Hotel Gran Mediterraneo
Travel Blogs from San Pedro Sula
... of training of young leadership occur?
Yesterday part of the discussion was about the "reality" of Honduras:
Mining companies threatening local communities
Police forces wearing face coverings so they cannot be identified
Indigenous populations being threatened yet again by groups who want their land and resources
Environmental laws and protection of water resources reduced to a minimum in favor of transnational ...
... influence of evangelical churches, which tend to promote a more individualist attitude towards life and non-involvement in social affairs. Politically the pastors of many of these small independent churches would tend towards the ruling government, as much of their ideological support comes from American evangelical agencies. However, whether these churches can influence the voting choices of their members is not clear.
So - while the election really seems ...
... fees (10-15%) and the company is looking at other possible models to keep the school providing high quality education. We were very impressed!
After having fun singing with the kids, we toured the model homes.
The minimum wage in Honduras is $160/month, (~$200 if in factories). ...
... more sense of where she was when we speak to her on Skype.
Marisa and her colleagues had a wonderful dinner for us. This is typical for the teachers since they all pool their food budget and cook one large meal. We met many of the teachers that evening and were invited to spend an hour at the new school that BECA started working with this year. We agreed and made plans to join the teachers in the morning.
Our first night we stayed across the street ...
I am heading home for winter break in just 2 weeks! In the meantime I have been brainstorming a list of things we are always looking for at school and struggle to find here in Honduras. If you ...