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Honduras: clashes break out after death of activist Berta Cáceres

Clashes broke out in the Honduran capital following a student protest over the murder of prominent environmental rights activist Berta Cáceres

Clashes broke out in the Honduran capital following a student protest over the murder of prominent environmental rights activist Berta Cáceres

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Prominent rights activist shot dead in Honduras

A prominent environmental rights activist was shot dead in Honduras on Thursday prompting protests in the capital Tegucigalpa. Berta Caceres was

A prominent environmental rights activist was shot dead in Honduras on Thursday prompting protests in the capital Tegucigalpa. Berta Caceres was

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Environmental and indigenous rights leader murdered in Honduras

An environmental rights activist known for her fight to stop hydroelectric plants and mines from encroaching on indigenous lands was shot dead early

An environmental rights activist known for her fight to stop hydroelectric plants and mines from encroaching on indigenous lands was shot dead early

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Callejas to face soccer charges in US

Rafael Callejas, the former president of Honduras and one time chief of the country’s soccer federation is set to present himself to authorities in

Rafael Callejas, the former president of Honduras and one time chief of the country’s soccer federation is set to present himself to authorities in

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Former Rangers midfielder Arnold Peralta shot dead in Honduras

Former Rangers midfielder Arnold Peralta has been shot dead in a shopping mall parking lot in his home town of La Ceiba on the Caribbean coast of

Former Rangers midfielder Arnold Peralta has been shot dead in a shopping mall parking lot in his home town of La Ceiba on the Caribbean coast of

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"Monkey God" city find could reveal new central American civilisation

Central America’s largest wilderness area may be about to give up some of the secrets of a rumoured giant monkey god, and one of the world’s most

Central America’s largest wilderness area may be about to give up some of the secrets of a rumoured giant monkey god, and one of the world’s most

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80 people injured in gas explosion in Honduras

A gas explosion at a market in the Honduras capital of Tegucigalpa killed an infant and injured at least 80 people. Civilians could be seen trying to

A gas explosion at a market in the Honduras capital of Tegucigalpa killed an infant and injured at least 80 people. Civilians could be seen trying to

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Honduras sets new world record for largest human Christmas tree

Honduras set a new Guinness World Record for the largest human Christmas tree on Monday (December 1). Nearly three thousand people gathered outside

Honduras set a new Guinness World Record for the largest human Christmas tree on Monday (December 1). Nearly three thousand people gathered outside

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Man charged on day of funeral for murdered Miss Honduras

The funeral has taken place in Honduras of two murdered sisters, one of them a beauty queen due to compete in the Miss World pageant. On the same

The funeral has taken place in Honduras of two murdered sisters, one of them a beauty queen due to compete in the Miss World pageant. On the same

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Boyfriend of murdered Honduran beauty queen's sister arrested

Thursday sees the start of the Miss World competition, but Miss Honduras, 19-year-old Aria Jose Alvarado will not be there. Hondurans are in mourning

Thursday sees the start of the Miss World competition, but Miss Honduras, 19-year-old Aria Jose Alvarado will not be there. Hondurans are in mourning

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Miss Honduras and her sister found murdered

A Honduran beauty queen has been found murdered just days before she was due to compete in the Miss World pageant in London, police said on

A Honduran beauty queen has been found murdered just days before she was due to compete in the Miss World pageant in London, police said on

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Hemandez wins Honduras presidential

The electoral authority in Honduras has declared that National Party candidate Juan Orlando Hemandez has an unassailable lead in the country’s

The electoral authority in Honduras has declared that National Party candidate Juan Orlando Hemandez has an unassailable lead in the country’s

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Honduras election - ruling conservative candidate has the edge

Both main candidates in the presidential election in Honduras are claiming victory. However according to an early count the ruling conservative

Both main candidates in the presidential election in Honduras are claiming victory. However according to an early count the ruling conservative

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Slam dunk brings the hoop down

Harlem Globetrotters player William ‘Bull’ Bullard took slam dunking to a whole new level during an exhibition in Honduras. After bringing the

Harlem Globetrotters player William ‘Bull’ Bullard took slam dunking to a whole new level during an exhibition in Honduras. After bringing the

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Violent street gangs agree truce in Honduras

Two of the most feared and violent street gangs in Honduras, Mara Salvatrucha and Mara 18 Street, have agreed to a church brokered truce. Although

Two of the most feared and violent street gangs in Honduras, Mara Salvatrucha and Mara 18 Street, have agreed to a church brokered truce. Although

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Honduras gangs offer truce for jobs

The largest and most dangerous street gang in Honduras has declared a truce after 8 months of mediation. The 18th Street gang, along with a rival

The largest and most dangerous street gang in Honduras has declared a truce after 8 months of mediation. The 18th Street gang, along with a rival

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Honduras recalls ambassador to Colombia over party scandal

Honduras has withdrawn its ambassador to Colombia following a wild pre-Christmas party at the country’s embassy in Bogota. It is not clear whether

Honduras has withdrawn its ambassador to Colombia following a wild pre-Christmas party at the country’s embassy in Bogota. It is not clear whether

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Mothers of Mexican missing migrants demand action

Thirty-eight mothers are on a journey through Mexico in memory of their missing loved ones and to demand greater action by the government to protect

Thirty-eight mothers are on a journey through Mexico in memory of their missing loved ones and to demand greater action by the government to protect

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Honduras prison hit by deadly riot

At least 18 people were killed during a prison fight in northern Honduras on Friday. Rioting inmates started a fire at a jail in San Pedro Sula

At least 18 people were killed during a prison fight in northern Honduras on Friday. Rioting inmates started a fire at a jail in San Pedro Sula

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Honduras officials move hundreds of dead after prison fire

More than 350 bodies are being removed from a jail in Honduras after one of the deadliest prison fires in history. Police and soldiers are

More than 350 bodies are being removed from a jail in Honduras after one of the deadliest prison fires in history. Police and soldiers are

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Honduras president orders inquiry into prison blaze

Body after body has been brought out of the raised Comayagua jail in Honduras after what is now recognised as the world’s worst prison fire. More

Body after body has been brought out of the raised Comayagua jail in Honduras after what is now recognised as the world’s worst prison fire. More

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Hundreds die in overcrowded Honduras prison fire

More than 350 people have been killed in a fire at a jail in Honduras. Initial reports put the death toll around 270, but the figure has risen

More than 350 people have been killed in a fire at a jail in Honduras. Initial reports put the death toll around 270, but the figure has risen

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Countdown to the end of the world?

A celebration marking one year until the end of a cycle in the Mayan calendar has been held in the Copan ruins in Honduras. Guests included the

A celebration marking one year until the end of a cycle in the Mayan calendar has been held in the Copan ruins in Honduras. Guests included the

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Triumphant return for Honduran ex-president

They waited in their thousands to give him a hero’s homecoming. Two years after being ousted as president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya has returned

They waited in their thousands to give him a hero’s homecoming. Two years after being ousted as president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya has returned

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Gunmen slay footballers in Honduran gang attack

More than 14 people have been shot dead as they prepared to play a football match in Honduras. Authorities say gunmen approached the group and

More than 14 people have been shot dead as they prepared to play a football match in Honduras. Authorities say gunmen approached the group and

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Honduras crisis splits Ibero-American summit

The crisis in Honduras has dominated the Ibero-American summit and exposed deep divisions between those taking part. Brazil, for example, condemns

The crisis in Honduras has dominated the Ibero-American summit and exposed deep divisions between those taking part. Brazil, for example, condemns

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Pro-Zelaya rally in Honduras despite election

Supporters of ousted Honduran leader Manuel Zelaya continue to protest on his behalf – despite an election that has handed another man the

Supporters of ousted Honduran leader Manuel Zelaya continue to protest on his behalf – despite an election that has handed another man the

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New Honduran president promises to heal wounds

Reconciliation will be the order of the day, proclaims Honduras’s new president, Porfirio “Pepe” Lobo, but despite his victory in the presidential

Reconciliation will be the order of the day, proclaims Honduras’s new president, Porfirio “Pepe” Lobo, but despite his victory in the presidential