Displacement of Hondurans due to Violence

Up to 277 people leave the country of Honduras every day, according to estimates. Authorities state that ongoing violence by drug traffickers and other criminal activities are contributing to the displacement. Between 18 to 222 young adults are killed everyday in Honduras.

Between 2008 and 2012, up to 240,000 migrants from Honduras was sent back to the country.

Source:  EFE, “Organized Crime Major Cause of Displacement in Central America,” Costa Rica News, October 17, 2012.