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Tropical storm threatens new chaos for hurricane-hit Nicaragua and Honduras
# Storm Iota
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Tropical storm threatens new chaos for hurricane-hit Nicaragua and Honduras

Nov 14th 2020, 12:35 PM 14,459 Views 0 Comments

The National Hurricane Centre in Miami said Iota could bring dangerous wind, storm surge and as much as 30in of rain.

Football is a universal language: A Champions League final experience like no other
# Watching From Honduras
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# Watching From Honduras

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

May 30th 2020, 7:30 AM 3,070 Views 1 Comment

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

Three people killed in Honduras football riots
# Tegucigalpa
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# Tegucigalpa

Three people killed in Honduras football riots

Aug 18th 2019, 10:57 AM 4,946 Views 2 Comments

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

Hundreds of Hondurans set off in new migrant caravan towards US
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Hundreds of Hondurans set off in new migrant caravan towards US

Jan 15th 2019, 8:26 PM 10,692 Views 28 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 29,059 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Feb 4th 2018, 8:03 AM 14,350 Views 23 Comments

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

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

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

May 14th 2017, 5:35 PM 26,359 Views 21 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 12th 2017, 10:00 AM 41,334 Views 25 Comments

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

Ex-Rangers & Honduras player Arnold Peralta murdered
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# RIP

Ex-Rangers & Honduras player Arnold Peralta murdered

Dec 11th 2015, 8:35 AM 6,823 Views 1 Comment

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

Honduran beauty queen and sister found dead
# Maria Jose Alvarado
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# Maria Jose Alvarado

Honduran beauty queen and sister found dead

Nov 19th 2014, 2:07 PM 36,965 Views 36 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 15th 2014, 11:31 PM 3,305 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Paul Pogba retaliates after Wilson Palacios kicks lumps out of him

Jun 15th 2014, 8:55 PM 10,203 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Feb 5th 2014, 12:57 PM 58 Views 6 Comments

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.

Derailment of 'The Beast' train kills six
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Derailment of 'The Beast' train kills six

Aug 26th 2013, 8:52 AM 9,610 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Premier League: Martinez expects Espinoza to have impact at Wigan

Dec 19th 2012, 9:58 PM 790 Views 0 Comments

“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
# Upcycling

Man spends 50 years building helicopter from rubbish

Sep 16th 2012, 5:00 PM 16,580 Views 10 Comments

… And he’s not done yet.

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

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

Feb 16th 2012, 6:49 PM 3,243 Views 3 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Feb 16th 2012, 8:36 AM 4,815 Views 6 Comments

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?

Most Honduras fire inmates were awaiting trial - report
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Most Honduras fire inmates were awaiting trial - report

Feb 16th 2012, 7:35 AM 1,869 Views 4 Comments

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

Daily Fix: Wednesday
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# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Wednesday

Feb 15th 2012, 7:38 PM 4,940 Views 3 Comments

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

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
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# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Feb 15th 2012, 4:50 PM 3,821 Views 8 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Prison fire in Honduras kills hundreds
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# Comayagua

Prison fire in Honduras kills hundreds

Feb 15th 2012, 12:31 PM 1,809 Views 6 Comments

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Dec 11th 2011, 11:00 AM 55 Views 2 Comments

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

Heavy rains kill at least 84 in Central America
# Central America
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# Central America

Heavy rains kill at least 84 in Central America

Oct 18th 2011, 2:56 PM 429 Views 1 Comment

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

Cocaine seized from drug smuggling submarine
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# Narco Submarine

Cocaine seized from drug smuggling submarine

Jul 30th 2011, 9:47 AM 486 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Mar 14th 2011, 3:10 PM 1,329 Views 1 Comment

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.

Plane crash kills 14 in Honduras
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Plane crash kills 14 in Honduras

Feb 15th 2011, 11:01 AM 556 Views 0 Comments

Honduran government officials among those killed when a small plane

Gunmen kill 14 in Honduras football "massacre"
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Gunmen kill 14 in Honduras football "massacre"

Oct 31st 2010, 1:38 PM 328 Views 0 Comments

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