Banks Closed Over Holiday, But Offer Special Windows

Executive Director the Honduran Association of Banking Institutions (Ahiba), María Lidia Soriano, confirmed that on Saturday, December 31st, national banks will respond to the public needs by operating special windows at shopping mall branches and supermarkets. January 1st falls on a Sunday, therefore at the banks in Honduras, the doors will remain closed. On January […]

HIV and AIDS in Honduras

Statistics from the Honduran Public Health Ministry provided to the UN Population Fund show that 29,597 Hondurans developed full-blown AIDS this year. The United Nations Population Fund (UNPF) confirmed that 1,200-1,300 Hondurans are infected with the Human Immune Deficiency Virus (HIV) every year. UNPF Representative, Kenneth Rodriguez, said people have to be very careful, because […]

Aurelio Martinez to Play Carnegie Hall

Aurelio Martinez, the singer, composer, and guitarist from Honduras will be playing Carnegie Hall this Saturday, October 15th, 2011. Mr. Martinez is one of the leading Garifuna musicians of his generation, known for both his preservation and modernization of this musical tradition. Following in the footsteps of the older legendary paranderos, he has become the […]