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Miss Honduras, Sister Found Dead

Miss Honduras and Miss World contestant Maria Jose Alvarado and her sister were found buried near a riverbank roughly 12 miles from the northwestern city of Santa Barbara Wednesday. The two had disappeared while attending a resort hotel party last Thursday. The sister Sofia Trinidad’s boyfriend is currently being held by police under suspicion of murder. Alvarado, 19, who was …

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Honduras Police Chief Fired Over Abuse

President Porfirio Lobo fired Honduras’ Five-star General, Juan Carlos Bonilla, the country’s national police chief on Thursday. Bonilla has faced accusations for years of running death squads, civil cleansings and has been the target of frequent abuse claims. Present day Honduras and the world has heard claims of Bonilla overseeing a department specifically believed to beat, kill and lose “disappearing” …

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Group Lost At Sea Four Days; Survives On Rainwater

It was like the opening theme song montage from Gilligan’s Island, only there was no radio, no hammocks, and no one was laughing. Two Americans, six Hondurans, and a Canadian set out on a pleasure cruise near Honduras on Saturday. They were headed for a nearby island when their boat ran out of gas. The trip was only supposed to …

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