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  1. Miss Honduras shot deadRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    Undated picture taken in San Pedro Sula of Maria Jose Alvarado , Miss Honduras World, whose body and her sister's were found on Nov 19, 2014, one week after both siblings had been abducted. - AFP Police found the bodies of the reigning Miss Honduras World and her sister Sofia Trinidad dumped beside the Aguagua River in Santa Barbara, 200 kilometres northeast Tegucigalpa.

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  2. Body thought to be beauty queen'sRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | NWAonline

    In this April 26, 2014 photo, Maria Jose Alvarado is crowned the new Miss Honduras in San Pedro, Sula, Honduras. Alvarado, and her sister Sofia disappeared after attending a birthday party in Western Honduras on Thursday Nov. 13, but authorities were not notified until the weekend.

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  3. Honduras beauty queen killed 'in jealous fit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Independent.ie

    Plutarco Ruiz is taken away by police after his arrest for the murders of girlfriend Sofia Alvarado, 23, and her sister, Miss Honduras 2014 Maria Jose The gunman who killed Miss Honduras has told police he murdered the beauty queen and her sister in a jealous rage because his girlfriend danced with another man. The bodies of Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister Sofia, 23, were discovered yesterday buried near a spa in Santa Barbara where they disappeared a week earlier while celebrating Sofia's boyfriend's birthday.

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  4. Police: Miss Honduras, sister slain in jealous fitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Recordpub.com

    The dark-haired beauty was to have flown to London Wednesday to compete in the Miss World pageant -- the high point of her reign as Miss Honduras.

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  5. Miss Honduras, sister found shot to deathRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | China Daily

    Maria Jose Alvarado and two other contestants pose for photographs during a beauty contest in San Pedro Sula April 26, 2014. Alvarado has been found murdered just days before she was due to compete in the Miss World pageant in London, police said on November 19, 2014.

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  6. Beauty queen killed in jealous fitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Independent.ie

    Plutarco Ruiz is taken away by police after his arrest for the murders of girlfriend Sofia Alvarado, 23, and her sister, Miss Honduras 2014 Maria Jose The gunman who killed Miss Honduras has told police he murdered the beauty queen and her sister in a jealous rage because his girlfriend danced with another man. The bodies of Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister Sofia, 23, were discovered yesterday buried near a spa in Santa Barbara where they disappeared a week earlier while celebrating Sofia's boyfriend's birthday.

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  7. Honduras beauty queen Alvarado shot dead by sisters jealous boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Hindustan Times

    After missing for six days, the body of Miss Honduras Maria Jose Alvarado, along with her sister's, was found near a river. She was fatally shot as she tried to escape her sister's jealous boyfriend, police said on Wednesday, hours after the siblings were found dead beside a river.

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  8. AFP/GettyThe Shocking Death Of Miss HondurasThe killing of a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Daily Beast

    The killing of a 19-year-old beauty queen and her sister has shocked Honduras. It reflects the horrific violence pervading the most murderous country in the world.

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  9. Jealousy Behind Shooting Of Miss Honduras & Sister, BF ConfessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | International Business Times

    Maria Jose Alvarado participates in a beauty contest in San Pedro Sula April 26, 2014. Alvarado has been found murdered just days before she was due to compete in the Miss World pageant in , police said on November 19, 2014.

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  10. Miss Honduras, sister found dead; boyfriend, another man heldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Alabama Live

    In this April 26, 2014 photo, Maria Jose Alvarado is crowned the new Miss Honduras in San Pedro, Sula, Honduras. Alvarado, and her sister Sofia disappeared after attending a birthday party in Western Honduras on Thursday Nov. 13, but authorities were not notified until the weekend.

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  11. Honduras' Miss World Contestant Found MurderedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | TIME.com

    Miss World Honduras 2014 Maria Jose Alvarado in the ceremony of the event in San Pedro Sula, Honduras on April 26, 2014. Honduras beauty pageant contestant Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister Sofia, 23, were found murdered and buried in western Honduras on Wednesday.

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  12. Bodies believed to be Miss Honduras, sister foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Barriere Star Journal

    In this April 26, 2014 photo, Maria Jose Alvarado is crowned the new Miss Honduras in San Pedro, Sula, Honduras. Alvarado, and her sister Sofia disappeared after attending a birthday party in Western Honduras on Thursday Nov. 13, but authorities were not notified until the weekend.

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  13. Miss Honduras and sister found shot to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The bodies of Miss Honduras, Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister were found Wednesday buried in a river bank in the mountainous area of Santa Barbara. Miss Honduras and sister found shot to death The bodies of Miss Honduras, Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister were found Wednesday buried in a river bank in the mountainous area of Santa Barbara.

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  14. 'I am ready to die, 'Honduran priest says of his human rights' workRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Catholic.org

    Keenly aware of the fate of his predecessor, radio marketing director Carlos Mejia Orellana stabbing death, Father Ismael Moreno says his human rights work in Honduras will continue - unabated. With Orellana's murder still unsolved seven months later, Father Moreno remains pragmatic about the possibility that he will meet the same fate.

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  15. Baltimore One of 'Most Violent Cities in the World', Report FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... the list, which also includes St. Louis at No. 45, New Orleans at No. 26, and Detroit at No. 24. 1. San Pedro Sula, Honduras 2. Caracas, Venezuela 3. Acapulco, Mexico 4. Cali, Colombia 5. MaceiA3, Brazil 6. Distrito Central 7. Fortaleza, Brazil 8. ...

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  16. Honduran man living in Harvey deported as he was wanted for murder in home countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... officials announced Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. The photo shows Garcia-Zelaya at the airport in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on Friday, where ICE enforcement removal officials transferred him into the custody of Honduran National Police. (Courtesy of ...

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  17. PAHO helps Latin American nations prepare to fight EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Inside Colombia

    Although there have as yet been no confirmed cases of the deadly Ebola virus in Latin America, the Pan American Health Organization is preparing to help health authorities to battle the disease if it appears in the region. PAHO, which serves as the regional Office of the Americas for the World Health Organization is mobilizing teams of physicians and epidemiologists who are experienced in responding to outbreaks of disease to help member states in Central and South America and the Caribbean to respond to any cases of Ebola.

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    Nov 7, 2014 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    SAN Pedro Sula has the highest murder rate in the world. Even bigger than Wigan.

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  19. El Salvador and Guatemala most dangerous nations for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Examiner.com

    A recent United Nations report has declared El Salvador and Guatemala the most dangerous countries in the world for children. The report by UNICEF , recently reported statistics for homicide rates across the world for the age range 0 to 19. The numbers, which were compiled from 2012 statistics, reveal El Salvador as having a child homicide rate of 27 per 100,000 children.

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  20. Cities are a Mistake:Read the original story

    Nov 2, 2014 | BrothersJudd Blog

    Now research by security and development groups suggests that the violence plaguing San Pedro Sula - a city of just over a million, and Honduras's second largest - and many other Latin American and African cities may be linked not just to the drug trade, extortion and illegal migration, but to the breakneck speed at which urban areas have grown in the last 20 years. The faster cities grow, the more likely it is that the civic authorities will lose control and armed gangs will take over urban organisation, says Robert Muggah, research director at the Igarape Institute in Brazil.

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