Latest Hondurans Stories

2006-06-23 20:45:48

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (Reuters) - The United States will renew travel visa applications for Hondurans on Monday after suspending them over what it called lax documentation rules in the Central American nation, the U.S. Embassy said on Friday. The embassy in Honduras ceased issuing the visas last week, saying third-country nationals had been able to obtain local passports in Honduras used for travel to the United States. U.S. officials said they were concerned about the ease with...

2006-06-17 16:46:40

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - The United States has stopped issuing travel visas to Hondurans indefinitely, saying lax rules in the Central American nation let third-country nationals obtain local passports used for travel to America. The U.S. Embassy in Honduras said on Saturday it had ordered the issue of all new visas to Hondurans suspended. This week, local authorities arrested two Cameroon citizens trying to obtain Honduran passports using fake identity documents. "The controls are...

2006-01-26 08:15:00

By Eduardo Garcia SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras -- Before going to work for the Villatex clothing factory on the outskirts of San Pedro Sula, Jose Tico earned less than $3 a day as a shift worker on Honduran banana, black bean and coffee plantations. Today the 32-year-old father of two earns around $67 in a four-day work week sewing bra straps for brands like Lovable, Victoria's Secret and Vanity Fair in this brightly lighted, air-conditioned factory. "Working in a maquila is hard work, it's very...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.