Honduras

Woman carrying child crossing a river (© David Peinado/NurPhoto/Getty Images)

The cost of human smuggling

As more families are migrating to the U.S.-Mexico border from Central America, human smugglers are primed to exploit their vulnerability.
People looking at a propeller plane (© Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. donates lifesaving aircraft to Honduras

The Honduran Air Force now uses U.S.-built aircraft for rescue missions, humanitarian assistance and efforts to disrupt narcotrafficking.
Luis posing for portrait (Thomas Cristofoletti for USAID)

A guiding hand steers teen from gangs back to family

Honduran teenager Luis' life and future hung in the balance in a gang- and drug-infested neighborhood before a USAID program set him on a new path.
People placing sticky notes on bulletin board (U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa)

Honduran youth leaders seek to discourage emigration

Tired of seeing friends and family leave the country for work, youth leaders in Honduras are using storytelling to convince people not to emigrate.
Police officer standing in front of classroom of students (U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa)

Transforming policing in Honduras

A new community policing strategy is having a big impact on crime in Honduras. Commander Lorenzo Pineda might be the most important figure in the reforms.
Children reaching for inflated cartoon characters (State Dept./Ariel Flores)

Anti-gang program helps kids stay safe in the Americas

Some 160,000 Honduran youths have participated in a groundbreaking program aimed at reaching kids before gang recruiters do.