Friday Aug 29
ACT Alliance Alert: Drought in the Central American region
Alert Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua Drought in the Central American region Geneva, 29 August 2014 1. Brief description of the emergency and impact A drought associated with "El Nio" phenomenon has caused severe impacts in Central America, where it has damaged a large part of the corn and bean crops.
Honduras Stops Rescue Efforts for 8 Trapped Gold Miners
Authorities and emergency agencies on Monday indefinitely suspended the operation to rescue eight men trapped in a gold mine in southern Honduras due to the risk of new cave-ins.
Maxam Gold Corporation Moves Forward with Exploration Plans in Honduras
Maxam Gold Corporation http://www.max-amgold.com/ , Maxam Gold Corporation, has engaged approximately 50 Artisanal miners in the Colon province of eastern Honduras, to explore and perform test production from potential alluvial gold deposits.
Honduran Captors Release U.S. Businessman after Three Day Kidnapping Ordeal
A U.S. businessman kidnapped last week in southern Honduras was released "safe and sound" Monday by his captors, first responders said.
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OAS judicial facilitators program begins implementation in Honduras
NAMASIGUE, Honduras -- A group of experts from the Inter-American Program of Judicial Facilitators of the Organization of American States this week attended the events where the first two judicial facilitators in Honduras were appointed, less than two weeks after the Hemispheric Organization and the Supreme Court of Justice of this Central American ... (more)