Happy Independence day Hondurans! Today the 15th of September, 2012 marks the 191st celebration of the declaration of independence from Spain by the five states of Central America; Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Costa Rica. The Central American Independence Day marks the day in 1821 when a congress from all Central American countries declared independence [...]
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 [...]
Conservative General Francisco Ferrera became the first elected president of the country of Honduras. Presidents of Honduras after 1900 represent one of two dominant political parties, the Liberal Party of Honduras (PLH) and the National Party of Honduras (PNH).
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 [...]