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Report: Honduras Homicides Set to Fall; Anti-crime Drive Wanes

Murders in Honduras are on track to decline in 2016 even as the government's military drive against organized crime is running out of steam, the Observatory of Violence at the National Autonomous University of Honduras said on Tuesday. A report by the observatory, which analyzes crime statistics in the country, showed 2,568 violent deaths in the first half of 2016, down 3.4 percent from the year-ago period. If the pace persists, Honduras would end 2016 with a homicide rate of 59.1...

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