Stories about Honduras from September, 2007
Aaron Ortiz of Pensieve reflects on Honduras’ score in the current Transparency International's corruption perceptions index.
Aaron Ortiz of Pensieve writes about the closing of a Fruit of the Loom factory in Honduras and his thoughts about the possible immigration ramifications.
David Moran of El Catracho [ES] writes that after Hurricane Felix, that Hondurans “should not lower their arms during these times, I think that the season for countries in development to be at mercy of Hurricanes do not end here.”
A storm of blog entries has appeared as Hurricane Felix approaches the Nicaraguan shore. The most recent computer models show Felix hitting the north shore of Nicaragua, its eye moving inland across the mountainous north of Honduras. Several bloggers in Honduras are bracing for the storm offering suggestions on how to stay safe and assistance after the storm passes.
On learning that Hurricane Felix is now a Category 5 storm, Notes From the Margin writes: “Currently, things are not looking great for Honduras or Belize”, while Belize-y Livin’ says: “Felix will be the 2nd Category 5 hurricane to hit Belize in 2 weeks! Yikes! We already have 2,000 homeless...
Aaron Ortiz of Pensieve introduces us to some of the fine museums in Tegucigalpa.