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... which for the most part supports and represents the old power structures in the country. The Cardinal in Tegucigalpa, known as the "coup d'etat cardinal" for his support of the overthrow of the democratic government of Zelaya in 2009, basically came out in support of the ruling National party during the elections. Of course the old oligarchy is quite pleased with the Cardinal's support and are generous towards him. If anything he is the opposite of the ...
... common in Honduras, other than canned peas. I had trouble finding tumeric. In the end I had bought most of what I wanted but did miss some key ingredients such as rice and chicken. I did find frozen peas, but they were indivIdual servings. Shopping with 5 onlookers is not easy. The next morning Raquel, the older sister, took me to a central market in El Progreso and there we found everything we needed, and a few extras for the house. I tried to explain how I would set up the meal, and ...
... living in extreme poverty. Even more unfortunate, the proportion of women, rural-dwelling and indigenous persons among the poor is in considerably higher rates. The country faces a number of challenges including water quality, health care, lack of educational infrastructure and employment opportunities (unemployment of ~30%) and the emergence of violent youth gangs. Honduras has the ...
... grades dance to Waka Waka by Shakira. Not as many families attended as Cena Navidena, but it was still fun!
This weekend, we celebrated the end of the year with the Middle School's first annual Prom! Students from grades 7-9 were invited to attend Prom and bring 5 guests. The teachers chaparoned the event and monitored the school grounds! Luckily, everything went off without a hitch and all the kids behaved themselves. ...
... have a flashlight and they gave us some candles, the power came back in about an hour.
Feb 26, 2012
Another good breakfast and we took a tuk-tuk to the Macaw Mountain bird rehab area. It was early and we were probably the first ones in. They were taking the birds out of the cages and putting them in some trees and bushes. They are free to fly away but would you leave a free meal? We stopped and they asked if we wanted to hold any of the birds, they put ...
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