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Copan Airport

Copan Airport

A small airport will be built in Rio Amarillo, a district in western Honduras near the Copan Mayan archaeological site, President Juan Orlando Hernandez …

Roatan Travel Guide and – Tips

Roatan Travel Guide and – Tips

Off the northern coast of mainland Honduras is a skinny, 32-mile-long island called Roatán. This …

Honduran Soccer Family wishes The Honduras National Team the best during Brazil 2014

After making their FIFA World Cup™ debut at Spain 1982, Honduras subsequently endured a seemingly endless wait –…

Silicon Valley Take Note! Want Honduran Food? Try Maya’s Cafe!

I so wish this place had been there when I had to do my stint in Santa Clara…

Joint Task Force Bravo – Soto Cano Air Base in Comayagua Honduras keeps on helping Honduran families

The 612th Air Base Squadron (ABS) Fire Department donated clothes they had collected to Honduran families in the…

Honduras President thinks he can increase Tourism by shutting it down!

Honduras President thinks he can increase Tourism by shutting it down!The Honduran president, Juan Orlando Hernandez, expressed hopes that tourism generate some 800 million dollars this year, 100 million dollars more than that recorded in 2013. “I’m sure that Honduras can put itself at the forefront regarding tourism in Central America, and this has been my dream, my focus on the tourism sector since I […]…

Coffee helping save the Honduras Cloud Forest and Spider Monkey

Coffee helping save the Honduras Cloud Forest and Spider Monkey

Thanks to a donation by Puro Fairtrade Coffee the World Land Trust (WLT) has been able to purchase 215 acres (87 hectares) of cloud forest inside the Volcán Pacayita Reserve…

USA to Assist Honduras War on Drugs with Naval and Air Blockade of  the Honduran Coastline

USA to Assist Honduras War on Drugs with Naval and Air Blockade of the Honduran Coastline

“The party is over for drug traffickers,” according to Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández. Since his inauguration in January, Hernández has concentrated all his efforts into fighting drug trafficking in his country.…

United States and Honduras Extend Memorandum of Understanding to Protect the Cultural Heritage of Honduras

United States and Honduras Extend Memorandum of Understanding to Protect the Cultural Heritage of Honduras

The Department of State is pleased to announce the extension and amendment of the Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Honduras Concerning the Imposition of Import Restrictions on Archaeological Material from the Pre-Columbian Cultures and Ecclesiastical Ethnological Material from the Colonial Period of […]

Lessons from a Young Honduran Soccer Player

Lessons from a Young Honduran Soccer Player

The distance between the wall surrounding Mision Caribe (Tegucigalpa, Honduras) and the building that houses its headquarters was about 10 feet. The director’s 6-year-old lad was out there kicking around a soccer ball. A couple of ladies who just happened to be standing in the courtyard quickly became the opposing team. It was an interesting […]

Honduras Newspapers

Honduras Newspapers

Honduras newspapers consist of La Tribuna and El Heraldo, which are headquartered in Tegucigalpa, and Tiempo and La Prensa, based in San Pedro Sula. La Gaceta is the official newspaper for government notices.

Dockworkers in USA Port show Solidarity with Puerto Cortes Honduras Dockworkers Leading to Persecution

Dockworkers in USA Port show Solidarity with Puerto Cortes Honduras Dockworkers Leading to Persecution

Dockworkers at the Port of Portland in Oregon walked off their jobs at the container yard on March 4 to honor a picket line set up by a small group of Honduran dockworkers protesting what they said were labor abuses at the Puerto Cortés port in northern Honduras. The picketers were members of the Dockworkers […]

Celebration of the life of “O. Henry” who “Coined” the phrase Banana Republic while living in Honduras

Celebration of the life of “O. Henry” who “Coined” the phrase Banana Republic while living in Honduras

The Lewisville, North Carolina Library is taking a deeper look at O. Henry beyond his famous short story, “The Gift of the Magi.” This month, the library’s Friends of the Library group has scheduled a month’s worth of programs devoted to the master short story writer and Greensboro native. Titled “Tuesdays with O. Henry,” next week’s […]

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