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.”
Honduras has been dealt a merciless blow by hurricane ETA. Scores have lost absolutely everything – their houses, possessions and even loved ones. An ex-volunteering colleague of mine captured the situation quite candidly. “These were people who had little to lose to begin with, and yet have lost it all.” Amanda Radisic, US, Doctor andContinue reading “Terrible times.”
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.”
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!”
This is the area of the website in which certain news stories are published. Lempira Times aims to provide a mostly ‘positive’ array of content yet big issues affecting the country will always be covered.
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