Medical specialists working in hospitals in San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa stopped work this morning, demanding the payment of wage arrears. The Leonardo Martinez hospital in San Pedro Sula, and the psychiatric hospital Mario Mendoza in Tegucigalpa, began their day with an employee strike. Wilmer Perez, trade unionist, is angered that they, “have held our […]
Drivers of taxis and minibuses this morning overtook the access road to the Cerro Grande neighborhood, northeast of the capital of Honduras, causing chaos and backed up traffic in the area. Residents of Cerro Grande and Kassandra had to walk at least a mile to access transportation to take them to their workplaces. The carriers […]
The manager of the National Electricity Company (ENEE), Roberto Martínez Lozano, said that the increased price of energy in Honduras is not due to a “rate hike” but the application of a fuel adjustment, which is protected by law. The official reaction is in response to the work stoppage by union members as an act […]
The Secretary of Education, Alejandro Ventura, called for teachers and students to return school throughout the country. The Education Minister said that public schools and colleges must resume their educational activities in order to fulfill the commitment that teachers made to the government and parents weeks ago. “Tomorrow is a normal work week because it […]
Teachers continued their protest early this morning by blocking passage on the Armed Forces and Central boulevards of Tegucigalpa. Police have since evicted those protesters. Teachers are additionally upset because deductions for non-working days were applied to more than 2,600 educators working for the national public school system.