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US Agents Break Up Honduran Cocaine Ring

Posted May 10th, 2012 at 7:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. federal agents have arrested 28 people for allegedly running a cocaine smuggling ring between Honduras and northern Virginia. Officials say many of the suspects are illegal immigrants from Honduras. Investigators say that the ring used couriers to import the cocaine into the United States and that once those couriers arrived in the U.S., the […]

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Obama Welcomes Honduran President to White House

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 6:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has welcomed his Honduran counterpart, Porfirio Lobo, to the White House and praised the Honduran leader for what Mr. Obama called his “strong commitment to democracy” following a 2009 coup. Before the two leaders held talks Wednesday, Mr. Obama also spoke of a new chapter in bilateral relations and said the […]

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Obama to Meet Honduran Leader at White House

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 4:44 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet with his Honduran counterpart, Porfirio Lobo, next month for bilateral talks at the White House. Regional economic and security issues also will be discussed when the two leaders meet October 5, according to a White House statement issued Friday. Honduras’s efforts to restore democratic and constitutional order […]

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Honduras Readmitted to OAS

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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The Organization of American States has voted to readmit Honduras following an almost two-year suspension that followed the ouster of the country’s then-president, Manuel Zelaya, in a June 2009 coup. The Washington-based organization Wednesday lifted the suspension after a 32-1 vote in which only Ecuador opposed the move. The vote follows an agreement last month […]

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Honduras Readmitted to OAS

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The Organization of American States has voted to readmit Honduras following an almost two-year suspension that followed the ouster of the country’s then-president, Manuel Zelaya, in a June 2009 coup. The Washington-based organization Wednesday lifted the suspension after a 32-1 vote in which only Ecuador opposed the move. The vote follows an agreement last month […]

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