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Satellite watches remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey near Honduras.

NOAA's GOES-East satellite has been watching the remnants for former Tropical Storm Harvey as it tracks west across the Caribbean Sea. Early on Aug. 21 the remnants were just off the coast of eastern Honduras.

- PhysOrg - NL

Festival Of Folk Arts Opens In Budapest.

The 31st Festival of Folk Arts, featuring over 800 craftsmen from around a dozen countries, opened in the Buda Castle. The largest folk arts event in Hungary, which runs until August 20, features craftsmen and artists from all regions of the Carpathian Basin and, among other countries, China, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and ...

- The Budapest Sun - HU

How insurance companies use a Florida law to get undocumented immigrants arrested and deported when they're injured on the job.

This story was co-published with NPR. Leer en español. At age 31, Nixon Arias cut a profile similar to many unauthorized immigrants in the United States. A native of Honduras, he’d been in the country for more than a decade and had worked off and on for a landscaping company for nine years. The money he earned ...

- Business Insider - US

U.S. ends program for Central American minors fleeing violence.

NEW YORK - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security terminated a program on Wednesday that allowed minors fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to settle in the United States, ending travel hopes for more than 2,700 children awaiting approval.

- Reuters - US

Ascendant reports first month of positive 'top line' earnings; higher grades on the cards.

Just seven months since acquiring the El Mochito zinc/lead/silver mine, in west-central Honduras, recent TSX-listee Ascendant Resources has achieved positive adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation for the month of July.Analysts use the metric that looks at a company's 'top line' earnings by ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

U.S. ends program for Central American minors fleeing violence.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security terminated a program on Wednesday that allowed minors fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to settle in the United States, ending travel hopes for more than 2,700 children awaiting approval. In a notice published in the Federal Register that goes into effect Aug. ...

- Yahoo! News - US

German engineering firms withdraw from Agua Zarca dam project in Honduras.

German engineering firms withdraw from Agua Zarca dam project in Honduras15 August 2017Oxfam has confirmed that Voith and Siemens will no longer supply components of the Agua Zarca hydroelectric project in Honduras. The project has been fiercely opposed by the local communities, including the Indigenous rights defender ...

- Oxfam International - UK

Mexican tip-off leads Texas police to find 17 undocumented immigrants locked in trailer.

Nine of the immigrants, who hailed from Romania, Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala, required medical attention.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Police: 17 immigrants locked inside rig at Texas truck stop.

Police in Texas acting on a tip found 17 immigrants locked inside a tractor-trailer parked at a gas station about 20 miles from the border with Mexico. Edinburg Assistant Police Chief Oscar Trevino tells KGBT-TVthat the immigrants from Mexico, Honduras and other countries may have been locked inside...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

In Honduras, senior UN official urges protection of human rights defenders.

Visiting a newly established United Nations human rights office in Honduras, a senior official today stressed the need to protect human rights defenders in the country.

- UN - INT

Time to Get Serious about Child Marriage in Latin America.

When Honduras parliamentarians this week unanimously passed a bill making child marriage illegal, they took leadership on an issue that deserves urgent attention in Latin America. As momentum builds across the globe to end this abusive practise, Latin America is lagging. Governments – including Latin American governments ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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