Honduras Establishes Elite ‘Tigers’ Police Unit to Fight Urban Violence

Honduras Establishes Elite ‘Tigers’ Police Unit to Fight Urban Violence

By Geraldine Cook
July 08, 2013

The Honduran Congress has approved the establishment of an independent, elite police unit — with military and judicial backing — in a bid to curb rising levels of drug-fueled violence in Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula and other major urban centers.

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