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Northern Triangle Now Deadliest Place on Earth

In a briefing at the Pentagon, Commander General Douglas Fraser of the U.S. Southern Command (Southcom) stated that the ‘Northern Triangle,' made up of Honduras,...
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Honduras Cocaine Lab a Game Changer

InSight has long been skeptical of rumors concerning cocaine hydrochloride (HCl) labs operating in Central America. But this week Honduran officials said they had...
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Attack on Prison Official Reveals Holes in Honduran Penitentiaries

This month’s attack on the head of the Honduran prison system has raised the important question: Does the government have any control over its...
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Central American Nations Seek ‘Plan Central America’

Top State Department official William Brownfield is expected to announce plans for a new, large-scale Central American security strategy in the coming days....
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Hondurans Increasingly Trafficked Through ‘Modeling Agencies’

Honduras, a longtime source of victims for human traffickers seeking to exploit women and children from rural areas, is seeing an increase in trafficking in urban...
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Gunmen Attack Bus in Honduras

At least eight people died and four were wounded in eastern Honduras in an apparent revenge killing Thursday. The killings took place in Olancho, regions of which...
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WikiLeaks: Zelaya and Organized Crime

The U.S. cable with several references to organized crime's ties to former Honduran President Mel Zelaya is a tantalizing document on many levels, mostly because of...
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How ‘Mano Dura’ is Strengthening Gangs

The United Nations and U.S. Southern Command estimate there are approximately 70,000 gang members, or so-called maras, most of them concentrated in the Northern...
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Calderón: Drugs Increasingly Shipped Through Guatemala, Honduras

Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced that authorities have detected a change in flights carrying cocaine shipments from South America, which are...