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Honduras extradites accused drug gang leader to United States
TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - A man accused of leading a major Central American drug trafficking gang has been extradited to the United States by Honduras, a Honduran government official said on Thursday. Miguel Arnulfo Valle, who has been described by the U.S. government as head of the Valles cartel, was flown on a private plane to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, along with his brother Luis Alonso ...(12/18/2014 1:18:20 PM)
Honduras breaks tradition, names general as security minister
TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduras on Monday appointed an active army general as security minister for the first time, to assist in battling violent drug gangs that have helped to make it the world's most murderous country. General Julian Pacheco Tinoco, head of the National Division of Investigation and Intelligence, will take up the post from January 15, Hilda Hernandez, minister of Strategy and ...(12/15/2014 10:31:06 PM)
Hello, I'm Calling From 'La Mafia'
Honduras has the highest murder rate in the world. That means jobs that in the U.S. are relatively safe and boring, like driving a bus, can be incredibly dangerous. It all starts with a phone call.(12/18/2014 1:32:28 PM)
Fitch: Banrural's Ratings Unaffected by Banco Procredit Honduras Acquisition
San Salvador-10 December 2014: The ratings and Outlook for Banco de Desarrollo Rural, S.A.'s are unaffected by its recent acquisition of Banco ProCredit Honduras, S.A , now Banco de Desarrollo Rural Honduras, S.A. , according to Fitch Ratings.(12/10/2014 4:22:00 PM)
Honduras ruling party lawmakers seek to remove re-election debate sanctions
TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - The president of Honduras on Wednesday pledged his support to a group of lawmakers who are seeking to lift sanctions from a discussion on re-election, which the opposition says could pave the way for the president to seek a second term. Some 15 lawmakers from the ruling National Party on Monday lodged an appeal with the country's Supreme Court that seeks to overturn a ...(12/10/2014 6:56:09 PM)
Honduras, Guatemala establish joint anti-drug force
TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduras and Guatemala said on Wednesday they will set up a joint military force to battle drug trafficking on their shared border, where Mexico's powerful drug cartels have driven a surge in violence. Honduran President Juan Hernandez and Guatemalan President Otto Perez met in Tegucigalpa and agreed to set up the task force, the two governments said in a joint statement ...(12/3/2014 7:20:13 PM)
Tears, anger pour for slain Miss Honduras, sister
SANTA BARBARA, Honduras (AP) — Tears and anger poured out for the dark-haired beauty who was to have flown to London on Wednesday to represent Honduras at the Miss World pageant, only to be found shot to death with her sister on a remote river bank.(11/20/2014 12:08:40 AM)
Research and Markets: Honduras Mobile Demand Market 2009-2015F: Mobile Subscriptions by Technology - GSM, GSM/GPRS ...
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Honduras Mobile Demand Market to 2015: Mobile Subscripti(12/9/2014 4:38:00 AM)
Research and Markets: Honduras Mobile Demand Market 2009-2015F: Mobile Subscriptions by Operators - Tigo, Claro ...
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Honduras Mobile Demand Market to 2015: Mobile Subscripti(12/8/2014 5:47:00 PM)
Narco culture surrounded slain Miss Honduras
SANTA BARBARA, Honduras (AP) — Maria Jose Alvarado expected some difficult questions about her country at the Miss World pageant in London, so the 19-year-old beauty queen enlisted a teacher to help her prepare.(11/21/2014 9:26:33 AM)
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