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2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

8 killed in drug dispute in northern Honduras

Honduran authorities say eight men were shot and killed in a dispute between gangs over drugs in the northern city of San Pedro Sula. Police commander Col.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Philly.com

Honduran city's violence adding to immigration surge

Shot twice in the face by two men on bicycles as he changed a car tire, Omar Gabaretta, 34, died Sunday and was brought to the morgue in this steamy city, which has the world's highest homicide rate. On Monday, his cousin Claudia, 28 and pregnant, went there in a red pickup with a simple, black-painted coffin to claim his body.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

River Front Times

Welcome to Purgatory

The past few months have been about making up for lost time for sixteen-year-old Karla and her family.

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River Front Times

A Honduran Teen Risked It All to Join Her Family in St. Louis. Will She Be Allowed to Stay?

The past few months have been about making up for lost time for sixteen-year-old Karla and her family.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Inter Press Service

Mass Deportations Don't Squelch Hondurans' Migration Dreams

Red Cross volunteers board a bus bringing back deported child and adult migrants at the Honduran border in Corinto, to check how they are and provide them with a bag of essentials.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

USA Today

Migrants' 2,500-mile trek leads to Ariz. schools

Not long ago, a walk to the store could get Candido Linares Garcia killed. Living in San Pedro Sula, a city in Honduras with the highest murder rate in the world, the teenager was attacked by a group Migrants' 2,500-mile trek leads to Ariz.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Seattle Times

Stowaway regrets ever getting on ‘The Beast’

Denis the boy: Denis Contreras, age 12, awakens after sleeping in a gravel-filled hopper car in a Tapachula, Mexico, railroad yard on Aug 1, 2000.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Deported Mom Lives in Fear After Returning to Honduras

The 29-year-old mother of three, who lives in a one-story house off a dirt road on the outskirts of town, fears the man who almost killed her father is still out to get her.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Detroit News

Guatemalan teen in Detroit recounts escape from violence, poverty

Guatemalan Oswaldo Ramos, 15, arrived in Detroit three months ago. He faces a hearing before an immigration judge Oct. 16. It is a constant reminder of the escalating beatings the teen endured for years before fleeing his home in San Marcos, in southwestern Guatemala.

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Related Topix: Honduras, World News, Prison, Farmington Hills, MI, Grosse Pointe Park, MI

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Manawatu Evening Standard

The boy who rode The Beast to the US

Denis Contreras watches 13-yr-old Jose Padilla Guerra make his very first leap between cars of a moving freight train in Chiapas, Mexico in 2000.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Death by deportation [Editorial]

Our view: Many child migrants from Central America risk being killed if they go back to their home countries; we must ensure due process in deportation hearings At least five undocumented immigrants U.S. officials recently deported back to their homes in Honduras turned up dead at the morgue in San Pedro Sula, the Los Angeles Times reported .

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Los Angeles Times

Looking back on a child migrant's journey north on 'The Beast'

We met in a rail yard in Tapachula, Mexico, not far from the Guatemalan border. I had slung two cameras over my back and climbed the iron rungs to the top of a hopper car.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Sandusky Register

Godwin's Law

The above hyperbole aside, have you all noticed its increase here and elsewhere? There is hardly an outlet to which we can turn that doesn't feature it in some way.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Central American Kids We Sent Back Were Killed After Return

Because wingers don't have a conscience to speak of, I'm sure this won't bother them but it sure grinds the hell out of me.

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Related Topix: Prison, Honduras, World News, Hector Hernandez, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Gunmen kill 9 in attack inside morgue in Honduras

A Honduran official says gunmen attacked a family retrieving a body from a state morgue in the city of San Pedro Sula, killing seven of the dead man's relatives and two bystanders.

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The Bennington Banner

Gunmen kill 9 in attack inside morgue in Honduras

A Honduran official says gunmen attacked a family retrieving a body from a state morgue in the city of San Pedro Sula, killing seven of the dead man's relatives and two bystanders.

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The Miami Herald

Gunmen kill 9 in attack inside morgue in Honduras

A Honduran official says gunmen attacked a family retrieving a body from a state morgue in the city of San Pedro Sula, killing seven of the dead man's relatives and two bystanders.

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ThinkProgress

At Least Five Children Murdered After They Were Deported Back To Honduras

A volunteer brings water, food, and diapers to Central-American women and children dropped off at the Greyhound bus station in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Related Topix: Prison, Honduras, World News, Hernandez, NM, Hector Hernandez, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, John Cornyn

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Honduran Authorities Detain 16 Undocumented Cubans Heading to U.S.

Honduran authorities detained Monday 16 undocumented Cubans as they tried to travel from this Central American country to the United States, a National Police spokesperson said.

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Hispanically Speaking

Hundreds of Undocumented Central American Children Starting School as they Await Deportation

With the attitude of "doors open to all children," hundreds of schools across the country are currently welcoming large numbers of undocumented Central American youngsters living in hopes that an immigration judge will let them stay.

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