· June, 2007

Stories about Honduras from June, 2007

Honduras: An Eye for an Eye

21 June 2007

Aaron Ortiz of Pensieve writes about the fate of convicted murders in an Honduran prison, who fell victim to the prison codes.

Honduras: Celebrating a Mighty Win

  13 June 2007

Boby's Blog [ES] is riding sky high after his country's national team defeating regional power, Mexico, in the Copa Oro football tournament. However, he knows that this tournament does not mean much in the long run, but “hopefully we play against them like that during the (World Cup) qualifiers.”

Honduras: The Meaning of the Word “Catracho”

  11 June 2007

Some might wonder why Hondurans are referred to as “Catrachos.” La Gringa did some investigating and found an interesting wikipedia article about Florencio Xatruch, who led Honduran troops against William Walker in the mid-1800s and, “When referring to the Honduran troops, the Nicaraguan people would say, “here come the xatruches,”...

Honduras: A Blogger Run-in With a Thief

10 June 2007

Aaron Ortiz of Pensieve had a recent brush with a mugger on the streets of Tegucigalpa, where fortunately his laptop was untouched because he surrendered some of his cash. “Humiliated I post…but I'd rather be a wimp with a laptop than a macho with a black eye and no computer,”...

Panama: Honduran Film Festival

  9 June 2007

Hoja de Bijao [ES] writes about a Honduran film festival sponsored by a local university and the Honduran embassy that will take place in Panama.

Honduras: Birding Blog

  5 June 2007

Daniel Germer loves to “pajarear”, or “birdwatching” in Honduras. His blog called Hondubirding [ES] is dedicated to this hobby and invites others to submit photos or inventories of spotted birds.