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Honduras: Country in Central America
Honduras, officially the Republic of Honduras, is a country in Central America. The republic of Honduras is bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the southwest by El Salvador, to the southeast by Nicaragua, to the south by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and to the north by the Gulf of Honduras, a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea.

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‘There is no work’: Hondurans brave risks in US-bound caravan [Video]

‘There is no work’: Hondurans brave risks in US-bound caravan

Guatemala is cracking down on a Honduran migrant caravan, as thousands entered the country this week.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:50Published
Migrant caravan sets out for the US amid COVID-19 concerns [Video]

Migrant caravan sets out for the US amid COVID-19 concerns

Thousands of Hondurans begin their journey to the US as Honduras reels from the pandemic’s economic effect.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:27Published
Wave of rubbish washes up on normally pristine Honduras beach [Video]

Wave of rubbish washes up on normally pristine Honduras beach

Volunteers worked to clean up after a wave of rubbish hit Honduras’ Caribbean coastView on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

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