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Gustavo Payan
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Gustavo Payan is an international development project director at Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) based outside Boston, Massachusetts. Visit www.edc.org to learn more about EDC’s work with youth in Honduras and around the world.http://www.edc.org/

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Giving Migrant Families a Reason to Stay Home

(17) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 3:23 PM

As a Mexican immigrant to the U.S., raised in the border town of Ciudad Juarez, I grew up witnessing the lure of America. As a father, I can understand the desperation that would compel a parent to risk his child's life for the promise of a better future.
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In Honduras, Leaving the Weapons at Home

(0) Comments | Posted August 15, 2014 | 11:51 AM

I am just back from one of the most dangerous countries on earth. Often in the headlines for its sky-high homicide rate-close to 90 homicides per 100,000 residents -- Honduras is a country where despair is measured by the lives lost to violence every day. Violence is so widespread that...

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Leaving The Weapons at Home

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2013 | 12:16 PM

I am just back from one of the most dangerous countries on earth. Often in the headlines for its sky-high homicide rate -- close to 90 homicides per 100,000 residents -- Honduras is a country where despair is measured by the lives lost to violence every day. Violence is so...

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