Arrests Taking Place in Colón

Members of the National Police and Armed Forces last week began arresting people in the Lower Aguán region of the Department of Colón for carrying illegal weapons. President Porfirio Lobo Sosa reported yesterday, that they have found groups being trained in the use of arms there, and caches of weapons which could be responsible for […]

Honduran Fruit Business Picking Up

A delegation of 30 Dutch businessmen plan to arrive in Honduras the first week of September to establish business ties with Honduran domestic producers. The Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Juan Carlos Ordóñez, met with the consul of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Florentius Kluck, wherein they finalized details of the visit. The horticultural production in […]

Honduras Expects Big Harvest

Honduras is expecting a bigger sugar harvest this season as farmers increase planted areas spurred by strong prices, the country’s producers group said on Thursday. The small Central American country will produce 431,000 tonnes of sugar in the upcoming harvest, which begins in November, 6.4 percent more than in the current cycle which is coming […]

Dole Proposes New Settlements

After fighting lawsuits for decades over its use of a dangerous pesticide in the 1970’s, Dole Food Co. is attempting a breakthrough move to settle outstanding claims by its former workers. Lawyers for the Westlake Village, Los Angeles produce giant have filed a request in Los Angeles Superior Court asking that nearly 1,500 Honduran farm […]