Tegucigalpa, Honduras Newswire (Page 8)

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

    Jul 13, 2016 | 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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  2. Three Held Over Murder of Another Environmental Activist in HondurasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | 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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  3. Chances Of Passing Zika Funding Ahead Of Recess Bleak In The SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | 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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  4. Five Honduran police accused of drug conspiracy surrender to U.S.Read the original story

    Jul 11, 2016 | 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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  5. EU condemns killing of Honduran environmental activist, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | 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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  6. 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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  7. World anger over Honduras activist Lesbia Yaneth Urquia's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | 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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  8. State Department Claims to Investigate Honduras 'Kill List' ...Read the original story

    Jul 8, 2016 | 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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  9. Another Honduras environmental activist killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | 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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  10. Lesbia Janeth Urquia murderedRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2016 | 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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  11. Down Where the Death Squads Live: the "New" Police in HondurasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | 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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  12. Environmental Activist Killed in HondurasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | 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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  13. Colleague of slain Honduran activist Caceres killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | 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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  14. Another environmental activist killed in HondurasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | 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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  15. Glaxo, NIH team to evaluate Zika vaccine56 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | 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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  16. Wikipedia head joins Vatican meeting, talks about abortion controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2012 | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    The co-founder of Wikipedia told a Vatican audience that his online encyclopedia could contribute to peace by promoting "a more thoughtful world," even as the site was under fire for how it referred to those who oppose and support legalized abortion. Jimmy Wales, who co-founded Wikipedia in 2001, was invited to address the annual assembly of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.

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  17. Spain records first case of sexually transmitted Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Spain has recorded its first known case of the Zika virus being sexually transmitted, after a woman contracted it from her partner after he returned from a Latin American country, health authorities in Madrid said on Friday. 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.

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  18. March of Dimes petitions Congress to fund fight against ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Washington Post

    A city worker fumigates a public school to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquito, known to transmit dengue, Chikungunya and Zika, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on Feb. 2, 2016. The March of Dimes is petitioning lawmakers to fund Zika prevention efforts, days after congressional efforts to fight the virus failed.

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  19. Brexit's 'Meaning'? Globalization Sucks.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | TheDailyBeast.com

    After decades reporting from around the world, the author concludes the EU, NAFTA, and similar schemes have brought many people more misery than prosperity. For the past 35 years I've traveled as a journalist through the broken, impoverished back roads of globalization, from Mexico to Egypt, from Ecuador to Central America to Bulgaria to American Indian country, where the free trade wisdom of the political and investment class has brought precious little wealth, or even "stability," whatever that means, to ordinary people on the ground.

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  20. 6 Honduran Police Officers Indicted on US Drug ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Voice of America

    A Honduran national policeman sits on packages of cocaine that were brought to Tegucigalpa, Honduras, July 3, 2012. The cocaine was seized from a small airplane that crashed after it was being chased by planes and helicopters of the Honduran army.

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