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Killings in Honduras out of control, and Fingers Point at Police and Army

ISSN:1089-1560
LADB Article ID: 78447
Category/Department: Honduras
Date: 2011-12-15
By: George Rodríguez

Honduras, a country severely hit by extreme poverty, is the stage for an unfolding drama of killings, threats, and general violence spiraling out of control. Human rights advocates and other civil-society leaders, as well as President Porfirio "Pepe" Lobo, have voiced extreme concern about the present context, which has worsened, mainly since the 2009 coup . One of the crucial points in the past two months in the present escalation of violence, with obvious political overtones, according to human rights and civil-society leaders and academics, was the murder in October of two university students.

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