19 June 2009

Photo of the day: 19 June 09 - Honduras & anti-violence



A child holds a leaflet against weapons and violence during an anti-violence march in downtown Tegucigalpa June 19, 2009. According to the United Nations and Honduras authorities, there were 4,473 homicides in the country in 2008.

The UN Office on Drugs and Crime also said recently that urban street gang members known as "maras" in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras had become part of the problem of drug smuggling and its related violence.

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