Honduras declares national emergency over gang extortions

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President Xiomara Castro declared a state of emergency to quash a rise in gang activity in the Central American nation. A photographer with the AFP news agency reported a heavy presence of special forces and other officers on Friday in the capital, Tegucigalpa. Police chief Gustavo Sanchez said he would dedicate more funds and at least 20,000 officers to efforts to stamp out gang activity.
Honduras declares national emergency over gang extortions
8 days ago·T G U, Honduras

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Honduras declares national emergency over gang extortions

Honduran President Xiomara Castro declared a national security emergency on Thursday and began implementing a new plan to combat a rising number of cases of extortion by violent criminal groups operating across the country.

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Honduras declares state of emergency against gang crime

Honduras became the second country in Central America to declare a state of emergency against gang crimes like extortion

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Government of Honduras declares national security emergency

The president of Honduras, Xiomara Castro, announced that she is declaring a national security emergency to start what she called a “war on extortion” in the country.

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Honduras declares national emergency over gang extortions

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduran President Xiomara Castro declared a national security emergency on Thursday and began implementing a new plan to combat a rising number of cases of extortion by violent criminal groups operating across the country. Read full story

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