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Dirty war over clean fuel: Farmers in Honduras terrorized by U.S.-backed security forces

The west’s drive to reduce its carbon footprint cheaply is fuelling a dirty war in Honduras, where US-backed security forces are implicated in the murder, disappearance and intimidation of peasant farmers involved in land disputes with local palm oil magnates. More than 100 people have been killed in the past four…

Honduras leftists accuses ruling party of fraud after latest elections

Political tension loomed over violence-torn Honduras on Monday as the conservative candidate led the early count in presidential elections while his leftist opponents claimed fraud. Juan Orlando Hernandez, of the ruling right-wing National Party, declared himself the winner with 34 percent of the vote, after 54 percent of ballots were…

18th journalist killed in Honduras in past two years

A 54-year-old Honduran journalist was killed by a machete-wielding attacker, police said Sunday, in the 18th fatal attack on a member of the news media in the past two years. Police said Fausto Evelio Hernandez, was riding his bicycle on his way home Saturday when he was attacked in Saba,…

Honduras dead identities sought after jail fire

Honduras medics and international experts on Thursday worked to identify the charred remains of inmates killed when fire swept through an overcrowded prison, killing more than 350 people. The first 115 bodies were transported to the mortuary in the capital Tegucigalpa overnight, Security Minister Pompeyo Bonilla told AFP, as relatives…

Spain 2-0 Honduras

SCORE! SCORE! CHOKE! Almost a great performance from Spain thanks to an almost-cluch performance by one of their star strikers leaves them almost in a good position. A zig-zagging strike for the ages from David Villa after 17 minutes gave the impression Spain was about to open the floodgates. When…

React: Chile 1-0 Honduras

Chilean soccer is as pretty as their country. After watching Chile slice and dice their way up the pitch against Honduras, I’m confident of one thing: the Spain-Chile game could, by itself, correct the scoring average of this tournament. The results-oriented crowd continues to strengthen its argument about the scoring…

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