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Honduras looking for a few upsets at World Cup
Looking for its first win in its third World Cup, Honduras coach Luis Fernando Suarez is ready to spring a surprise in Brazil. The small Central American nation has reached consecutive World Cups for the first time in its history, and Suarez is aiming to make an impact in the team's opening Group E game against France. ''But we have to work hard to arrive at the game in form.'' Not much is ...(4/10/2014 5:53:12 AM)
5 Honduras players to watch at the World Cup
Playing at the World Cup for only the third time, teamwork and organization will be key for Honduras. Here are five players to watch: --- CARLO COSTLY Carlo Costly is a tall striker who has been unable to find consistency in his club career. He has played in Poland, England, Romania, Mexico, the United States, Greece and China, but returned to Honduras with Real Espana early in 2014. Despite the ...(4/10/2014 5:54:17 AM)
Honduras, Venezuela have world's highest murder rates: U.N.
By Anahi Rama MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Honduras retains the world's highest murder rate, according to a United Nations report published on Thursday, with the Americas overtaking Africa as the region with the most peacetime murders per 100,000 people. Torn apart by gang warfare and invaded by Mexican drug cartels, the Central American nation of Honduras had a 2012 murder rate of 90.4 homicides per ...(4/10/2014 5:08:39 AM)
Ficohsa Acquires Banco Citibank de Honduras and Cititarjetas de Honduras, Making It the Country’s Largest Bank
Banco Ficohsa announced today a successful agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Banco Citibank de Honduras, S.A. and Cititarjetas de Honduras, S.A., pending authorization by the National Banking and Insurance Commission and the Competition Defense and Promotion Commission.(4/7/2014 8:20:00 PM)
Honduras: Human rights lawyer assassinated
A worker at a Jesuit-run radio and social action centre in Honduras has been stabbed and killed in what is believed to have been a politically-motivated attack. CAFOD partner Carlos Mejia Orellana, a 35-year-old lawyer who worked for ERIC-RP was stabbed four times in the chest at his home in El Progreso. The Catholic aid agency vowed yesterday that the struggle for justice that he helped to lead ...(4/17/2014 8:52:00 AM)
Honduras elections: leftist party challenges right's grip on power
Libre emerged from post-coup resistance movement and could give Honduras its first female, left-leaning president Days before Hondurans go to the polls in the country's most eagerly anticipated elections in decades, a group of young people wearing red and white T-shirts are busy handing out stickers and voting information to passers-by in the rowdy main square of the capital, Tegucigalpa. Red ...(4/14/2014 7:37:06 PM)
Suarez aims to match previous success at World Cup
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Luis Fernando Suarez made history when he guided Ecuador to the round of 16 at the 2006 World Cup, and the Colombian has already achieved considerable success with Honduras just by qualifying for this year's tournament.(4/10/2014 5:53:13 AM)
Morris Habitat vols travel to Honduras for ‘village trip’
Morris Habitat for Humanity volunteers took their home-building skills to La Ceiba, Honduras from March 14 to March 19.(4/17/2014 3:16:22 PM)
UN global study: Murder rate very high in Americas
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Global murder rates have declined slightly, but remain very high in the Americas and parts of Africa, according to a new U.N. study released Thursday.(4/10/2014 5:18:51 PM)
Gunmen kill 5 at soccer game in Honduras
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduran police say they are looking for three men who opened fire at a soccer game in a village near the capital city of Tegucigalpa, killing five people.(3/20/2014 10:16:13 PM)
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