Hotel Casa Aroma de Cafe
Travel Blogs from San Pedro Sula
... tents set up in the courtyard of Radio Progreso. Plastic picnic style chairs had been rented for the crowd expected to attend. Doņa Lita and family arrived, truly an extraordinary effort for her to come. As mass began so did the rain, a heavy downpour. The tents protected our heads but not our feet for the runoff rain had to go somewhere. Those wearing sandals soon found their feet immersed in water. The mass was broadcast and a bit longer than usual due ...
... most are secular and a few strong atheists. What binds them is the work - the investigations, research and communications at the service of the people to inform and educate. The radio station has probably less religious programming than other private stations (radio and TV) who use traditional religious programming to push their neo-conservative agenda. A few days ago I was surprised to see on TV an American Opus Dei bishop from Peru playing his guitar ...
On the other side is a church that is closer to the people - to working groups, to campesinos (farm workers), to the landless and those most affected by poverty and exploitation, such as the wormen who work in the sweatshops. Melo talks about the "victims" - those who suffer poverty, oppression, neglect, and hardship. It is callled the "corridor of death" - death that comes before its time in so many different forms.
There is also ...
... solid strategic partners for financial, in-kind and direct support.
On our way to the project, we looked at other lower income housing options. At the Bordo Rio Blanco area (photos), space is rented for $25-$50/month.
It looks much like a squatter community .There is no clean water supply ...
... was cool. Also got to play with the shell of a tarantula, apparently they leave husks if their body as the grow which is basically an empty tarantula, really cool! The owner also really wanted me to have q go shooting his gun (which everyone has here apparently) as I never had. He couldn't think of anywhere for me to do it though, I told him we were in SP and that I'm sure the street was fine! Didn't end up going to bed till nearly 2 and I have to be up at 4. Going to be tired ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool