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  • Honduras detains 5 Syrians said headed to U.S. with stolen Greek passports

    November 18, 2015 | 2:12 pm

    Honduran authorities have detained five Syrian nationals who were trying to reach the United States using stolen Greek passports, but there are no signs of any links to last week's attacks in Paris, police said.

    The Syrian men were held late on Tuesday in the Honduran capital,...

  • Israel withholds ambassador to Honduras over Palestinian vote stance

    August 5, 2011 | 2:28 pm

    Israel has temporarily kept its ambassador to Honduras in Jerusalem after the Central American nation said it would vote for a Palestinian state at the United Nations next month.

    Honduras had previously expressed support for a negotiated settlement between Israelis and Palestinians....

  • Pipes Bring More Than Water

    By Marit Pearlman Shapiro

    December 1, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Our aging yellow school bus slowly drove up a steep mountain in a verdant forest in Honduras. I wondered why the bus driver was stopping at a seemingly random spot on the worst road I have ever seen. There were coffee and cornfields left and right. A herd of cows meandered down the...