Plane Shoot Down Law Goes in Effect in Honduras

After being published in “La Gaceta” today, the law that authorizes the shoot down of planes illegally flying into specially defined territories in Honduras, has gone into effect. The law is meant to deter drug carrying flights which have Honduras as a transshipment location, transferring drugs being flown in from South America, to ships and […]
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Electricity Generator Agrees With New Terms

Juan Orlando Hernandez stated that he would not negotiate contract renewals with electricity generators in Honduras that have abused their position and charged exorbitant amounts of money for electricity. These charges are even made if the power plant is running or not. The government threats have worked and Lufussa (Luz y Fuerza de San Lorenzo) […]
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Modern University Campus in Honduras

Universidad Tecnologica de Centroamerica, also known as UNITEC, inagurated their modern campus in the northern city of San Pedro Sula Honduras. The new campus is located within Altia Business Park, a premier first and only intelligent business complex in Honduras. The cost of the new complex is $25 million dollars and will be able to […]
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Polache Takes The Stage Again at Viña

Honduran signer and songwriter Paul Hughes, better known as Polache, took to the stage once again at Viña del Mar representing Honduras in the folk son category. He performed the song Hablo Español, which satirically portrays the colloquial way Hondurans speak. Polache obtained a score of 4.7 out of 7.0 points possible. Many Hondurans were […]
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Honduran Congress Says No to Restitution of Zelaya

On Tuesday December 2, 2009, Honduran Congress, in a historic session open to national and international news media, are voting one by one, giving their name and their vote regarding the restitution of ex honduran president Manuel “Mel” Zelaya. The mayority of congressmen are voting against the restitution of Mel Zelaya. Many have given their […]
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Porfirio “Pepe” Lobo Elected President of Honduras

The honduran elections held on the last sunday of November as specified in the electoral law, came and went in civic order. Hondurans visted their poll stations in droves and voted for their new public officials. Voter turnout is estimated at over 70%. When Manuel Zelaya was elected president, only 54% of registered voters participated. […]
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Shannon US Dept of State: Decision on Zelaya’s Reinstatement Must be Respected

Thomas A. Shannon Jr., Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, stated yesterday, that the agreement signed in Honduras by both parties representing Manuel Zelaya Rosales and Roberto Micheletti states that the decision made by Congress must be respected by both sides. Shannon reiterated that the United States and the International community […]
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Honduras’ 8 Point Accord, Zelaya in Hands of Congress

Honduras’ 8 Point Accord, Zelaya in Hands of Congress The accord ex president Zelaya’s and president Micheletti’s sides will sign tonight, contemplates Zelaya’s restitution will be considered by the Honduran Congress after consultation with the Honduran Supreme Court. The agreement is comprised of 8 points which are: 1. Creation of a unity and reconciliation government. […]
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Political Crisis in Honduras Comes to An End, Deal Reached

A deal was reached between the sides representing President Roberto Micheletti and ex President Manuel Zelaya Rosales. After 4 months of the presidential succession in Honduras, which has been denounced around the world as a military coup in which Manuel Zelaya was removed from office and later expelled to Costa Rica, a deal has been […]
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