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... school day runs from 7:30-2:30, with tutoring hours until 4. Class sizes are usually 20-30 students, while in the government funded schools there will be upwards of 60 children to a class. Students are in school for 200+ days a year, to truly maximize their time in the classroom. It is a fact that for every year of school a child completes, their potential career income increases by 15%. No one can argue the fact that education is truly the key to ...
On a different track:
The other day we went to the house of one of Melo's sisters, who lives in an area that has armed guards at the entrance to the area that check vehicles and drivers. Still it is not safe and as we went by one corner only a block away from his sister's home, Melo pointed to one empty corner lot and said that there the husband of one of his nieces has been killed a few years ago. I asked if it was a robbery and Melo said "no - ...
I have spent the past couple of days at the home of Doņa Lita, as Melo had to attend a meeting in Guatemala City. So these have been two very relaxing days which will change tomorrow as Melo volunteered me to cook a birthday dinner for his mother and about 40 guests. The occasion is Doņa Lita´s 93 birthday. Doņa Lita is now blind and walks with great difficulty and pain, she had a wheel chair but it was left out one evening and in the morning it was discovered ...
... adverts. I shut it off but strangely enough it came back on a few times trying to coax me into purchasing a program. It makes Air Canada look super generous!!!
The sky over the Caribbean was cloudy most of the way. Coming over Honduras there were low clouds, but good views of the lush green mountainsides, small mountains like what you would see on the ...
... whenever we can, however, we've discovered not a lot places have them in Central America.
Tues 17th Apr.
Up at 7.15am for an early breakfast and down to the bus terminal to catch a bus to Tegucigalpa the capitol of Honduras. Even at 9am it was swelteringly hot sat in the back of the hotel van. We managed to catch a 9.30am bus that left at 9.45am and really enjoyed the cooler air as we climbed out of the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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