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News stories tagged with "honduras"

Lynne Ross at school with her 6th grade class.
Lynne Ross at school with her 6th grade class.

A mother, a curfew, and a hidden math class in Honduras

This winter, our news intern and web assistant, Chelsea Ross, went to visit her mother in Honduras. Lynne Ross of Potsdam is teaching at a private school in the small city of Comayagua. Ross was there last September when ousted president Manuel Zelaya returned to the country to try to resume power. He didn't succeed. This week the United States is starting to normalize relations with a newly elected government. While the president was back, a curfew was imposed. But that didn't stop Mrs. Ross from holding a hidden math class. In our series, Moving the World, Chelsea Ross sends this audio postcard from Honduras.  Go to full article

SLU Accepts 5 Displaced by Katrina

Colleges across the country are opening their doors to students displaced by Hurricane Katrina. St Lawrence University will take in 5 of them, including three international students from Honduras. The college will cover all tuition and costs for room and board for the fall semester.  Go to full article

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