The festival was named “Humo Jaguar” in honor of the 20th ruler of Copan, who reigned over the city for 67 years. He became king at 13 and died at age 80. During his reign Copan experienced a golden age of cultural and economic prosperity.
Atendees learned that it takes between two and three years to produce a fine Honduran cigar. The Honduran tobacco industry generates some 100,000 jobs, and tobacco is the fourth largest export product in Honduras…continue Honduras News article here.