Poverty and Unemployment Drive Hondurans to Migrate Despite Decline in Homicides

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14/12/2018
Posted in Honduras, USA

Once the most dangerous non-warring country on the planet, the Central American nation of Honduras has recently made progress in combating violent crime. By establishing community centers, after school activities for at-risk youth, and other public works projects administered and partly paid for by the central government have proven only partially effective. Issues of unemployment, …

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Several Current & Former Honduran Legislators Indicted For Embezzling Public Funds Meant For NGO

Posted by Editor
11/12/2018
Posted in Honduras

Corruption runs rampant in Honduras. It’s the root cause of many of the enduring social and economic issues that plague the Central American nation. Whether it’s President Juan Orlando Hernández’s disputed election victory, last month’s indictment of his brother on drug-related charges in the United States, or this week’s discovery of widespread embezzlement by legislators …

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Mexico’s Foreign Minister Pledges $30 million in Aid for Northern Triangle Countries

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10/12/2018

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s foreign minister says his country will contribute more than $30 million over five years to a regional development program for the so-called Northern Triangle region of Central America, the source of the migrant caravans. Marcelo Ebrard said Monday in a series of tweets that Mexico is committed to cooperating with …

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Northern Triangle Isn’t Living Up To Its Murderous Reputation Lately

Posted by Editor
06/12/2018

Homicide rates in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras have historically far exceeded that of the world’s other developing nations, and it’s this murderous climate which has driven so many to migrate to other countries. Fortunately though, despite the ongoing issues with poverty, corruption, and drug trafficking, the homicide rates of Central America’s Northern Triangle countries …

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AMLO To Advocate For Central American Migrants In Negotiations With President Trump

Posted by Editor
05/12/2018

Less than a week since his inauguration, Mexico’s new president Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) is proving his commitment to his promise to advocate for the disadvantaged that he made on the campaign trail and throughout his transition period. This time, though, he’s advocating for Central American migrants’ employment opportunities – but this won’t fix …

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