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2014-05-21 08:26:25

New job opportunities, security, education and other improvements will benefit Colonia residents. NEW YORK, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- William Benson will bring the vision and charitable power of Billionaires Row to Joseph Clarke, Jr. and Colonia Brisas de Peru Foundation (501c3) Humanitarian Development Project. The massive undertaking is to build a world class luxury resort with full service casino, cruise ship destination and a private, gated luxury residential community for the...

2014-04-28 23:12:29

Holistic healer Malana Ashlie receives Honorable Mention in Body/Mind/Spirit category for her new book “The Threaded Gem Adventure,” using necklace beads as a metaphor for relationship connections. La Ceiba, Honduras (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Throughout history, beads have been a common link for humanity. Their material make-up—seeds, clay, metals, and stones—connect us to the earth, and their beauty and meaning help bridge many of our philosophies. Malana Ashlie took this connection...

2014-04-24 12:26:40

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those who know Honduras, one thing they understand very clearly is that it is a country of enviable beauty with a rich cultural and historical heritage, endowed with natural treasures unknown to many, unimaginable to most. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140424/77931 To have the best coral reefs in the whole Mesoamerican reef system, largest reef in the Americas and second largest in the world, to be the cradle of the...

2014-04-09 16:24:30

TORONTO, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - PEN Canada and the International Human Rights Program (IHRP) at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law will call on officials to tie human rights obligations to Canada's proposed free trade agreement with Honduras during a committee appearance in Ottawa tomorrow, April 10, 2014 at 11 a.m. The Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement was signed by the current government on Nov. 5, 2013, but must be debated and voted upon by Parliament before it becomes...

2014-03-27 16:22:56

TORONTO, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR) is pushing Honduran government officials to improve the investigation of journalists' murders, following writers' testimonials in Washington, D.C. on March 25, 2014. "In our America, to assassinate a journalist has the same consequences as to put on leather shoes or to sit in a chair: none," said award-winning Mexican novelist, Álvaro Enrigue, addressing representatives of the State of Honduras....

2014-03-27 12:21:08

ST. MICHAEL, Barbados, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the world's most popular and appealing travel destinations are in jeopardy, vulnerable to issues like climate change and unsustainable development. Several leading organizations have joined forces to address these challenges head-on by helping tourism destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America to safeguard their natural and cultural assets, while enhancing communities and securing a vibrant regional economy. The...

2014-03-24 20:23:20

TORONTO, March 24, 2014 /CNW/ - In February 2012, Honduran journalist Dina Meza received two text messages that threatened her with sexual violence and death. The messages were signed Commando Alvarez Martinez, a pseudonym that is often used in Honduras to threaten human rights activists and journalists with torture, rape and death. The obvious intent was to move her to stop her investigative reporting in Honduras. Ever since the 2009 coup, 32 journalists in the country have been...

2014-03-17 23:27:02

Ticket Down has rolled back prices for the soccer match between Honduras vs. Turnkey on May 29th at RFK Stadium. This well known secondary ticket site is offering the promo code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Ticket Down announces that the "Road to Brazil’ tournament will welcome Honduras vs. Turkey at RFK Stadium. The World Cup is not the only soccer event in the world this year as the “Road to Brazil” is being held across the United...

2014-03-17 23:04:25

Ticket Down announces that they have rolled back ticket prices for the big game between soccer powerhouses Israel and Honduras at the BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston. This well-known secondary ticket source is also offering the customer appreciation promo code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Ticket Down announces that on June 1, BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Texas will be host to an international soccer friendly matchup between Israel and Honduras....

2014-03-15 23:03:09

LlamaHonduras.com announces triple credit offer for top ups to Tigo Honduras. The promotion is available every Saturday and Sunday in March. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 LlamaHonduras.com announces a triple mobile recharge offer on all international top ups to Tigo mobiles in Honduras. The promotion is available every Saturday and Sunday in March. Customers from all around the world can now send triple credit when recharging Tigo mobiles in Honduras. The great advantage is that on...

Latest Honduras Reference Libraries

Honduran White Bat, Ectophylla alba
2012-08-10 11:10:50

The Honduran white bat (Ectophylla alba) is the sole member of its genus. It is native to western Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Costa Rica, and can be found living at altitudes of up to 2,296 feet. It can reach an average body length between 1.4 and 1.8 inches. This bat has white fur on its entire body, a trait for which it was named, except for it small ears and nose which are yellow in color. It will construct tents within the leaves of the Heliconia plant, by biting the veins that...

Red-throated Caracara, Ibycter americanus
2012-04-02 16:55:31

The Red-throated Caracara, (Ibycter americanus), is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family. It is the only member of its genus Ibycter. It is sometimes incorrectly placed in the Daptrius genus with the Black Caracara. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. The habitats of this social bird are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests...

Tawny-faced Quail, Rhynchortyx cinctus
2012-03-22 21:32:37

The Tawny-faced Quail (Rhynchortyx cinctus) is a species of bird in the Odontophoridae family. It is the only bird in its genus. It is found throughout Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Its habitat includes subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain forests. Image Caption: Artistic Depiction of Male Tawny-faced Quail. Credit: Wikipedia (public domain)

2009-04-07 13:52:49

The Three-wattled Bellbird (Procnias tricarunculata) is a species of bird native to Central America from western Honduras south to eastern Panama. They are found primarily in the Costa Rican highlands in the breeding season and migrate to lower elevations in the colder months. This bird is between 9.75 and 12 inches long. The body, tail, and wings of the male are mostly chestnut-brown. The head is white with a black eye ring, eye stripe, and bill. Its name comes from the three worm-like...

2008-02-06 15:18:07

The Caribbean Dove (Leptotila jamaicensis), is a species of bird in the Columbidae family, which include doves and pigeons. It is found in Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, and Turks and Caicos Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

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