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By: Scott, Ryan and LaDona

The Republic of Honduras President: Manuel Zelaya Rosales
Population: 7.2 Million
Map of Honduras
Map of Honduras

Area: 43,433 Sq.Miles
Youth Gangs

Honduran society struggles with economic difficulties, malnutrition, poor
housing, and widespread infant disease. Chronic unemployment and drug
trafficking have added to the crime wave. Youth gangs are known as
"maras."
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Police detain members of youth gangs in Tegucigalpa
Police detain members of youth gangs in Tegucigalpa








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Tezcatlipoca Quetzacoatl




Transnational Issues: Illicit Drugs

Corruption is a major problem in Honduras; money-laundering, and cultivation of cannabis principally for local use, present issues that they have to deal with.






No Media Freedom

Media freedom is restricted. Journalists can be forced to
reveal sources in stories. Punitive defamation laws exist.


Wednesday
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Sunrise 06:07 (CT)
Sunset 17:56 (CT)

Wednesday's predominant weather is forecast to be sunny.
Wednesday's predominant weather is forecast to be sunny.

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Wednesday's wind direction: North Easterly Wind.
Wednesday's wind direction: North Easterly Wind.
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Thursday
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Sunrise 06:07 (CT)
Sunset 17:56 (CT)

Thursday's predominant weather is forecast to be sunny.
Thursday's predominant weather is forecast to be sunny.

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Thursday's wind direction: North Easterly Wind.
Thursday's wind direction: North Easterly Wind.
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Friday
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Sunrise 06:06 (CT)
Sunset 17:56 (CT)

Friday's predominant weather is forecast to be sunny.
Friday's predominant weather is forecast to be sunny.

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Friday's wind direction: East North Easterly Wind.
Friday's wind direction: East North Easterly Wind.
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Saturday
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Sunrise 06:06 (CT)
Sunset 17:56 (CT)

Saturday's predominant weather is forecast to be sunny.
Saturday's predominant weather is forecast to be sunny.

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Saturday's wind direction: East North Easterly Wind.
Saturday's wind direction: East North Easterly Wind.
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Sunday
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Sunrise 06:05 (CT)
Sunset 17:56 (CT)

Sunday's predominant weather is forecast to be sunny.
Sunday's predominant weather is forecast to be sunny.

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Sunday's wind direction: North North Easterly Wind.
Sunday's wind direction: North North Easterly Wind.
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