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What's Going on in Honduras, and What to See if You Go

by Amy E. Robertson. Posted Feb 18th 2014 05:11 PM
Honduras Elections
Associated Press

The recent murder of an American heiress, post-election protests and an armed hold-up of cruise-ship tourists on the island of Roatan have brought Honduran criminality back into the headlines and set would-be tourists on edge.
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The World's Scariest Runways

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Nov 13th 2009 04:44 PM

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There's a sobering saying among pilots: "Any landing you can walk away from is a good landing." And it's not until you fly into places like Paro in Bhutan or Toncontìn Airport in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, that the adage starts to make sense. Both are surrounded by mountains, and Toncontìn has one of the world's shortest international runways; each requires a series of hard, last-minute banks.
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