Smoke Jaguar Festival a Huge Success

The first International Humo Jaguar Festival was held from February 13th through the 17th, 2011 in Honduras. It included a series of cultural and gastronomic activities in the cities of Tegucigalpa and Danlí, as well as tours to Santa Rosa de Copán and the Copán Ruins.

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.

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