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Honduras boosts air force in fight against drug smugglers
By Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduras bought two combat planes from Brazil's Embraer and received donated military aircraft worth $36 million from Taiwan, part of the Central American country's efforts to step up its fight against drug traffickers, a senior military official said on Friday. Honduras's air defences will be boosted by the acquisition of two Brazilian Super Tucano ...(10/17/2014 7:43:14 PM)
Annapolis pediatrician helps treat children in Honduras
A make-shift clinic in the rural mountains of Honduras had more than one similarity to Dr. Jim Rice's busy Annapolis pediatrics office. Earaches for one.(10/19/2014 1:38:58 PM)
Honduras detains leaders of Central American drug gang
TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduras has arrested two leaders of a major Central American drug gang responsible for transporting cocaine into the United States, the national police said on Sunday. Brothers Miguel Arnulfo and Luis Alonso Valle Valle were detained in a police operation in the country's eastern Copan state, near the border with Guatemala, police chief Ramon Sabillon told reporters in ...(10/5/2014 7:45:11 PM)
Hondurans flee violence, then are deported by U.S. to face more, rights group charges
Fleeing violence in Honduras, then deported home to face more: Group criticizes U.S. border policy.(10/16/2014 12:01:00 AM)
Late equalizer spoils USA's experiment in Honduras friendly
This scene played out a bit differently in East Hartford on Friday, but the pain of another late goal felt all too familiar for the United States.(10/14/2014 10:39:34 PM)
Canadian Solar Inc. (CSIQ) Strikes 146.4 MW Honduras Deal
Canadian Solar inc. (CSIQ) to supply 146.4 MW solar PV modules to two projects in Honduras.(10/16/2014 5:00:02 PM)
Figueroa header earns Honduras draw with U.S
By Simon Evans BOCA RATON Florida (Reuters) - Maynor Figueroa's header four minutes from time canceled out Jozy Altidore's opener and earned Honduras a 1-1 draw with the United States in their friendly on Tuesday. Altidore has been struggling for form with his Premier League club Sunderland but, playing in his hometown, repaid the faith shown in him by U.S. head coach Juergen Klinsmann. ...(10/14/2014 11:52:02 PM)
Honduras leader rails against ineffective drug war
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The president of Honduras blamed the flight of migrant children to the U.S. on a drug war his country didn't start and demanded the world pay as much attention to displaced Central American families as it does to those terrorized by wars elsewhere.(9/24/2014 7:58:41 PM)
Philadelphia effort gives children in Honduras hope
MACUELIZO, Honduras - "My dad died. I don't know my mother," said Gilberto Perdomo, 22, as he slalomed a white minivan around potholes on a rutted dirt road.(9/29/2014 7:41:45 AM)
HONDURAS-CANATURH: Do you want a vacation?
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- I'm inviting you out for the whole weekend!  This is a pleasant proposition that is usually cut short due to a lack of time or money, or else because we already know by heart the places there are to visit … but none of that applies to Honduras in late October.  With the aim of encouraging domestic tourism, the highest levels of government in ...(10/6/2014 6:09:00 AM)
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