Honduras suffers from high levels of poverty and violence. After a military coup in 2009, an aid freeze led to humanitarian crisis. Still today, Honduras has had one of the highest murder rates in the world and remains one of the poorest countries in Latin America.
According to the United Nations, currently only about 32 of every 100 students in Honduras finish primary school without repeating grades, and dropout rates rise as children get older.
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