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U.S. Diplomats to Visit Honduras to Discuss Human Rights Issues

U.S. Diplomats to Visit Honduras to Discuss Human Rights Issues

Under Secretary María Otero will travel to Tegucigalpa, Honduras from September 12-14, 2012. continue reading »

Former President Carter Calls For Greater U.S.-LatAm Relations

Former President Carter Calls For Greater U.S.-LatAm Relations

As the XVI Annual CAF Conference came to a close, former U.S. president Jimmy Carter called for stronger relations between the U.S. and Latin America, and regretted that the U.S. "is not doing enough as a major country to bring peace and harmony, trade and commerce, and understanding and basic human rights to the people in Latin America." continue reading »

LatAm Hopes to Boost Regional Development by Focusing on Cultural Identities, Tradition

LatAm Hopes to Boost Regional Development by Focusing on Cultural Identities, Tradition

Latin American culture ministers are promoting an agenda based on strengthening their countries' identities and restoring their traditions as a fundamental element of regional development. continue reading »

Clash Over Land Dispute in Honduras Kills Peasant, Injures Security Guard

Clash Over Land Dispute in Honduras Kills Peasant, Injures Security Guard

A peasant died and a security guard was shot and wounded when a group tried to occupy a palm-oil plantation in Honduras's Caribbean region, police said. continue reading »

Police Press Agent Murdered in Honduras, Investigators Looking for Gunmen

Police Press Agent Murdered in Honduras, Investigators Looking for Gunmen

A police press affairs officer was gunned down in Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras, transit police spokesman Kemel Ordoñez said. continue reading »

Human Rights Commission Condemns Kidnapping and Murder of Transgender in Honduras

Human Rights Commission Condemns Kidnapping and Murder of Transgender in Honduras

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemns the murder of Barbarita, a 21-year-old transgender woman, in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. continue reading »

Body of Labor Union Leader Found in Well in Honduras

Body of Labor Union Leader Found in Well in Honduras

The body of the president of the union at the National Autonomous University of Honduras was found in a well in the eastern city of Juticalpa, relatives said. continue reading »

Lack of Payment, Pension Changes for Honduran Teachers Lead to Protest

Lack of Payment, Pension Changes for Honduran Teachers Lead to Protest

Thousands of teachers blocked several of Honduras' main highways on Friday to demand the repeal of a law that alters their pension scheme and to protest the government's chronic failure to pay them on time. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Housing Quality in Latin America

INFOGRAPHIC: Housing Quality in Latin America

How many families are homeless or live in poor quality houses? Despite the strong economic performance Latin America and the Caribbean has enjoyed in the past decade, the lack of adequate housing for low income people remains a serious development problem for the region. continue reading »

Gunmen Shoot at Honduran Journalist’s Home, Wound Son

Gunmen Shoot at Honduran Journalist’s Home, Wound Son

Honduran journalist Jose Chinchilla reported Saturday that two men tried to murder him and that during the attack in the northern part of the country, a son of his suffered a bullet wound. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Latin America’s Best Cities to Live In

INFOGRAPHIC: Latin America’s Best Cities to Live In

The ranking system is based on a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) using a spatial adjusted livability index. The EIU ranked 70 cities internationally, Hong Kong ranked the highest and Harare, Zimbabwe ranked the lowest. The other scores (ie- education) are out of 100. continue reading »

Mine Pollution Harming Health of Honduran Community

Mine Pollution Harming Health of Honduran Community

Pollution of water sources from gold mining activity has harmed the health of most of the residents of a central Honduran valley, where skin and eye ailments and eve continue reading »

OLYMPICS: Spain Loses to Honduras - Spain Eliminated from 2012 Soccer Tournament

OLYMPICS: Spain Loses to Honduras - Spain Eliminated from 2012 Soccer Tournament

Spain was eliminated from the Olympic soccer tournament Sunday after losing to Honduras 1-0 and failing to score any points in its first two games. Japan, which beat Spain 1-0 in the first round, defeated Morocco continue reading »

OLYMPICS: Honduras Eliminates Spanish Soccer Team

OLYMPICS: Honduras Eliminates Spanish Soccer Team

Spain was eliminated from the Olympic soccer tournament Sunday after losing to Honduras 1-0 and failing to score any points in its first two games. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Where is Innovation Happening in Latin America?

INFOGRAPHIC: Where is Innovation Happening in Latin America?

The Global Innovation Index (GII), a composite indicator that ranks countries/economies in terms of their enabling environment to innovation and their innovation outputs. Globally, Latin America ranked between 39 and 118 (out of 141). continue reading »