The recent news of the disapearance of Miss Honduras, Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister Sofia Trinidad ended in depression for a country as they were confirmed as dead and buried by a river near the city of Santa Barbara.
Maria, soon to be heading to London for Miss World 2014, and her sister entered a car without a license plate. It was reported that Maria’s sister’s boyfriend confessed to shooting them both out of a fit of jealousy. The mother Teresa Munoz’ statement may give a clue as to how they met their end. ”
They were not very astute about assessing the people around them.”
Honduras, listed as the Homicide King worldwide, now see the death of a woman who had
“aspirations of a career in government, specifically as a diplomat.”
It’s a problem that now has the world spotlight on it now, but as Salvador Nasrahhah, a former presidential candidate mentioned.
“A lot of girls die this way, but because they’re not famous, it doesn’t get the attention and the crimes go unpunished.”
Maria was to represent her country and as two men have been arrested in connection to this tragedy, her home country, which she listed in her bio, as a “travel destination.” The Honduran government, as a show of respect will not send a representative in her place.