Tag: Honduras

Viewpoints abroad: An ongoing series about traveling to El Salvador during a pandemic

By Daniel Hernandez Day seven: Our indigenous roots My father always jokes about his actions being influenced by the indigenous blood flowing through him.  He enjoys exploring mountains, cultivating medicinal plants and being in touch with planet earth. His nostalgic stories about El Salvador detail his parents’ teachings about the nation’s history and the times

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OPINION: Immigrants, refugees deserve kindness

By Julio Rodriguez What kind of parent would send their child away to another country? The answer is not the easy one that people want to believe. These are not bad parents. They are desperate parents driven to an extreme that some misconstrue as cruel and dangerous. However, oversimplifying their reasoning negates all of the

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Mark Anthony Howard | Opinions Editor In the last decade Honduras has quietly become the most violent country in the world. The nation has one of the highest homicide rates in the hemisphere and has emerged as the principal transshipment point in the region for cocaine to the U.S. Its corrupt political system has set the tone for a feudal residence fueled by gangs and

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