Tegucigalpa, Honduras Newswire

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  1. Former FIU first lady remembered by university presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Beacon

    ... volunteer boards including the Massachusetts State Board of the League of Women Voters, and the Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Damas Voluntarias. "With a deep intellectual curiosity, knowledge of classical and modern literature, as well as an unmatched ...

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  2. Honduran students demonstrate against governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Dear Kitty

    The board of Directors of Honduras' National University has announced the cancellation of the academic period after massive on-going student protests. Thousands of students took to the streets in Tegucigalpa again on Friday, after the announcement.

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  3. Prayer and trembling: Cardinals recount experience of conclaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2013 | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    A red skull cap is seen as the world's cardinals gather in St. Peter's Basilica before the start of the last conclave in this 2005 file photo. Pope Benedict XVI named 24 new cardinals Oct. 20. The upcoming consistory will leave the College of Cardinals w ith 203 members, a new record.

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  4. Respite Center Seeing Increase of People Crossing BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | KRGV

    ... countries of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. Lourdes Ordonez and her 16-year-old son came from Tegucigalpa, Honduras. She said MS-13 gang members were threatening her son. "I had threats from the same people because of the property that I own. ...

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  5. AMERICA/HONDURAS - Stop the alleged killers of environmentalist activist Lesbia Yaneth UrquíaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Fides News

    The police arrested the alleged killers of community leader Lesbia Yaneth Urquia, in the municipality of Marcala, La Paz, Honduras at the center. The activist was found dead on July 6 in Marcala, west of the capital, Tegucigalpa.

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  6. Three members of same Honduran environmental group have been murdered over the past 4 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Los Angeles Times

    Mourners carry the coffin of slain environmental activist Lesbia Janeth Urquia outside a church in Marcala, Honduras, on July 8. Mourners carry the coffin of slain environmental activist Lesbia Janeth Urquia outside a church in Marcala, Honduras, on July 8. The murder of Berta Cceres, an internationally acclaimed environmental activist in Honduras, briefly focused global attention on embattled grassroots efforts to protect indigenous lands from government-backed hydro-electric projects in the Central American nation. Cceres, a recipient of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize, was gunned down at her rural home on March 3 in what appeared to be a targeted assassination.

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  7. Three Held Over Murder of Another Environmental Activist in HondurasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Voice of America

    People pray by the coffin of slain Janeth Urquia, an environmentalist and indigenous rights activist, during Mass in Marcala, Honduras, July 8, 2016. Honduran police have arrested three men for the murder of Lesbia Urquia, an environmental activist who fought against hydroelectric and mining projects on indigenous lands in the Central American country, authorities said on Wednesday.

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  8. Chances Of Passing Zika Funding Ahead Of Recess Bleak In The SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Daily Caller

    A woman looks on next to a banner as soldiers and municipal health workers take part in cleaning of the streets, gardens and homes as part of the city's efforts to prevent the spread of the Zika virus vector, the Aedes aegypti mosquito, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, February 6, 2016. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera Just days ahead of Congress' seven-week recess, the prospect of passing a $1.1 billion Zika funding measure looks bleak as Democrats continue to push back over a number of riders on the legislation.

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  9. Five Honduran police accused of drug conspiracy surrender to U.S.Read the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Reuters

    Five Honduran police accused of conspiring to smuggle drugs have surrendered to U.S. authorities and been extradited to the United States, authorities said on Monday. The policemen, who were charged in Manhattan federal court for planning to import cocaine into the United States, turned themselves in at Honduras' Palmerola military base following a request for their extradition last week, Honduran Security Minister Julian Pacheco said.

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  10. EU condemns killing of Honduran environmental activist, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | UPI

    The United Nations and the European Union have condemned the murder of environmental activist Lesbia Yaneth Urquia, killed in Honduras just four months after award-winning environmentalist Berta Caceres was shot. Both women fought against a giant dam for years, a project that has brought the death of 100 people in five years who oppose it, along with mining, logging and other destructive agricultural projects, human rights groups say.

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  11. Shorter annulment process isn't about shortcuts, cardinals sayRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2015 | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    Cardinals talk as they arrive for the morning session of the Synod of Bishops on the family at the Vatican Oct. 6. From left are Cardinals Baselios Cleemis Thottunkal of Trivandrum, India, major archbishop of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church; Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state; LluA s MartA nez Sistach of Barcelona, Spain; and A'scar RodrA guez Maradiaga of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Cardinal MartA nez Sistach, a canon lawyer, said the new annulment process isn't about shortcuts.

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  12. World anger over Honduras activist Lesbia Yaneth Urquia's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Newsday

    The UN, EU and other international organisations have condemned the murder on Wednesday of a prominent environmental activist in Honduras. More than 100 people have died in Honduras in five years for opposing dams, mining, logging and agriculture projects, human rights groups say.

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  13. State Department Claims to Investigate Honduras 'Kill List' ...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Common Dreams

    The daughter of slain Indigenous land defender Berta CA ceres leads a protest against her mother's killing in Honduras. The U.S. State Department is investigating allegations that the Honduran military is targeting environmental activists on a "kill list," the Guardian reported Friday.

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  14. Another Honduras environmental activist killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | The China Post

    An environmental and indigenous rights activist in Honduras has been killed four months after the slaying of award-winning environmentalist Berta Caceres stirred international outrage. The Public Ministry said in a statement Thursday that it had formed a special commission to investigate the killing of 49-year-old Lesbia Janeth Urquia.

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  15. Lesbia Janeth Urquia murderedRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Brad brace

    Authorities in Honduras have confirmed the murder of yet another indigenous activist, four months after the assassination of award-winning environmentalist Berta CA ceres prompted international outrage over the targeting of campaigners who oppose mega-projects and resource extraction in the Central American country. Judicial officials said in a statement on Thursday that they had opened investigation into the murder of Lesbia Janeth UrquA a, 49, whose body was found abandoned in a rubbish dump in the municipality of Marcala, about 160 kilometres west of the capital Tegucigalpa.

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  16. Down Where the Death Squads Live: the "New" Police in HondurasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Counterpunch

    On June 21, 2015 the London-based Guardian newspaper published an article describing the testimony of a soldier who says he deserted the army after his unit was given an order to kill activists whose names appeared on two lists. He reported seeing one list given to his Military Police unit that formed part of the Xatruch task force, and a second for a Military Police unit that formed part of the National Force of Interinstitutional Security task force.

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  17. Environmental Activist Killed in HondurasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Outlook

    Authorities in Honduras say an environmental and indigenous rights activist has been killed. It's at least the second such case this year.

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  18. Colleague of slain Honduran activist Caceres killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Star Online

    A colleague of slain Honduran activist Berta Caceres, known for her fight against the encroachment of hydroelectric dams and mines on indigenous lands, was killed by unidentified men in the western part of the country, authorities said on Thursday. Lesbia Yaneth Urquia, 49, was found dead by a road in the semi-rural town of Marcala, 100 kilometres west of Tegucigalpa, the capital, Honduran Security Ministry spokesman Luis Osabas said by phone.

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  19. Another environmental activist killed in HondurasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    An environmental and indigenous rights activist in Honduras has been killed four months after the slaying of award-winning environmentalist Berta Caceres stirred international outrage. The Public Ministry said in a statement Thursday that it had formed a special commission to investigate the killing of 49-year-old Lesbia Janeth Urquia.

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  20. Glaxo, NIH team to evaluate Zika vaccine56 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Philly.com

    A lab technician arranges test tubes with blood samples from patients who were tested for Zika, at the maternity ward of the Hospital Escuela in Tegucigalpa Honduras, April 15, 2016. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline said Thursday it will collaborate with the National Institutes of Health to evaluate a new vaccine technology to protect against Zika virus.

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