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Clutching two small children, a Honduran mother flees tear gas

In the shot, taken on Sunday, you can see Honduran mother Maria Meza grabbing the thin arms of her two 5-year-old twin daughters Cheili and Saira as they frantically run from a tear gas canister spewing fumes.

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05.12.2018 | 13:33

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‘Migrant caravan was my only chance’ for a better life

Maribel Ponce Hernandez joined the migrant caravan trekking through Central America to find a better life. The single mom is unflinching in her aim to reach the US, regardless of what President Donald Trump has to say.

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13.11.2018 | 15:09

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My country and its femicides

A demonstrator wears a hat with a picture of late environmental and indigenous rights activist Berta Caceres during a protest to demand justice over her murder of in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, May 9, 2016 © REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera

A demonstrator wears a hat with a picture of late environmental and indigenous rights activist Berta Caceres during a protest to demand justice over her murder of in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, May 9, 2016 © REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera

Honduras has the highest incidence of femicides and in ninety percent of these cases, there is no police investigation. This is a country with the highest level of femicide in Central America. In the last 10 years about 4,500 women have been murdered in Honduras.

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20.07.2016 | 15:36

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