Honduras Conference on Women’s Economic Rights

Honduras Conference on Women’s Economic Rights

Over 150 local and international representatives are convening at the First Regional Conference on Women’s Economic Rights held in Tegucigalpa. The women’s conference is concentrating on developing funding programs, entrepreneurship and public policies with gender equality at a regional level. The initiative is seeking to “analyze and recommend concrete actions to promote the necessary changes” […]

Banco Popular Covelo to Simplify Name

The Banco Popular Covelo will soon simplify its name, and plans to strengthen its focus on micro, small and medium enterprises [MSMEs]. Beginning in March of next year, the financial institution will be known as Banco Popular. The manager, Luis Fernando Gómez, reported that customers will soon be seeing a change to their logo that […]

BCIE Grants Honduras $280,000,000 Loan

The Honduran government yesterday signed a loan agreement in the amount of 280 million dollars with the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (BCIE). The funding will be used to implement the “Emergency Multisectoral Programme: Strengthening Fiscal and Social Equity” intended to support employment generation and emergency preparedness in addition to other social concerns. During […]

BCIE Credits $288 Million to Honduras

A provision of $ 288 million was approved for Honduras by the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (BCIE). The funding was confirmed yesterday. Minister of the Presidency, Marie Antoinette Bogran Guillen, said that the funds approved in record time, will serve to boost social programs during the administration of President Porfirio Lobo. Some of […]

Churches’ Trip Ends in Tragedy

A trip was organized by the Mother of Sorrows (Madre Dolorosa ) parish, St. Peter the Apostle (San Pedro Apostol), and St. Jude (San Judas Tadeo) churches for the purpose of raising funds for the upcoming Easter ceremonies. Tragically, their journey ended in the death of five Hondurans, including a boy of 8, as well […]