in Honduras have seized more cocaine during the first seven months of this year than all of 2019, indicating a resurgence of one of Central America’s...
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Will Convicted Drug Money Launderer Run for President in Honduras?

A powerful business tycoon jailed in the United States for laundering drug money may soon be a presidential candidate in Honduras following his release this month,...
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Honduras Buries Pandora Case Along With its Anti-Corruption Fight

A Honduras court has ended the prosecution of nearly two dozen people -- including government officials -- accused in the Pandora case, a vast corruption scheme...
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Massively Overpriced Contracts Hamper Honduras’ Pandemic Response

An audit of a Honduran agency charged with procuring emergency medical supplies to fight the coronavirus has found tens of millions of dollars wasted -- an...