Honduras sends soldiers to fight crime in 2 cities

first_img How men can have a healthy 2019 Quick workouts for men Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Sponsored Stories National Police Director Juan Bonilla says this is part of a “frontal attack against crime.”According to Honduras’ National Autonomous University, the Central American nation recorded 7,173 homicides in 2012 and 7,014 in 2011. Honduras has 8 million people.(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)center_img TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) – Honduran President Porfirio Lobo has deployed 1,400 soldiers to fight street gangs in the country’s two biggest and most violent cities.The troops began patrolling the capital of Tegucigalpa and the city of San Pedro Sula on Friday.Lobo says the soldiers will coordinate with police to patrol neighborhoods that are hotspots for crime. He says 800 soldiers have been assigned to Tegucigalpa and 600 to San Pedro Sula. Comments   Share   Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Top Stories 4 ways to protect your company from cyber breacheslast_img read more