Tegucigalpa, Honduras Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Honduras denies murdered activist was on army 'hit list'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Yahoo!

    Honduran authorities on Wednesday denied a British newspaper report alleging their military had issued orders to kill a high-profile environmental activist who was murdered at her home in March. The article by The Guardian quoted a source identified as a former soldier who said the activist, Berta Caceres, was on a "hit list" given to two elite military units.

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  2. Marco Rubio of Florida will seek Senate re-election, reversing pledge not to runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernandez attend a news conference at the presidential palace in Tegucigalpa on June 1. Sen. Marco Rubio was to announce Wednesday he will seek re-election to the Senate, reversing a pledge he made a year ago to either assume the presidency or return to private life in Florida, instantly transforming an already competitive race and improving the chances that Republicans can maintain the Senate majority. Rubio is set to announce the decision sometime Wednesday, according to three people familiar with the decision who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss it before a formal announcement. 1 comment

  3. Mayor suspected of massacre arrested in HondurasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Yahoo!

    A mayor in Honduras suspected of involvement in a massacre of five people was arrested on Tuesday and is being held in the capital pending an investigation, police said. Victor Meza, who runs the town of Reitoca, 40 kilometers southwest of the capital Tegucigalpa, was believed to lead a gang that carried out the killings that occurred last Sunday, detective service chief Jose Ponce told a news conference.

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  4. Study Biggest Yet to Explore Zika in Pregnancy, ChildbirthRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | US News & World Report

    The study, which may involve as many as 10,000 women, will look at how the timing of the infection affects pregnancy outcomes. A pregnant woman waits to be attended on Jan. 21, 2016, at the Maternal and Children's Hospital in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

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  5. .com | Scores of environmental activists killed in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | News24

    A picture of Berta Caceres sits on an altar set up in her honour during a demonstration outside Honduras' embassy in Mexico City. Paris - At least 185 activists and indigenous people fighting environmental pillaging were murdered in 2015, the watchdog group Global Witness said on Monday.

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  6. Scores of environmental activists murdered in 2015: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Yahoo!

    At least 185 activists and indigenous people fighting environmental pillaging were murdered in 2015, the watchdog group Global Witness said on Monday. The grisly toll is the largest recorded -- nearly 60 percent more than in 2014 -- since the NGO began tracking such violence worldwide in 2002, and is probably higher because many killings go unreported, it said in its annual report.

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  7. Last year was the deadliest ever for the world's environmental activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Friends and supporters gather next to the coffin of slain environmental rights activist Berta Caceres as they attend a Mass outside the Virgen de Lourdes church in La Esperanza, outside Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Three armed men marched into a village in the Philippines region of Mindanao last September and ordered Dionel Campos and his relative, Bello Sinzo, out of their homes.

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  8. The U.S. Role In The Honduras Coup And Subsequent ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Switched

    A number of U.S. officials -- most notably then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton -- played an important role in preventing Zelaya's return to office and the junta consolidating its power in the face of massive nonviolent protests. People carry the coffin of indigenous leader and environmental activist Berta Caceres after a five-hour autopsy at the Forensic Medicine Center in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, March 3. This past March, Berta Cceres, a brave and outspoken indigenous Honduran environmental activist and winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize , was gunned down in her hometown of La Esperanza.

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  9. LGBT rally with relatives of Orlando shooting victims in HondurasRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    TEGUCIGALPA, June 17, 2016 -- Members of lesbian, gay, transexual, bisexual and intersexual communities take part in a rally in solidarity with the relatives of the Orlando shooting victims, in front of the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, June 16, 2016.

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  10. Orlando families to bury victims, ask Obama for changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Daily Star

    A member of the LGBT community lights a candle during a vigil in memory of the victims of the Orlando Pulse gay nightclub shooting, outside the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, June 16, 2016.

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  11. Tegu Uses Smart Fixtures to Build SalesRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | RFID Journal

    Tegu , a toy company headquartered in Honduras and the United States, is deploying ultrahigh-frequency RFID-enabled fixtures for displaying and selling its magnetic and wooden building blocks on consignment. With RFID technology provided by Seeonic built into its fixtures, Tegu can account for its remote consignment inventory while ensuring that every participating store is adequately stocked.

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  12. Europe's unique chance to clean up its trade in mineralsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | EurActiv.com

    ... writes Cardinal Oscar RodrA guez Maradiaga. Cardinal Oscar RodrA guez Maradiaga is Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, and the coordinator of the council of cardinal advisors to Pope Francis. My continent, Latin America, has recently experienced a ...

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  13. Honduras, poverty and violenceRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | Dear Kitty

    According to the Honduran national police, there has been a spike in the country's murder rate . Over 400 people were killed only in May, up from 300 a month at the beginning of the year.

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  14. Honduras launches IXP in TegucigalpaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Honduran regulator the National Telecommunications Commission has announced that it has switched on the country's first internet exchange point in capital city Tegucigalpa. The executive commission in charge of managing the -HN is expected to help improve internet access in the Central American nation by eliminating the dependence on international connectivity for local internet traffic exchange.

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  15. Honduras: IMF Staff Completes 2016 Article IV and Third Review MissionRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | International Monetary Fund

    End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's Executive Board.

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  16. A to Z Poll: To help or not help a friend moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... on a truck as they move out of the Reparto Lempira neighborhood in San Pedro Sula, 240 km north of Tegucigalpa, Honduras on March 23, 2016. Families are moving out of a neighborhood in San Pedro Sula after they were threatened by "Mara 18" gang ...

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  17. Knoah Solutions, Inc. Broadens its Global Reach with a New Location in HondurasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | PRWeb

    We believe that this location will allow us to competitively broaden our offerings and support the growing demand for high quality, low cost, English and Spanish contact center services for our global clients. Knoah Solutions, Inc., a global business process outsourcing company, today announced that it has acquired Central American BPO provider, LL Contact Center in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Knoah Solutions Inc., USA and will be known as Knoah Solutions Honduras.

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  18. Obama Urged to Stop Funding Honduran Military as Questions Grow over US Role in Berta Caceres' DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Democracy Now

    ... to Honduras. The Department of Homeland Security secretary, Jeh Johnson, has returned from a visit to Tegucigalpa, Honduras, where he met with the Honduran president, Juan Orlando HernA ndez, to discuss migration and security. Johnson reiterated the ...

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  19. Woman has hilarious allergic reaction to wasp sting on her cheekTHE...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Daily Star

    As the footage begins, it is immediately obvious that the woman has had an allergic reaction to the wasp sting. Allergies to stinging insects are common, although more than half of adults with mild reactions will lose their venom allergy over time.

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  20. Rene Martinez, Leader of LGBT Community in Honduras, Kidnapped and MurderedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Towleroad

    Russell Tovey's New 'Quantico' Character 'Is Just As Likely to Seduce Your Husband as He Is to Pick Your Pocket' Rene Martinez, one of Honduras' leading LGBT activists and human rights defenders, was abducted and murdered this week in the city of San Pedro Sula, the AP report s: The attorney general's office said in a statement that his body showed signs of having been strangled. No motive for his murder was given.

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