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Weapons, Ammo Stolen From Honduras Police Warehouse

Hundreds of weapons and a large stockpile of ammunition have disappeared from a police warehouse in Honduras, according a report by El...
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Honduras Presents New Security Plan

Facing soaring crime and one of the world's highest murder rates, Honduras’ president, Porfirio Lobo, has announced a new security plan, which will involve the...
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More Military Spending in Central America Giving Rise to Old and New Fears

Several Central American nations are increasing their defense budgets after decades of demilitarization, citing the need to combat organized crime. But there are...
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15 Dead in Honduras ‘Gang’ Massacres

Two separate mass killings left 15 people dead in one night in San Pedro Sula, northwest Honduras, both of which have been blamed by officals on rivalries between...
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Central America: Troubled, but not Failed States

As drug trafficking networks deepen their activities in Central America some analysts have expressed concern at the prospect of countries in the region becoming...
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Lobo: Seized Drug Cash Should Fund Honduras Security Forces

Honduran President Porfirio Lobo said more of the cash seized from drug traffickers should be distributed more quickly among the security and defense...
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Honduras to Put Captured Narco-Sub on Display

The Honduran Armed Forces announced plans to display a drug-smuggling submarine, raised from the seabed after being sunk by its occupants, as a "trophy of war"...
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Land Conflict Claims Another Life in Honduras’ Bajo Aguan Region

A farmer active in a land reform movement was killed, and two others wounded, in two shooting attacks in the troubled Honduran region of Bajo...
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UN Warns of Epidemic of Gun Deaths in Latin America

Some 740,000 people are killed by firearms in Latin America each year, most of them outside combat zones, according to UN figures announced at a conference in...