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· October, 2011

Stories about Honduras from October, 2011

Honduran Police Suspected of Killing Two University Students

Two university students were killed on October 22; La Gringa's Blogcito reports that four police suspected of killing the students were taken into custody but later “escaped”. “Even in this...

Honduras: Blogger's Facebook Account is Shut Down

‘La Gringa’, from La Gringa's Blogcito, says her Facebook account was disabled because someone filed a complaint about her username (‘La Gringa’, her internet pseudonym) after she published a series...

Central America: Bloggers Attempt to Raise Awareness as Heavy Rains Continue

Mike from Central American Politics links to English language blogs covering the damage caused by the heavy rains that have been falling on Central America for over one week.

Videos: Central America Under Water

The tropical depression 12-E over Central America has brought torrential downpours and rains for days on end, causing flooding, closing roads and highways and displacing people. This post shows the...

Honduras: An In-Depth Look at Crime

La Gringa’ from La Gringa's Blogcito has published the first blog post in a series about crime in Honduras, where she reports that “The recent United Nations Global Study on...

Central America: The Dangerous Journey of Female Migrants

“Every year, thousands of migrants risk their lives on a treacherous journey toward el norte, facing violence, extortion, kidnapping and discrimination. However, female migrants face a heightened risk of exploitation...

Global Handwashing Day: Changing Behaviors through Song and Dance

Do you know how to properly wash your hands? Through songs and dances, people from different parts of the world teach others the right way to wash their hands to...

Latin America: Music Blog Loves to Discover New Songs

The blog Amo descubrir canciones [es] (“I love to discover songs”) reviews music from around the world, with a special focus on Latin America. The blog includes specials with songs...

Honduras: Police Close Special Unit for Femicide Investigations

“Honduras is now second only to Guatemala in femicides (for Central America) and, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the country with the highest homicide rate...

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