For a Honduran textile factory, the pandemic means uncertainty

Jul 14, 2020
Amid the global pandemic, even supply chains get sick. The director of a polyester yarn factory in Honduras describes how COVID-19 is affecting business.
People queue at a crowded market in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The pandemic has caused problems for the Honduran textile industry, which exports goods to the United States.
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U.S. cuts aid to Central America over immigration; critics say that will backfire

Apr 1, 2019
In an effort to slow the flow of Central America migrants into the U.S., President Trump said he’s cutting direct aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. The U.S. sends money to those countries to help them combat drug trafficking, gang…
Honduran migrants leave the Metropolitan Center of San Pedro Sula, 300 kms north of Tegucigalpa, to travel to the Guatemala border.
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Sending 57,000 kids back to their home country costs

Jul 28, 2014
Esme Deprez says getting these kids home is a lot more complicated than it sounds.