Illinois Representative Supports Honduras

Congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL) has released a report written by the Library of Congress which concludes that the removal of former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya was legal and constitutional. “The bottom line is one of the most basic foundations of the world community is the rule of law,” said Schock. “The nonpartisan Congressional Research Service […]

Honduras Mission Worth Trip

Honduras Mission Worth Trip

Inspiring Volunteers Samaritan’s Purse – Children’s Heart Project Gives Hope to Youngster This week, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee is helping a 10-year-old who has traveled far for a lifesaving procedure. Christian Chavez has a heart defect called Tetralogy of Fallot. If the defect is not surgically corrected, it would dramatically shorten his lifespan. […]

Tegucigalpa is 431 Years Old

Tegucigalpa is 431 Years Old

According to historians, the city of Tegucigalpa in Honduras was founded with the name of Royal Minas de San Miguel de Tegucigalpa, (Royal Mines of Saint Michael of Tegucigalpa) on September 29, 1578, by a Spanish group that was established to uncover silver in the area. Tegucigalpa, according to those sources, means “mountain of silver”, […]

Happy Independence Day!

This is the 188th year celebrating Honduran Independence Day. On September 15, 1821 Spain granted independence to Honduras and the rest of Central America.

Happy Children’s Day

This is a day to celebrate the country’s young. Typically on Children’s Day, the children go to school, not to learn, but for presents.

Roatan Fishing Tournament

Roatan Fishing Tournament

This weekend the 10th annual “Torneo De Pesca” tournament of fish, or Fishing Tournament will be hosted by the Municipality of Roatan. It will be held on the Island of Roatan, in West End on September 12th, 2009, from 12 p.m. in the afternoon until 5 p.m. Last year, a 708 lb. Blue Marlin was […]

Exploring the Mayan Tunnels in Copan

The kings of Copan built their temples one on top of the other, leaving parts of the old buildings inside the new structures. For 20 years, archaeologist Ricardo Agurcia has tunneled into these temples, where he recently discovered a king’s tomb. The Maya kings of Copan were not interested in moving mountains. They preferred to […]