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Honduras Supreme Court suspends trial over murder of environmental rights activist

TheHonduras Supreme Court[official website, in Spanish] on Mondaytemporarily suspended[press release, PDF, in Spanish] the murder trial of eight men accused of killing Honduran environmental rights activist Berta Cáceres.


Copan Ruinas, Honduras: The Best Kept Open Secret in Central America

Honduras has a fearsome reputation. San Pedro Sula, for example, topped the list of the world’s most dangerous cities for a number of years. Travel advisories paint it as a dangerous and scary country where travellers need to be security conscious at all times. Despite the scaremongering, those who


The Experience Of A Lifetime Is Only Months Away For Kuemper Mission Honduras Students

Photo (front to back):front row Wayne Tigges, Josh Tigges, Megan Rotert, Vanessa Foley, Cassidy Christiansen, Zach Daniel, Sarah Healy, Mindie Simons2nd row: Riley Long, Brooke Janssen,, Maddie Simons, Tempi Hathcock, Andrea Gehling, Olivia Klein, Julia La Rue, Kayla Venner, Brooklyn Bakke3rd row:


Crime, not money, drives migration from El Salvador and Honduras

Findings suggest policies should be updated to address current migration pressures Media Note: Vanderbilt has a 24/7 TV and radio studio. The studio is free for Vanderbilt experts, other than reserving fiber time. More information An analysis of data directed by Jonathan Hiskey, associate professor


In Berta Cáceres Murder Trial in Honduras, Prosecutors Will Fall Short

The trial starts September 17, two-and-a-half years after armed gunmen stormed the home of the indigenous environmental rights leader in the city of La Esperanza in southwest Honduras,killingher and wounding Mexican environmentalist Gustavo Castro.


Border Patrol agents discover nearly 200 illegal immigrants in remote Arizona desert

Ajo Station agents patrolling several miles west of Lukeville Port found 102 illegal immigrants from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador and 91 illegal immigrants from the same area hours later, authorities said Wednesday. Most were traveling with families, while at least 11 children were unaccompan


Man who fled to Honduras charged with embezzling $344K from Santa Ana’s ACE Hardware

SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was arraigned today for the forgery of $344,000 in checks from his former employer Ace Hardware. He was extradited from Texas after fleeing to Honduras in 2003.


94-year-old woman from Honduras killed during home invasion while visiting Cleveland family

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A 94-year-old woman beaten to death during a home invasion in the city's Slavic Village neighborhood was in town from Honduras visiting her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, a family member said.


Honduras: Honduras: Civil Unrest Emergency Plan of Action DREF n° MDRHN012 Final Report

On 26 November 2017, general elections were held in the country to elect the president, members of congress and mayors; these elections were considered historic because the president of the republic was running for re-election, and it was the first time in the electoral and democratic history of the


Honduras: WFP Honduras Country Brief, August 2018

• As part of the celebration of National School Feeding Day, the first lady of Honduras, Ana de Hernández, received the five winners of the National Drawing Contest "Zero Hunger: Why is school feeding important? ". The drawing contest was carried out in public schools part of the National School Fee


Trial for Murder of Honduran Environmental Activist Delayed

Friends and activists gather outside the court room to demand justice for the murder of environmental activist and Goldman Environmental Prize winner Berta Caceres, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Sept. 17, 2018.


United States | Honduras' Independence Day |

The rich history of partnership and cooperation between our two nations will continue to contribute to economic prosperity, improved security, and strengthened democratic institutions in the entire region. The United States remains committed to working side-by-side with Honduras to advance these pri


Students Helping Honduras makes an educational impact

Student organizations enrich the lives of their members with a sense of community and purpose, but one organization on campus reaches out to improve the lives of not just its members but also children in need.The UK chapter ofStudents Helping Hondurasis one of many that work towards a goal of helpin


West Ham's Marko Arnautovic justifies reported £50 million price-tag with superb display

16 - Since the start of 2018, only Mohamed Salah (23) has had a hand in more Premier League goals than Marko Arnautovic (16 - nine goals, seven assists). Hammer.pic.twitter.com/C3mzRmcQyJ— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe)September 16, 2018


Honduras: Honduras: Floods - Emergency Plan of Action (DREF) Operation n° MDRHN011 Final Report

The Honduran Red Cross was unable to conduct this operation because the Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) floods operation coincided with Honduras’s general elections on 26 November 2017 to elect its president, legislators and mayors for the next four years; this election marked the first time a


Teenagers in Honduras experience violence, bullying in schools

School may be one of the most influential institution in children’s lives, ranking just below family and home. In the best of cases, schools are safe and encouraging spaces where children gain the knowledge and skills they need to navigate adult life. It’s also where children cultivate friendships a


Honduras Top Cop Killed for Cachiros: US Prosecutor

As part of the accusation, Assistant US Attorney Emile Bove said Valladares — who was a regional commander of the special criminal investigations unit (Dirección Nacional de Investigación Criminal – DNIC) in San Pedro Sula — committed murder for the once powerful Cachiros drug trafficking organizati


HONDURAS: Trial delayed in death of prominent environmental activist

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Honduras: Amnesty Intl. to observe trial over killing of human rights defender Berta Cáceres

Sept. 17, 2018 – Amnesty International will observe the trial of eight people accused of the 2016 murder of Honduran human rights defender Berta Cáceres, beginning next Monday, 17 September at the Supreme Court of Justice in Tegucigalpa.


Honduras: Environmental activist Berta Caceres' alleged murderers go on trial

Two and a half years after the murder of environmental activist Berta Caceres, eight suspects will stand trial in Honduras. The joint plaintiffs have criticized the prosecution for deliberately withholding evidence.[...]