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  1. Official: Honduras Foiled 2014 Cartel Plot to Kill PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Voice of America

    Honduras' President Juan Orlando Hernandez, left, and his wife Ana Rosalinda wave after his swearing in ceremony as new president in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Jan. 27, 2014. Honduran security forces foiled an international plan last year by drug traffickers to assassinate President Juan Hernandez after he launched a crackdown on organized crime, the government said on Tuesday.


  2. Calgary couple 'happy to be alive' after surviving pirate attack in HondurasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Regina Leader Post

    HONDURAS, .; MARCH 28, 2015 -- Loretta Reinholdt, 54, and Andy Wasinger, 46, of Calgary, are happy to be alive after they were held up on March 28, 2015, by pirates armed with guns and knives while on a sailing trip in Honduras, and stranded for four days in a jungle with nothing but peanut butter and cheese to eat and rain water to drink. This is from the morning before the pirate attack.


  3. PriceSmart's (PSMT) CEO Jose Luis Laparte on Q2 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Seeking Alpha

    ... ended February 28, 2015. We have estimated the cannibalization effect of our second warehouse club in Tegucigalpa, Honduras negatively impacted our Q2 comps by 84 basis points. We also know that there was an impact to comparable sales activity in ...


  4. US Marines Plan Force in Honduras for Hurricane SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | News Max

    The United States wants to deploy a force of about 250 Marines to Honduras to provide humanitarian help during the region's hurricane season, officials said Friday. Honduran officials are weighing the proposed task force, which would operate out of Palmerola air base from June to November.


  5. Clear vision to helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Peace Arch News

    A South Surrey business that took a Honduran optometry clinic under its wing seven years ago has once again donated equipment to help their distant colleagues better care for their patients' vision. Dr. Michelle Elliott said Spectrum Optometry has assisted the ZOE Health Clinic in Tegucigalpa with training for its optometrists, opticians and the clinic manager over the years, as well as provided medical equipment on several occasions.


  6. No More Femicide in Honduras!' Cardinal PleadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Breitbart.com

    Cardinal Oscar RodrA guez Maradiaga, the archbishop of Tegucigalpa, has begged for an end to the " horrible crime " of femicide in Honduras, a country that is suffering from a veritable epidemic of violent crimes against women in the last decade. According to the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, violent deaths of women in Honduras increased by 263.4% between 2005 and 2013.


  7. State Department offers informational website for traveling studentsRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 5 | Los Angeles Times

    Pilgrims attend a Palm Sunday mass in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on March 29. The nation's safety has improved, but it still has high levels of crime and violence, the U.S. State Department says. Pilgrims attend a Palm Sunday mass in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on March 29. The nation's safety has improved, but it still has high levels of crime and violence, the U.S. State Department says.


  8. U.S. is wrong to detain asylum seekers at borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Los Angeles Times

    Members of a street gang are guarded by police officers after being captured in Tegucigalpa, Honduras in February. Considered one of the most violent nations on earth, Honduras has sent an increasing number of asylum-seekers to the U.S. in recent years.


  9. From drug estate to animal sanctuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Peninsula

    Kenia, a white tiger cub at Honduras's Joya Grande zoo, is lapping up her newfound attention. The six-month-old, black-spotted feline jumps from one cage to another, and welcomes her admirers by crashing into the bars of her enclosure.


  10. Honduran death squads murder 13-year-old girlRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Dear Kitty

    The remains of 13 year-old Soad Nicole Ham were found in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa last Wednesday after a death squad kidnapped and murdered her for participating in recent student demonstrations against the country's crumbling education system. A medical examination of the girl's remains, which were discovered in a plastic bag on the street, revealed signs of brutal torture.


  11. Total Lunar Eclipse On Saturday Will Last For Just 5 MinutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Switched

    Keep your eyes on the skies on Saturday morning for what promises to be a spectacular -- if brief -- total eclipse of the moon . The totality will last for less than 5 minutes, making it the shortest lunar eclipse of the century , according to NASA.


  12. Mexico police nab man in connection to 2010 immigrant massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | MySanAntonio.com

    In this image released by Mexico's Navy, mexican Navy sailors guard the weapons seized after a gun fight between the navy and drug cartel gunmen after the killing of 72 migrants in San Fernando, eastern Mexico, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010. A Mexican drug cartel massacred 72 Central and South American migrants within 100 miles of the U.S. border that they were trying to reach, according to Lala Pomavilla who said to be a survivor who escaped and stumbled wounded to a highway checkpoint where he alerted marines.


  13. What's Up With These Pink Chickens Running Around Portland?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Switched

    ... national bird. (RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images) A peacock is seen at the Rossy Whalther's Zoo in Tegucigalpa, Honduras on July 11,2013. (ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images) A Malachite Kingfisher sits by a pool in Kruger National Park on July 8, 2013 ...


  14. Boston hospital treating survivors of Honduran market blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    When a gas explosion ripped through a crowded marketplace in Honduras last month, Paola Matute Porter suffered burns over 40 percent of her body. Now, she and three other children who were among dozens of patrons engulfed in flames are receiving free medical treatment at a Boston hospital specializing in burn care.


  15. Claro joins Tigo in Honduran LTE sector; Hondutel plots summer launchRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Honduran regulator Comision Nacional de Telecomunicaciones has staged a ceremony to celebrate the launch of the country's second commercial 4G Long Term Evolution network, by Claro Honduras. According to a media announcement by the regulator, Claro's 4G network will initially be made available in major cities such as Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula and La Ceiba, with coverage rising to 14 major cities by late-2016 - as per the watchdog's licence conditions.


  16. Study: Foreign-born Hispanics rate library services highestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Highlands Today

    ... computers to take tests for work, studies and used them to get a driver license. Since moving from Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 10 years ago, he said he doesn't make enough money to pay for monthly Internet use so he takes advantage of what the Heartland ...


  17. Alexandria nonprofit collects donations for needy in HondurasRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Washington Post

    When Glen Evans befriended the group of Honduran day laborers who were repairing his Alexandria home in the wake of a house fire 15 years ago, he never imagined the friendships would transform his life far beyond the renovation. As Evans came to know the recent immigrants over a period of weeks and months, he was struck by the lack of communication they had with their families and friends at home.


  18. Honduras nabs wife of businessman accused as drug traffickerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Newsday

    Authorities in Honduras say they have arrested the wife of a prominent Honduran businessman who is accused of drug trafficking and charged her with money laundering. Ricardo Castro of the attorney general's office says Ena Elizabeth Hernandez was detained Saturday while trying to visit her husband, Jose "Chepe" Handal, who is in prison charged with moving tons of cocaine into the... TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras - -- Authorities in Honduras say they have arrested the wife of a prominent Honduran businessman who is accused of drug trafficking and charged her with money laundering.


  19. Shocking CCTV shows moment car wash owner and bodyguard shot dead as they shut up shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    A Honduran car wash owner and his bodyguard were shot by masked gunmen as they closed up shop for the day. Business owner Melvin Galo, 40, and bodyguard Jose Antonio Lopez, 37, were both shot twice in the head by high-powered automatic rifles at the business in the Honduran capital Tegucigalpa.


  20. Campbell replaces Hayden-Cater at First GlobalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    ... of international trade finance. She also served as corporate bank head and country risk manager in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, for four years. A graduate of the University of the West Indies, Mona, Hayden-Cater holds a Master of Science degree in ...