Tag: homicide

Standing Up, Speaking Out

  • November 26, 2019

Our homicide intervention provided support to Rosa when her husband was murdered, and her testimony made a conviction possible.



Reasons for Hope: Transforming Communities

  • September 30, 2019

When you read the news about Honduras, you may be tempted to feel hopeless about the country’s situation. But focusing on these negative reports only tells part of the story.



How to Solve a Murder in Honduras

  • September 12, 2018

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“How to Solve a Murder in Honduras,” a special series from AJS that tells the story of how criminal investigators, lawyers, police officers, psychologists, information analysts, and victims are working together to end violence in Honduras.



Standing Witness: How One Woman’s Testimony Helped AJS Solve a Murder

  • June 27, 2018

After Rosa’s husband was shot in front of her by two gang members, she found herself paralyzed by fear. But AJS psychological counseling led her towards healing, and empowered her to participate as a witness in the trial of the men who killed her husband. Rosa’s bravery helped AJS to achieve a conviction in the case. Now Rosa stays involved with AJS as a community informant, helping to keep her community safe for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.



Peace and Justice: Planting Seeds

  • December 5, 2017

AJS began confronting community violence with a single investigator and a single lawyer, both of whom acted as trusted bridges between victims of violence and the judicial system, helping victims navigate the complicated path to justice. Individuals may not have trusted the police, but they grew to trust AJS, who knew them personally, supported them with emergency needs, and even prayed alongside them.



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