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Little change in Honduras prison where 362 died

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In this Jan. 24, 2013, inmates who survived the prison fire a year ago stand inside the new collective cell built for inmates at the prison in Comayagua, Honduras. A year after one of the century's worst prison fires killed more than 350 people, the investigation remains open and prosecutors have filed no charges. The burned cells and electrical system are still being repaired. Even the inmate who was the hero of the fire, finding keys and freeing hundreds of men, was never pardoned as President Porfirio Lobo had promised. AP/Alberto Arce

On the 14th day of each month, Jesus Garcia joins other relatives to hoist a cardboard coffin and carry it in a macabre procession down a road to the prison where two cousins died with 360 other inmates in the worst prison fire in at least a century.

Posted: February 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Rebels drive Gadhafi forces back from Misrata

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MISRATA—Rebels fighting to oust Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi drove his forces back from around Misrata on Monday and were poised to make another thrust, as NATO said the strongman’s time was running out. After heavy clashes, the rebels controlled a stretch of coastal road west of Misrata, Libya’s third city which Gadhafi’s forces have laid […]

Posted: May 10th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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