Real InterContinental San Pedro Sula At Multiplaza Mall
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... of difficult to see the progress, because it was a lot of foundation work, mostly at the top of the walls. But figure, 6 hours a day of hardcore manual labor, we definitely did a lot!
Back in Villa we were off to play even more soccer (can there really ever be too much?). It was about 6 gringas versus 2 Honduran boys. Little ones. And we definitely held our own! I scored! And the best part about one of my goals was that I was playing goalie! No, I did ...
Well, woke up very early (4am) to depart my hotel to get to the airport for my 7am flight. We were stopped by the police (at a police stop) at which point we thought we would have to pay a bribe or so for no reason as this happens often here (so we've heard). However, they just checked the car papers and off we were permitted to go. Whew. Said goodbye to the family and to Honduras. Back on my American Airlines flight to the ...
... foreign companies have license to exploit the land and the people, and are able to eliminate with impunity those who get in their way - be they labour leaders, environmental activists or just simply small peasant groups who are in the way of "development and profit". Other than the recent fraudulent elections, which barely got any foreign press, Honduras is just the second poorest country in the Americas (only Haiti being worse), a typical if not the original ...
... parties contesting this election, of them one of the new parties has a good chance to win - the Libre party whose presidential candidate is Xiomara Castro, the wife of the deposed president Mel Zelaya whose family are wealthy landowners in Olancho. There is a general acceptance that fraud is inevitable. At the same time it is questionable if the electoral commission and the courts, both subservient to the ruling National party, and the army will allow Xiomara to be president if ...
... the Pacific Ocean (south) and the Caribbean Sea (north). Although it offers absolutely beautiful countryside and beaches, Honduras has been challenged with hurricanes and floods and by numerous (some 300 since independence) political uprisings/rebellions/coup d’états (as recent as 2009). Honduras has a population of about 8 million with 2/3 living below the poverty line and more ...
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