Paraiso Rainforest and Beach Hotel

Carretera CA-4, Aldea El Paraiso, Omoa, 504, Honduras | 4 star inn
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Travel Blogs from Omoa

Adios Honduras

A travel blog entry by sacolargo

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... led by two young men who if not professionals could be. After the mass some pastries and soft drinks were passed around to the guests by the radio staff. This gave me time to meet with and say goodbye to the marvelous team members of Radio Progreso and ERIC.

I noticed one of the young women getting into a radio truck with others and they quickly left. I was told that she had just received a phone call that her 3 year old niece, named Andrea ...

Canadian sweatshops subsidized by your taxes

A travel blog entry by sacolargo

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... and the workforce (primarily women) is easily exploited. Unions are not allowed, collective bargaining is not allowed and human rights are not a concern.

Workers produce T-shirts from about 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. four days a week, at jobs that are physically repetitive. Repetitive strain injuries are common, proper care is elusive and injured workers are easily discarded. Since workers have few rights, someone younger and healthier can usually be found. ...

Murder List

A travel blog entry by sacolargo

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... pages detailing two assassination lists of people who were in the opposition. Berta Caceres was no 1 on one of the lists.

Berta Caceres is a leader in COPINH, the Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras (the Civic Council of Community and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras), which organized after the 2009 coup against the Zelaya government. She has been arrested before on trumped up charges that were ...

The Story

A travel blog entry by sacolargo

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... and then "etc." - which means Honduras. There is nothing special about politics in Honduras. It has been corrupt from the beginning. The American embassey has pulled the strings for a century and the country has been ruled by a small oligarchy and a group of foreign companies traditionally connected to agriculture such as United Fruits. Today there are more international companies, running the sweat shops or maquilladoras, and heavily involved in the mining ...

La Inmaculada

A travel blog entry by sacolargo

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... 24 bullets into him" which means that it was a targeted killing as the fellow had some connections to the police.

In the news this morning it is reported that a radio journalist of Radio Globo, the radio station linked to the new Libre party, and the owner of a private TV station in Danli, in southern Honduras, had been assassinated. Juan Argeñal was shot twice in the face in his home sometime Sunday morning. Perhaps this is a signal to the opposition that ...

Location

This 4 star inn, located on Carretera CA-4, Aldea El Paraiso, Omoa, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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