Columbus, on his fourth voyage on July 30, 1502, discovered the Bay Island of Guanaja. Shortly thereafter, Spain enslaved the natives on each of the Bay Islands (Guanaja, Utila and Roatan).
Rainfall, temperature and river class guide Rainfall guide for all zones in Honduras: Time of year Rains in Honduras February – May Dry season May- August Intermittent rains September – November Heavy rains- hurricane season December – January Intermittent Temperature Guide: Expedition Zone Temperature range Rafting/lowland min 20c – max 35c Cloud forest min 10c […]
Honduras music styles vary. Honduran artists play anything from local music, such as the Garifuna punta style, to different Caribbean styles such as merengue, reggae, reggaeton, and salsa. Several well known musicians and bands come from Honduras. Honduras Music Honduras music reflects the diversity of the country. Styles vary amongst the various cultures. From local […]
Honduras vital statistics as of September 2012. The following chart shows the latest statistics on Honduran basic indicators, nutrition, health, education, demographics, economy, women, child protection, rate of children progress, adolescents, equity held by population as well as Household Wealth as reported by UNICEF the leading advocate for children’s rights; active in more than 190 […]
The 17th of September is Teachers day in Honduras and it is celebrated throughout the entire country. All schools are closed and teachers enjoy a long break following the Independence Day parades and dance shows they worked do hard to produce over the past month. Honduras Teachers Day A Tribute to José Trinidad Reyes June […]
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What qualifies as a holiday in Honduras can actually be a bit confusing. In addition to the country-wide official legal holidays, each town or city in Honduras may have a holiday particular to that area, such as a special day for a founding public or religious figure. One example would be Honduras’s holiday for Our […]
Francisco Morazan, a Central American statesman, was born the 3rd of October in Tegucigalpa, Honduras in 1799; and died in San Jose, Costa Rica on September 15, 1842.
The Lenca chief, Lempira, a warrior of great renown, managed to unify more than two hundred Indian tribes that had been ancient rivals in order to offer an organized resistance against penetration by the Spanish conquerors. In the village of Etempica he announced his plans to expel the Spaniards and gave instructions to all his […]
The local Honduras community in general does not include zip codes when addressing mail, so correspondence or packages will still arrive at their destination without a zip code included; however, it is becoming more popular to include a zipcodes with international mail, and can increase the speed with which your package or letter arrives at […]
How’s the weather in Honduras? Well, that depends on what location you are heading to. Here’s the forecast and temperature for popular cities in the country. The rainy season in Honduras begins in May; the months of September, October and November are the rainiest of the year in the Southern regions […]
« Previous Honduras history Carlos Roberto Flores Facusse took office on January 27, 1998, as Honduras’ fifth democratically elected President since democratic institutions were restored in 1981. Like three of his four predecessors, Flores was a member of the Liberal Party. He was elected by a 10% margin over his main opponent, National Party nominee […]