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#Honduras

Football is a universal language: A Champions League final experience like no other

Emma Duffy remembers watching the 2018 Champions League final while volunteering in Honduras.

From The42 Three people killed in Honduras football riots Tegucigalpa

Three people killed in Honduras football riots

Rivals Olimpia and Motagua were due to face one another at the national stadium.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of Hondurans set off in new migrant caravan towards US Migrants

Hundreds of Hondurans set off in new migrant caravan towards US

Trump tweeted today that “only a wall, or steel barrier, will keep our country safe”.

From TheJournal.ie 'I ran away but she sat there... Then they smiled and shot her' Human Rights Defenders

'I ran away but she sat there... Then they smiled and shot her'

Jim Loughran shares some of his experiences visiting human rights defenders in some of the most dangerous places for them on the planet.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 200 US-bound migrants found packed into bottom of truck Mexico

Nearly 200 US-bound migrants found packed into bottom of truck

More than 300 Central American men, women and children were taken into custody as part of the operation.

From TheJournal.ie Murderer tries to escape prison dressed as woman but his high heels gave him away Caught Rapid

Murderer tries to escape prison dressed as woman but his high heels gave him away

Prison guards at the Honduran jail were nearly caught out by the ruse.

From TheJournal.ie People hadn't set foot in this ancient 'lost city' in the Honduran jungle for 500 years - until now City Of The Monkey God

People hadn't set foot in this ancient 'lost city' in the Honduran jungle for 500 years - until now

The 1,000-year-old ruins were buried in the rainforest, in a round valley ringed by steep cliffs.

From The42 Ex-Rangers & Honduras player Arnold Peralta murdered RIP

Ex-Rangers & Honduras player Arnold Peralta murdered

The midfielder was shot outside of a shopping centre in his hometown in the Central American country. He was just 26-years-old.

From TheJournal.ie Honduran beauty queen and sister found dead Maria Jose Alvarado

Honduran beauty queen and sister found dead

Both were kidnapped on the eve of this week’s Miss World contest in London.

From The42 Benzema's brace sinks Honduras as France impress in their World Cup opener Allez Les Bleus

Benzema's brace sinks Honduras as France impress in their World Cup opener

Goal-line technology used for the first time in the tournament as Central Americans play majority of the game with ten men.

From The42 Paul Pogba retaliates after Wilson Palacios kicks lumps out of him Shemozzle

Paul Pogba retaliates after Wilson Palacios kicks lumps out of him

The Honduran was later sent-off after conceding a penalty.

From TheJournal.ie Column: These are the incredible people we ignore... until it's too late. Listen Up

Column: These are the incredible people we ignore... until it's too late.

In this age of digitalised 24-hour news, how can it be so difficult to find a space for stories of people with death-defying courage? Those who defend human rights deserve better, writes Mary Lawlor.

From TheJournal.ie Derailment of 'The Beast' train kills six Mexico

Derailment of 'The Beast' train kills six

The train was carrying people from Honduras and Guatemala, who are believed to have paid smugglers to let them sit on freight cars.

From The42 Premier League: Martinez expects Espinoza to have impact at Wigan Latics

Premier League: Martinez expects Espinoza to have impact at Wigan

“He is someone who physically is really capable and has a gifted left foot,” Martinez said of the midfielder.

Man spends 50 years building helicopter from rubbish Upcycling This post contains videos

Man spends 50 years building helicopter from rubbish

… And he’s not done yet.

From TheJournal.ie Charred bodies and broken beds: Horror of Honduras prison fire emerges Prison Fire

Charred bodies and broken beds: Horror of Honduras prison fire emerges

Survivors have described the scenes inside the packed cells as the blaze tore through the jail.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know by 9am: Half of waste water plans not up to scratch, insurance complaints on the rise, and could a curry help you beat dementia?

From TheJournal.ie Most Honduras fire inmates were awaiting trial - report Fire

Most Honduras fire inmates were awaiting trial - report

Officials have confirmed that 358 people died in the blaze, making it the world’s deadliest prison fire in a century.

From TheJournal.ie Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s Fix: household charge campaign; health service ‘reduction’; and the best way to get onto a crowded bus…

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Prison fire in Honduras kills hundreds Comayagua

Prison fire in Honduras kills hundreds

Some prisoners burned to death and others suffocated in their cells, said officials.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From TheJournal.ie Heavy rains kill at least 84 in Central America Central America

Heavy rains kill at least 84 in Central America

El Salvador and Nicaragua declared natural disasters yesterday, as landslides and floods continue to devastate the region.

From TheJournal.ie Cocaine seized from drug smuggling submarine Narco Submarine

Cocaine seized from drug smuggling submarine

Honduran authorities have been unloading the vessel since its crew tried to scuttle it after its detection on Wednesday.

From Business ETC O’Brien to sell Digicel firms to world’s richest man Digicel

O’Brien to sell Digicel firms to world’s richest man

Denis O’Brien’s Honduras and El Salvador telecommunications businesses are to be acquired by Mexican businessman Carlos Slim – recently named as the world’s richest man by Forbes.

From TheJournal.ie Plane crash kills 14 in Honduras Honduras

Plane crash kills 14 in Honduras

Honduran government officials among those killed when a small plane

From TheJournal.ie Gunmen kill 14 in Honduras football "massacre" Honduras

Gunmen kill 14 in Honduras football "massacre"

Hooded gunmen have shot dead 14 people playing a football match in Honduras.