San Pedro Sula

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 A fallen tree due to the passage of Hurricane Eta is seen on the north Caribbean coast of Bilwi, Nicaragua. Photograph:Jorge Torres/EPA

Hurricane Eta, one of the most powerful storms to hit Central America in years, pummelled Nicaragua on Tuesday as it hit an impoverished region of th(...)

English language student Norman Ayala. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Late one evening last year, Norman Ayala’s mother was scrolling through the internet when she discovered an advertisement for an English language scho(...)

Migrants, part of a “caravan” travelling towards the United States,  carry a Honduras flag and a cross in Pijijiapan, Mexico, on Sunday. Photograph: Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

The first Central American migrants from a “caravan” travelling through Mexico towards the United States in hopes of seeking asylum arrived in Mexico (...)

A Honduran migrant taking part in the caravan holds up a sign reading “Thank you Mexico for opening your hearts to us”, while he waits to cross the border from Ciudad Tecun Uman in Guatemala, to Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico earlier this week. Photograph: Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images

Hundreds of Mexican federal officers carrying plastic shields have blocked a Central American caravan from advancing towards the US. The stand-off ca(...)

Central American migrants walk along the highway near the border with Guatemala, as they continue their journey trying to reach the U.S., in Tapachula, Mexico. Photograph:  Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

A US-bound caravan of thousands of mostly Honduran migrants whom US president Donald Trump has declared unwelcome, crowded into the Mexican border cit(...)

 Honduran migrants aboard a truck arrive in Guatemala City, while taking part in a caravan towards the US. Photograph: Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military and close the southern US border on Thursday as more Hondurans and Salvadorans joined thou(...)

Honduran migrants, part of a caravan trying to reach the US,  in Zacapa, Guatemala, on Wednesday. Photograph: Edgard Garrido/Reuters

More Honduran migrants tried to join a caravan of several thousand trekking through Guatemala on Wednesday, defying calls by authorities not to make (...)

The Honduran people are warm and open, but living in a climate of violence and intimidation has taken its toll

Waking up in a hotel in San Pedro Sula, said to be the most dangerous city in the world, is much like waking up in any other city – until you read th(...)

 Young residents of  the Bordo Gavión, a riverside slum community in San Pedro Sula. Photograph: Adaly Cabrera

The windowless room in downtown San Pedro Sula, Honduras’s second city, bustles with activity as more than a dozen women take their seats at a long oa(...)

On guard: Honduran soldiers monitor a land occupation by farmers from the Trinidad community in April 2015. Photograph: Juana Esquivel

Guadalupe Gallerda can still remember the sound of gunfire echoing through her village, in the Lower Aguán Valley, in Honduras, the day her husband(...)

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