Honduras Prison Fire in Comayagua Takes Lives

Honduras Prison Fire in Comayagua Takes Lives

Current death toll count: 350 A fire has swept through the Comayagua prison, killing those inside, many burned to death in their cells. The prosecutors’ office announced the death count at a radio news conference. The head of the national prison system, Danilo Orellana, said the fire broke out Tuesday night at the prison in […]

Jorge Claros Signs with Scotland

Rangers target Jorge Claros has joined Hibernian on a year-long deal from his Honduran club Motagua. The 26-year-old midfielder had impressed Ibrox manager Ally McCoist while on trial but no deal was done. The player told the Hibs website: “I am happy to be here. I have been treated very well since I arrived in […]

Costa Concordia Honduran Employees Returning Soon

The first of seventeen Hondurans shipwrecked almost one week ago off the coast of Giglio, Italy, has returned to Honduras. Rolando Argueta had been working aboard the cruise ship Costa Concordia, and was greeted last night with hugs and tears by his mother, Delia Melgar. Argueta expressed that the tragedy was, “like the film the […]

UNAH to Offer New Degrees

The Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (UNAH) has announced new opportunities for students in 2012: The offering of courses leading to a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, and Technician for Coffee Quality. The Council of Higher Education, at the end of 2011, outlined the Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology would be issued through […]