Opinion: Llorens, Honduras, and Wikileaks

New Wikileaks cables have surfaced on the role of U.S. Ambassador to Honduras Hugo Llorens in the aftermath of the constitutional removal of Manuel Zelaya from power and the subsequent presidential election in that country. Written by Llorens himself, the cables show a disturbing pattern of interference and bullying from the U.S. diplomat in Honduras’s […]

FIFA – Honduras’s Gold Cup Game

After decades in the doldrums, Honduras is well and truly back among the CONCACAF footballing elite. Seven months after becoming the sole Central American side to grace the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ last year, Los Catrachos proved it was no fluke by winning the 2011 Copa Centroamericana last Sunday in Panama. Despite a […]

Renewable Energy Means Bright Future for Honduras

The Honduran Renewable Energy Business Association (Asociación de Empresarios de Energía Renovable) believes that the recent approval by Congress of the decree by which the National Electricity Company (ENEE) will contract renewable energy producers through a bidding process will spark a wave of investments in clean energy in the country. According to Emin Abufele, a […]

Politically Controversial Book Released

CCB Publishing has announced release of the book "The Good Coup: The Overthrow of Manuel Zelaya in Honduras", written by editor and journalist Marco Caceres di Iorio. “The title of the book is not going to make anyone happy,” said Caceres. “Those who believe it was a military coup d’etat will not like the word […]

Honduran Olympian Suffers Neck Injury

YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES: SINGAPORE 2010 A member of Honduras’ Youth Olympic Games judo team has undergone surgery after suffering a neck injury this week. Kevin Fernandez, 18, was injured during the mixed-team event on the final day of the judo competition. He was rushed immediately to the Singapore General Hospital (SGH). Said a Singapore Youth […]