San Pedro Sula a Complex Environment

San Pedro Sula a Complex Environment

San Pedro Sula, Honduras currently owns the unfortunate title of the most dangerous city in the world.  Narcotraffickers are frequently blamed for causing the violence given the city’s strategic location on Central American drug transit routes.  But a closer look reveals that this situation may not be as it appears. Why is that the case?  […]

Organization for Community Health Outreach Volunteers in Honduras

Organization for Community Health Outreach Volunteers in Honduras

A makeshift clinic in the rural mountains of Honduras had more than one similarity to Dr. Jim Rice’s busy Annapolis pediatrics office. Earaches for one. “Ear infections are universal,” Rice says. “You see parents whose child hasn’t slept all night. That’s the same. … “Parents have many of the same concerns. Are they eating enough? […]

Honduras President Negotiated Air Force Additions plus a new Presidential Jet while at World Cup in Brazil

Honduras President Negotiated Air Force Additions plus a new Presidential Jet while at World Cup in Brazil

Honduras bought two combat planes from Brazil’s Embraer and received donated military aircraft worth $36 million including a new Presidential Jet; from Taiwan, part of the ongoing efforts to step up its fight against drug traffickers. Honduran General Fredy Diaz stated that Honduras’s air defenses will be boosted by the acquisition of two Brazilian Super […]

Honduras President interested in Dominican Republic 911 Emergency Infrastructure

Honduras President interested in Dominican Republic 911 Emergency Infrastructure

Dominican Republic’s 911 national emergency response system has become a point of reference for public safety, a success that prompted Honduras president Juan Orlando Hernández to visit the country to observe its operation. The Honduran leader met with Dominican Republic’s president Danilo Medina at the National Palace in Santo Domingo; Thursday to discuss regional issues of […]

First Big Cruise Ship to Visit Honduras’ Banana Coast in Trujillo “The Norwegian Jewel”

First Big Cruise Ship to Visit Honduras’ Banana Coast in Trujillo “The Norwegian Jewel”

Passengers from the first mass market cruise ship to visit Banana Coast in Trujillo, Honduras‘ newest cruise destination, arrived by tender from Norwegian Jewel earlier today. The privately-owned Banana Coast Trujillo port, situated in the north east of the country, is Honduras’ first mainland cruise port. It complements the more established port on the island of […]

The Rest of the story about the Honduras Moon Rock

The Rest of the story about the Honduras Moon Rock

The rest of the story about the Honduran Moon Rock To the Editor: I just read Frank Zotter’s article Judicial Follies: The Missing Moon Rock Caper with interest, both because it was well written and because he was writing about the forfeiture case which followed the investigation where my team of agents and I recovered […]

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