Bishop Hopes for Presidency

Bishop Luis Alfonso Santos is hoping to run for president of Honduras. The Liberal Resistance Movement is collecting signatures to ask Pope Benedict XVI to authorize the retired “Red Bishop” to enter the political arena. According to Bishop Santos, the Honduran State is about to disappear because it has become a “drug State”. Santos worked […]

Honduras to Receive $8.5 Million in Loans

Honduran national water authority, Sanaa, expects to receive this year, the approval for loans worth $8.5 million US dollars. The funds are to be used to build a pipeline between the Los Laureles and La Concepcion reservoirs in the capital of Tegucigalpa, Sanaa spokesperson Allan Aragon said. The 10km pipeline will allow excess water from […]

Protests Escalate

Police said 25 people were injured and 88 arrested July 30th in clashes between protesters and security forces at several locations around Tegucigalpa. Police and army troops used both rubber bullets and live rounds, and fired tear gas from helicopter. The worst violence occurred at El Durazno, on the northern outskirts, where protesters took over […]

Business Okay

Gildan Activewear Inc. confirmed that an earthquake which occurred early this morning in Honduras has caused negligible damage at its manufacturing facilities. Its facilities, operations, production and supply chain, including normal access to roads and ports, are expected to be virtually unaffected by this event. Three employees sustained very minor injuries during a precautionary evacuation […]