The concept sounds like a pipe dream of a free-market enthusiast. The USA economist Paul Romer has dreamed up the idea of producing cities along the lines of Hong Kong and Singapore, which have created poles of dynamic investment that have spilled over into their once impoverished hinterlands. Even before the real problems began, there was already opposition to the plan.
In preparation, soldiers are screened for physical fitness and given any inoculations or medical treatments necessary. They also participate in classes to educate them about the history and culture of Honduras, including skills such as driving in areas which may not follow familiar rules of the road. National Guardsmen from the 1140th Engineer battalion have […]
Environmentalists and Ceibeños are seeking to save what they consider a “sacred heritage” of the city of La Ceiba; the longstanding trees and vegetation in Central Park. A group of at least 22 Ceibeños came to the park to ensure that the design for a new square respects the existing greenery of the park. An […]
President Porfirio Lobo has swore in Nasry “Tito” Asfura as Chief Minister of the Honduran Social Investment Fund (FHIS). Asfura was an alderman of Tegucigalpa from 2006 through 2010. The politician was under scrutiny because he served as city councilman while he continued to provide the city with services for solid waste collection and water […]
President Roberto Micheletti will be moving out of the presidential palace today to ease the transition for Pepe Lobo and his family. Micheletti said today that he will keep a low profile until President-elect Porfirio Lobo takes office next week, and has put his cabinet in charge of the majority of tasks at hand. Micheletti […]