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Stories about Honduras

10 February 2015

Why Are So Many Environmental Activists Being Murdered?

In 2012, the globally reported murder rate approached three per week. Growing violence against environmental activists is leading to a search for solutions.

21 November 2014

Murder of Beauty Queen and Her Sister Reminds Honduras of the Horror of Machismo Violence

After police announced they had found the women's bodies, Twitter users expressed their grief over the sad news.

10 January 2014

The Press in Honduras Confronts Violence

Journalists interviewed by Fundación MEPI said that reporting about violence is difficult due to the lack of safety mechanisms, little access to timely official reports and fear of retaliation.

9 January 2014

‘Just Bloody Pictures': Crime Reporting in Honduras

Fundación MEPI monitored and analyzed crime reporting during 2012 to identify how the Honduran press works and to determine the level of self-censorship that could exist in this country.

8 January 2014

Honduran Journalists Use Sensationalised Crime Reporting as a Safety Measure

Honduras has become the ideal transit spot for international drug traffickers. Reporting about crime under this environment has become increasingly dangerous.

26 November 2013

Global Voices Partners With Fundación MEPI

Fundación MEPI is an organization that promotes investigative journalism projects in Central America. Global Voices will republish their stories regularly, bringing you in-depth reporting about the region.

Honduras: Over 600 Femicides in 2012

25 November 2013

Competing Candidates Claim Victory in Honduras Presidential Election

Conservative candidate Juan Orlando Hernández is currently leading the presidential vote; but his main rival, left-wing candidate Xiomara Castro, has also claimed victory. Votes are still being counted.

14 November 2013

PHOTOS: Humans of Latin America

Humans of New York has inspired photographers all over the world. The "Humans of..." projects from Latin America show the rich ethnic and cultural diversity of the region.

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