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Honduras on Pace for 10.7 Percent Decline in Homicide Rate

Marco Cáceres | Posted 08.13.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

Everyone seems to have their own system for coming up with what classifies as a murder. As would be expected, the government's would be the most stringent, because it is in the government's interest to keep the numbers down.

Cooking the Crime Numbers in Honduras?

Marco Cáceres | Posted 06.22.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

It seems clear that the Hernández administration is intending to exert some control over the information that is publicized regarding Honduras' homicide rates, particularly as it is reported in the international press.

Honduras' Police: Monster of a Thousand Heads?

Marco Cáceres | Posted 11.24.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

In an interview with a reporter from Proceso Digital newspaper on Friday, Honduras' "Super Minister" of Defense and Security Arturo Corrales was asked...

Honduras: Oh Hell... Extortion

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.28.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

The problem of drug trafficking in Honduras appears to be on the decline, at least if you take the word of Arturo Corrales, the country's so-called "Super-Minister" of Defense and security.

Community Policing in Honduras

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.28.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

Soldiers are good for patrolling and occasionally conducting raids or engaging in firefights. But they are relatively useless for preventing or solving crimes and breaking up extortion and drug (and human) trafficking networks.