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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)
Will Honduras's New Trade Deal With Canada Spur Economic Growth?
Canada and Honduras now have  a free trade pact. In a recent article for The PanAm Post, Adriana Peralta explained, “After a decade of negotiations, Canada and Honduras have finally achieved a bilateral free-trade agreement (FTA), including tariff-free status for 98 percent of goods categories. The agreement is set to go into force on October 1, given a memorandum of understanding, signed on ...(9/30/2014 9:48:25 AM)
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)
Refugee plan set up for Central American minors
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is initiating a program to give refugee status to some young people from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador in response to the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border.(9/30/2014 4:50:07 PM)
Children in Central America to apply for US refugee status from home
The Obama administration is initiating a program to create in-country processing centers for US refugee status in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador for minors who qualify. It is an attempt to help stem the flow of young migrants making the risky journey north alone.(10/1/2014 10:33:50 AM)
White House moves to deal with child migrant issue
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House announced its intention on Tuesday to establish refugee processing in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala to try to deter unaccompanied children from resorting to crossing the U.S.-Mexico border on their own. The announcement was made in a memorandum to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that also said the admission of up to 70,000 refugees to the United ...(9/30/2014 7:07:02 PM)
8 killed in drug dispute in northern Honduras
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduran authorities say eight men were shot and killed in a dispute between gangs over drugs in the northern city of San Pedro Sula.(9/15/2014 7:24:09 PM)
Small countries struggle to be heard at the UN
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Honduras, terrorized by drug gangs, railed against the world for ignoring the violence and lack of jobs that sends thousands of young Central Americans fleeing north to the United States.(10/1/2014 1:52:34 AM)
Honduras detains ex-official suspected of fraud
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — A fugitive Honduran government official suspected of misappropriating as much as $330 million from the country's social security program was arrested on Tuesday.(9/9/2014 5:45:55 PM)
Honduras to turn drug boats into tourist cruisers
Honduras’ crackdown on the drug trade has netted the Central American nation not just tons of seized illegal drugs and locked a number of narco-traffickers into handcuffs, it also has made the government the proud owner of a bunch of maritime prizes.(9/10/2014 1:04:05 PM)
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