Honduras is one of the seven countries that compose the region of Central America. Its geographic extension is 43,270 square miles of mostly mountainous terrain, and its climate tends to vary from tropical to subtropical depending on the elevation of the land. The country faces important social and economic challenges. At an international level, the Honduran economy is highly dependent on its commerce with the United States and remittances from migrants living there. Locally, it experiences high levels of social inequality, development, and unemployment. It is one of the poorest countries in Central America, as more than the 60% of the population experiences social and economic deprivation. Importantly, the country suffers from a rampant problem of insecurity: three Honduran cities—Cholama, the central district of Tegucigalpa, ...

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