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December 19, 2014

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By Marlon Bishop

This story originally appeared on the Planet Money podcast Episode 589 on December 12, 2014. Link HERE

Honduras has the highest murder rate in the world. Jobs that seem dull and safe in most countries have become incredibly dangerous professions in Honduras. For example: Driving a bus.

On today’s show: what it’s like to live and work in the most dangerous country in the world.

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Marlon Bishop of NPR’s Latino USA reported today’s story. His trip to Honduras was funded by Round Earth Media. German Andino contributed reporting.

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