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Jamaica, Honduras Sign Security Pact to Fight Organized Crime

Honduras’ security and defense ministers met with their Jamaican counterparts in Tegucigalpa to sign a pact strengthening security cooperation as part of the fight...
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Honduras: 23 Journalists Murdered Since 2007

Honduras’ National Commission for Human Rights reports that 23 journalists have been murdered in the country since 2007; 16 of these since the 2009 coup that...
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Honduras Backs Down on Security Tax

The Honduran Congress softened new taxes intended to fund the fight against soaring violence and organized crime in the country, amid protests from business...
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How Central America’s Crime Wave Has Spared Nicaragua, So Far

Nicaragua, along with its neighbors Panama and Costa Rica, is often described as a country that dodged the wave of organized crime violence swamping Central...
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Departure of Honduras Security Minister a Victory for Corrupt Cops

With the departure of Honduran Security Minister Oscar Alvarez, an outspoken foe of police corruption, the country is facing an uphill battle as it grapples with...
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Honduras Murder Rate Set to Soar to 86 per 100,000

Honduras is on track to reach a murder rate of 86 per 100,000 inhabitants in 2011, while El Salvador could see a rate of 72 per 100,000, according to new...
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Honduras Govt Makes Deal to End Bajo Aguan Land Conflict

The Honduran Congress has passed a decree allowing peasant farmers to purchase over 4,000 hectares of land, in a deal aimed at bringing an end to the bitter land...
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Honduras Protests Against Rise in US Deportations

Honduran authorities expressed concern over the rising numbers of deportations of Honduran nationals from the U.S. at a migrant forum held in Tegucigalpa, capital...
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Are Foreign Criminal Gangs Driving Honduras Land Conflict?

A bloody and long-running land dispute in Honduras has claimed dozens of lives, and some parties to the conflict claim that drug traffickers and foreign armed...