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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...
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Honduras Seizes Parakeets Smuggled from Nicaragua

Honduran authorities stopped two men accused of trying to smuggle 118 exotic parakeets from Nicaragua to El Salvador, concealed in fruit...
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US Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control: Responding to Violence in Central America

This report outlines a series of actions by the U.S. government in order to face violence in Central America. Mexican drug trafficking organizations, local drug...
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Post-2009 Coup, Honduras a ‘Narco-Storehouse’

The Honduras government says Mexican gangs like the Zetas and the Sinaloa Cartel are turning the country into a "narco-storehouse." Has the country sufficiently...
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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...