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Silver Medal for Honduras – Thanks Ana!

Silver Medal for Honduras – Thanks Ana!

She’s done it again! Honduran swimmer Ana Joselina Fortín has earned Honduras another silver medal, this time, at the 16th FINA World Championships in Aquatics. Tuesday’s 100 meter Freestyle Women’s competition in Kazan, Russia was not an easy feat. The 43 year-old swimmer competed in the 40-44 age group, and acknowledged “It has been difficult, […]

President of BCH Announces IMF Visit

President of the Central Bank of Honduras (BCH), María Elena Mondragón, announced that a mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will arrive in Honduras next week. Ten days remain for assessing the compliance of INPREMA with the economic program of 2011, and initiating talks for the feasibility of signing a new agreement. BCH President […]

Government Checks Must be Deposited

Some paychecks this season, purportedly issued by the Government, will be rejected by tellers, warns the Executive Director the Honduran Association of Banking Institutions (Ahiba), María Lidia Soriano. The Central Bank of Honduras (BCH) has warned of forgeries; consequently, the national banks have determined that the funds allegedly issued from the government must be deposited […]

Honduras Figures Show Foreign Investment Increase

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Honduras was at 485.7 million dollars during the first half of 2011, 14.74% more than the same period last year, according to preliminary figures released by the Central Bank of Honduras (BCH). That figure is higher than the amount that had been reached in the same period in 2010, by […]

Honduran Lempira Could be Devalued

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) may want Honduras to devalue the currency, according to the report issued reviewing Honduras’ macroeconomic policy. The good news, is that they project a gradual recovery in economic activity for Honduras in 2010. Executive Board Assessment The “Executive Directors noted that the global slowdown and domestic political tensions in 2009 […]