is a republic in Central America. It was at times referred to as Spanish Honduras to differentiate it from British Honduras, which became the modern-day state of Belize. Honduras is bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the southwest by El Salvador, to the southeast by Nicaragua, to the south by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and to the north by the Gulf of Honduras, a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea.

Honduras was home to several important Mesoamerican cultures, most notably the Maya, prior to being conquered by Spain in the sixteenth century. The Spanish introduced Roman Catholicism and the now predominant Spanish language, along with numerous customs that have blended with the indigenous culture. Honduras became independent in 1821 and has since been a republic, although it has consistently endured much social strife and political instability, remaining one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere. Honduras has the highest murder rate in the world.

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Biden and Central America’s Anti-Corruption Crusade

InSight Crime 15 Feb 2021
... that the Biden administration will first resort to other strategies, like restructuring cooperation efforts with the local Attorney General’s Offices and revoking the visas of corrupt officials so as to put pressure on the governments of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.
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How Carolina Mejia Propelled Herself to Elected Office in Thurston County

The Centralia Chronicle 25 Jan 2021
From Honduras to Washington. Mejia emigrated from Honduras with her parents and two siblings when she was 11 years old ... "My dad was waiting for a visa, there was a transition of power in Honduras and the economy got really bad," Mejia said ... The war on drugs started to get really bad in Honduras.".
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“Like I’m Drowning”

Human Rights 06 Jan 2021
But I feel like I am drowning,” said Delfina L., a 34-year-old woman from Honduras, in June ... End the cooperative agreements on asylum with El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, which lack the capacity to provide a full and fair procedure for determining asylum claims and to provide effective protection for people found to be refugees.
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Mother, Son Reunited In Time For Christmas At Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

CBS Sports 24 Dec 2020
MIAMI(CBSMiami) – Just in time for Christmas a mother and son were reunited at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Dilcia Donaire, who lives in Honduras, was unable to see her son Alex Matute earlier due to COVID-19, visa restrictions, and financial challenges. She had spent four months away from him ... “This is the best Christmas gift ever.
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Police beat Dec. 22

Observer-Reporter 22 Dec 2020
CANTON. Criminal mischief charge. Isaiha Marquise Thomas, 19, of 235 S ... The value of the clothing was estimated between $2,500 and $3,000, police said. CHARLEROI. Drug charges ... Police said Stevenson was a passenger in the vehicle, which smelled of marijuana ... CHARTIERS ... Harry R ... on a work visa from Honduras, but has been married to Gullick for about a year.
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