Interview: The Democratic vice presidential candidate spoke with NCR about his Catholic faith's influence on his public life and finding common ground after a heated campaign.
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Preview: Honduras' San Martin mine has been closed since 2009. But its impact on local communities, people living in the area say, continues to this day.
The mines no longer operate.
The large trucks that carried heavy equipment no longer rumble down dirt roads fogging the air with dust.
The workers no longer trudge along those same roads inhaling the dust weighted by the humidity of dawn.
Community opposition succeeded in shutting down mines in Nueva Esperanza in northern Honduras and El Tránsito far to the south near the border of Nicaragua. But to many people in these two small towns the closings serve only as a pyrrhic victory.
Kaine, a U.S. Senator and former governor of Virginia, was announced Friday night as presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's running mate.
Eco Catholic: Authorities arrested four men May 2 in the murder of Honduran environmental activist Berta Caceres Flores.
Eco Catholic: Bertha Isabel Zuniga Caceres spent four days in Washington asking for an independent investigation into her mother's assassination.
NCR Today: Holy Week gives us the opportunity to ponder the murder of Berta Isabel Cáceres Flores and our place in global development.
The Mexico-based shelter La 72 houses young men, single mothers and families, and sees nearly 400 to 1,000 migrants a month.
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