Honduras, from banana companies to gang rule


We start today’s episode at El Edén—the center in San Pedro Sula,…

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The Economics of Extortion


The economic motor that supports gangs in Honduras isn’t drug trafficking, kidnappings…

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For migrants, a safe place to lay your head in Mexico


For Central American migrants traveling through Mexico, Catholic-run shelters offer safe haven…

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A more dangerous road


This is not the first time this Honduran woman has tried to…

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For teen migrants, being deported home is the scariest journey of all


Johan and Carlos, two teenage brothers from Honduras, decided to migrate after…

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Sabiduría: Why They Leave


For this week’s Sabiduria - or Words of Wisdom - Maria brings…

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Guatemalan Adoptee Returns Home


Ten years ago, if you wanted to adopt a child internationally, chances…

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Frida Kahlo’s Favorite Foods


You may have noticed that Frida Kahlo’s popularity has grown over the…

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A Mariachi Opera

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When you think of opera, you probably think of lavish productions in…

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