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Honduran Police Chief Denies Death Squads

AP | ALBERTO ARCE | Posted 11.02.2013 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — In a capital accustomed to daily bloodshed, the man in charge of law enforcement is as feared ...

No Time for Tigers in Honduras

Marco Cáceres | Posted 07.15.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

The proposal to create a new elite police unit in Honduras called TIGRES is a really bad idea. The acronym stands for Intelligence Troop and Special Security Response Groups, or "Tigers." Clever acronym, but dumb concept.

Honduras: Joke's on the Police

Marco Cáceres | Posted 07.13.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

Last month, police officers in Tegucigalpa went on strike because of a new order from the top brass insisting that they work three out of four weekends a month, instead of the normal two. Who would be so asinine as to continue wishing to be treated as slaves?

U.S. Funds Honduran Police Despite Death Squad Fears

AP | ALBERTO ARCE and KATHERINE CORCORAN | Posted 05.23.2013 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — The U.S. State Department, which spends millions of taxpayer dollars a year on the Honduran National Police, has assured...

'Chronic Pattern Of Human Rights Abuses'

AP | ALBERTO ARCE | Posted 03.18.2013 | Latino Voices

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- The operation was quick and under the cover of night. Armed, masked men arrived in late-model SUVs, getting through the gate...