Tag: Honduras

Fenced Dreams-Maria’s Story

I have been visiting detainees for over five years. A month ago, I started visiting Maria A. She was petitioning for asylum and had been trying to connect with an attorney that could represent her pro bono. Maria had decided to request a hold on her deportation and […]

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“At just 16 years old, José Guillermo González is possibly the youngest entrepreneur in Tegucigalpa.”

  At just 16 years old, José Guillermo González is possibly the youngest entrepreneur in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. “My career as a businessman began at the age 8. I would buy stickers, pencils and albums and sell them in school. Today, I own and manage Te invito, my tea […]

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Migrant Father-A journey on foot to the US for Lesly

  Three months ago, Juan Alberto Matheu, a Honduran father, made the difficult decision to leave Honduras on foot to get to the U.S. border to ask for asylum. Juan Alberto is part of the caravan that left Honduras two months ago in search of hope for a […]

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Honduras To Host its First International Maquilas Forum in San Pedro Sula, on  November 27-29

Honduras is gearing up to host its first World Maquilas Forum. The three-day event will be held in San Pedro Sula on  November 27-29. Honduras offers numerous incentives for foreign investment that benefits foreign industry and the local population and economy. Interested parties can register online. The Registration Fee of […]

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“Minors, 12-14 years old, have partners who triple their age. Epidemic teen pregnancy is on the rise in Honduras.”

Honduras is the second country in Latin America with the highest number of teen pregnancies, states the Honduran press, La Prensa. The newspaper has been documenting an epidemic in teen pregnancies on the rise.  Lack of communication between parents and children is one of the reasons identified as […]

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“In The Last Years, Teaching Has Become One Of The Most Dangerous Jobs In Honduras.” Teachers flood offices requesting transfers.

Anxiety and depression among teachers in Honduras are on the rise, reports El Heraldo. Psychologists and doctors in Honduras have reported a rise in complaints of anxiety, depression, and insomnia from teachers who fear going to work because they teach in areas considered high risk for gang activity. […]

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Central American leaders Meet to Plan Reunification of Separated Families and Campaign to Warn Migrants of the Dangers of Violating US Immigration Laws

This meeting followed a series of commitments assumed by the Presidents of the Republics of Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras resulting from the official visit of the Vice President of the U.S., Mike Pence to Guatemala on June 28th to discuss regional interest in migration and security. […]

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“To Live Happily in Honduras is a Child’s Right.” Honduras campaigns to stop Child Migration to the US.

“Thousands of Hondurans emigrate every year in search of work and opportunities abroad and go through the worst difficulties. That’s why we are working to help them and to guarantee that they receive the best attention from our consulates. I propose that we build a single Honduras for […]

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They Call Me, Mamá –Teacher of the Year Cordelia Fajardo Shares Why She Earned the Award

“To my first graders whose parents are gone, I tell them that we are their family. Their classmates are more than friends. They are also brothers and sisters. When they hurt I tell them, “You can call me, Mama.” Professor Cordelia Fajardo teaches first graders in Comayagua Honduras. […]

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