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Los Cachiros Businesses in Honduras Seized

Los Cachiros Businesses in Honduras Seized

Los Cachiros coordinates the movement of drugs to and from Honduras for Colombian and Mexican drug trafficking organizations, including the Sinaloa Cartel. Los Cachiros employs land, air, and sea conveyances in its movement of drugs

Copan Countdown to December 21, 2012

Copan Countdown to December 21, 2012

Update December 22, 2012 – We are all still here See the more on the “End of the World Phenomena” Some people interpret the Mayan calendar countdown as building up to the end of the world in 2012. Hondurans near the Copan Ruins, however, are getting ready for a big celebration where thousands of tourists […]

US Deputy National Security Advisor in Honduras

US Deputy National Security Advisor in Honduras

In Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Mr. McDonough will conduct meetings with President Porfirio Lobo, members of his cabinet, and civil society representatives to discuss citizen security, human rights and economic development efforts between the United States and Honduras.

Honduras Housing Deficit

Honduras Housing Deficit

The Vice-President of CHICO, Óscar Calona, specified that some 600,000 homes require repairs to “put them to use according to the current needs of the population”, and 400,000 houses need to be built.

LiDar Imaging Survey of La Mosquitia Region Completed

The Government of Honduras and UTL Scientific, LLC Announce Completion of First-Ever LiDAR Imaging Survey of La Mosquitia Region of Honduras PRESS RELEASE: TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS, May 15, 2012 Honduran President Porfirio Lobo convened a press conference at the Presidential Palace in Tegucigalpa today to announce that The Government of Honduras and UTL Scientific (“UTL”) have […]

Honduras Helps Hammerheads

Honduras Helps Hammerheads

The Pew Environment Group praised the governments of Honduras and Costa Rica today for taking the initiative to propose protections for scalloped hammerhead sharks under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). For nearly 40 years, CITES has shielded thousands of plants and animals from overexploitation from international […]

Analysis: Honduras coffee boom feels growing pains

Analysis: Honduras coffee boom feels growing pains

Local coffee company Cafe Organico Marcala (COMSA) was forced to rent out a nearby soccer field this year and cover it with plastic sheets to air out coffee cherries after their cement-drying patios overflowed. “We’ve had an avalanche of coffee,” COMSA’s manager Rodolfo Penalba said, as workers raked beans over the plastic in neat rows. […]

USA Former President Clinton Speaks in Honduras

USA Former President Clinton Speaks in Honduras

President Bill Clinton inspires leadership commitment among students during visits to Laureate International Universities member institutions in Mexico and Honduras. Thousands of university students in Mexico and Honduras turned out to greet President Bill Clinton during his visit of Mexican and Central American institutions in the Laureate International Universities network this week. President Clinton delivered […]

Who Wants to Buy Honduras?

Who Wants to Buy Honduras?

New York Times Article Excerpt: “Romer, who is expected to be chairman, is hoping to build a city that can accommodate 10 million people, which is 2 million more than the current population of Honduras. His charter city will have extremely open immigration policies to attract foreign workers from all over. It will also tactically […]

Honduran Mining Activist Panning for Justice

“Bearing Witness: Panning for Justice” The NGO Committee on the United Nations International Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples seeks to present, promulgate and promote UN activities for the Decade for Indigenous Peoples. Founded in 1991, it is a Special Committee of the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CONGO). […]

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