Central Americans Like to Smoke

Just under 33% of the Central American and Dominican populations are smokers and only 20% believe that the cigarette is a drug, a survey presented here Friday by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer reported. The poll was taken in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic in the second quarter of 2008 with […]

New Currency for Honduras?

Central American presidents met in the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula and ratified their determination to seek regional integration as the way to unite against the world economic crisis and move towards a common currency. The 33rd Summit of the Central American Integration System, or SICA, ended Friday with a joint press conference, at […]

Ship Battery

A crew member on a Honduran ship docked in Fort Pierce, Florida in the US has been charged with attacking a crew mate with an ax. Fort Pierce police say Walter R. Bodden is charged with aggravated battery after the weekend attack aboard the Southern Relentless. Police say Bodden and the victim got into a […]

Fresh Water Requested

The Honduran government has asked Charleston, South Carolina-based Water Missions International to provide 10 water treatment systems to help flood victims in Honduras. The nonprofit said the filtration units use 275-gallon tanks in steel cages that can be taken to remote areas in pickup trucks. They include generators that operate pumps to purify water from […]