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Miss World Pageant Marred by Murder of Miss Honduras

Miss World Pageant Marred by Murder of Miss Honduras

The Miss World 2014 Pageant, which begins tomorrow in London, has been marred by the murder of a would-be contestant, Miss Honduras Maria Jose Alvarado, whose body has been discovered following a search that began after she and her sister disappeared on November 13. Miss Honduras had been due to fly to London on Wednesday, […]

Central America Children Recruited by Gangs: Source Revealed

Central America Children Recruited by Gangs: Source Revealed

At as young as four years old, children in Central America are recruited into gangs, the source of which has recently been revealed to the public. Gang violence is one of the reasons that these children escape to the U.S. This happens in Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala. The newly uncovered origin of these gangs […]

Legalize Illegal Drugs to Save the Rain Forests?

Legalize Illegal Drugs to Save the Rain Forests?

The trafficking of illegal drugs is causing deforestation in Central America to occur at an increased rate, according to a report published today in¬†Science,¬†whose authors suggest that reforming current U.S. drug policy and perhaps legalizing illegal drugs could help save the rain forests. The lead author of the new report, Kendra McSweeney, an associate geology […]

Honduras Elections – Bananas, Cocaine, and Corporate Profits

Honduras Elections – Bananas, Cocaine, and Corporate Profits

  Honduras is set to take to the polls Sunday, Novermber 24, in an attempt to decide the direction that the Central American nation will take as continues to chart its course through the 21st century. Voters in Honduras are braving tough conditions of crime and violence as they courageously head to ballot boxes in […]

Murder Capital of World: Why the Presidential Election in Honduras Matters

Murder Capital of World: Why the Presidential Election in Honduras Matters

On November 24, the 2013 Presidential election in Honduras will decide the fate of the small Central American nation that has been labeled the murder capital of the world. Honduras is desperately in need of a change and they are hoping to find it in this election. The small Central American nation has an average […]

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