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Unfair Coffee Prices Push Hondurans To Migrate


Weaknesses in the rule of law, and a climate of criminality and violence are major drivers pushing Hondurans to join the migrant caravan now headed towards the United States, but they mask an even bigger problem – massive economic inequality.

One in five Hondurans in rural areas lives in extreme poverty, earning less than $1.90 per day. Throughout the country, unemployment is rife – with the root of this problem lying in the decline of coffee farming.

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