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Episode 589: Hello, I'm Calling From La Mafia

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Episode 589: Hello, I'm Calling From La Mafia

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Episode 589: Hello, I'm Calling From La Mafia

Episode 589: Hello, I'm Calling From La Mafia

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Jobs that seem dull and safe in most countries are incredibly dangerous in Honduras. Like: Driving a bus. Esteban Felix/AP hide caption

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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.

Music: Dreams In Static's "You're on Your Own (feat. Akie Bermiss)." Find us: Twitter/ Facebook/ Spotify/ Tumblr.

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.