Bay Islands Roatan Honduras: safety security warning

Posted on February 4, 2014 • Filed under: Crime, Honduras, TRAVEL

N.Y. Times reported that Honduras has the highest murder rate in the world, but the country’s idyllic Bay Islands have long been considered a safe haven, largely immune from the drug-fueled violence that has plagued the Honduran mainland. However, a string of recent crimes on Roatán, the largest of the Bay Islands, has prompted outrage, with some residents calling for greater autonomy and more effective policing for the islands. Read Article

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