Chamelecón

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Chamelecón
Chamelecón is located in Honduras
Chamelecón
Chamelecón
Coordinates: 15°23′0″N 88°1′0″W / 15.38333°N 88.01667°W / 15.38333; -88.01667Coordinates: 15°23′0″N 88°1′0″W / 15.38333°N 88.01667°W / 15.38333; -88.01667
Country  Honduras
Departament Cortés

Chamelecón is a suburb of San Pedro Sula in Honduras.

It came to world attention on 23 December 2004 when 28 people were murdered and another 28 injured while returning from the centre of San Pedro Sula by the MS-13 gang opposed to the (proposed) restoration of the death penalty in Honduras. Many of the residents of this poor suburb work in clothing factories.

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