Salvadoran President Bukele assists Honduras.

Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele announced last Saturday (7/11/2020) that he would send a force of 200 rescuers, as well as machinery and food packages worth two million dollars in a heroic gesture to help those affected by the heavy rains in Guatemala and Honduras. “Our brothers in Guatemala and Honduras need help. That is whyContinue reading “Salvadoran President Bukele assists Honduras.”

Hurricane ETA strikes Honduras.

Since Sunday November 1st 2020, the heavy rains caused by the ominent hurricane ETA have begun to wreak havoc on the Caribbean coastline of this beautiful nation. Images and videos taken by both citizens and news crews are showing terrible flooding within the neighborhoods of Tela and La Ceiba as well as chaos on theContinue reading “Hurricane ETA strikes Honduras.”

The Honduras over here and the Honduras over there.

In Honduras, there is a saying, which does indeed cause some humor amongst Hondurans – that is: “el Honduras de aqui y el Honduras de alla.”  The Honduras over here and the Honduras over there.  Now, why such a saying? It is owed mostly to the grand differences one notes between life, people and ambienceContinue reading “The Honduras over here and the Honduras over there.”

Trujillo.

It was the infamous Christopher Columbus who landed in what is now present-day Trujillo on August 14th, 1502, during his fourth and final voyage to the Americas (https://lempiratimes.com/2020/03/31/the-spanish-conquest/). Columbus originally named the area “Punta de Caxinas”. It was also his first touch upon Central American soil. He and his followers noticed how the waters in thisContinue reading “Trujillo.”

Time to defend the Garifuna!

Three Garífuna land defenders were kidnapped in the northern coastal community of Triunfo de la Cruz, situated within the Bay of Tela. https://lempiratimes.com/2020/03/02/the-garifuna-communities-of-tela/ Snider Centeno, Milton Martínez and Suany Álvarez were all taken from their homes by heavily armed men in what local leaders say is the latest attack against the community by the governmentContinue reading “Time to defend the Garifuna!”

Ignorance, stupidity or cowardice?

I warn you in advance dear reader, that this is going to be a long post. There is an awful lot to say. This was the tweet posted by a one Doctor Hugo Fiallos, on July 16th 2020. He took the outrageous liberty of addressing Honduran youth, imploring the next generations of an entire nationContinue reading “Ignorance, stupidity or cowardice?”