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2012-10-19 11:23:50

VERNON HILLS, Ill., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Filling an empowerment gap, Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corp. has partnered with a humanitarian team of top ENT doctors to donate endoscopic equipment to Hospital Escuela in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa. The doctors will leave not only their training behind but also state-of-the-art technology in a country where access to ENT healthcare is sorely lacking. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120426/CG95191LOGO)...

2012-08-27 06:20:32

MIAMI, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines announces it will offer nonstop service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Juan Manuel Galvez International Airport (RTB) in Roatan, Honduras beginning Nov. 17. The new service will operate every Saturday using a Boeing 737 aircraft with 16 seats in Business Class and 144 seats in the Main Cabin. "This new service to Roatan highlights our commitment to provide our customers the premier network in Latin America," said Art...

2012-07-27 02:28:23

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Camacho, the world's boldest cigar and a core brand in the Oettinger Davidoff Group portfolio, is pleased to announce a new partnership with legendary hall of fame football player and coach, Mike Ditka. Under this new partnership, the "Coach" and Camacho will develop a series of new cigar lines carrying the Ditka name, which will be made at Tabacos Rancho Jamastran in Honduras. Ditka will also serve as a brand ambassador at select nationwide...

Airborne LiDAR Used To Unveil Honduran Archaeological Ruins
2012-06-07 03:57:31

A field team from the University of Houston and the National Science Foundation (NSF) National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) has mapped a remote region of Honduras that may contain the legendary lost city of Ciudad Blanca. The results, recently announced by Honduras President Porfirio Lobo, mark the successful completion of the first light detection and ranging (LiDAR) survey of that country's Mosquitia region, one of the world´s least-explored virgin rainforests. An...

2012-05-10 02:27:44

CHLI's Prestigious Annual Awards Represent Contributions to the Hispanic Community WASHINGTON, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amidst a packed room of U.S. and international leaders from the community, business, and political sphere, the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) honored three important leaders at its 8th Annual CHLI Gala and Leadership Awards dinner this past Monday, May 7, 2012, in Washington D.C. The President of Honduras, His Excellency Porfirio...

2012-05-01 10:23:09

HOUSTON, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Minerco Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: MINE), a progressive developer, producer and provider of clean, renewable energy solutions in Latin America, releases operational update for its Chiligatoro Hydro-Electric Project in Honduras, Central America. The company is currently in negotiations to acquire an equity partner estimated between 25%-60% in its Chiligatoro Project which would save the company between $3.0 and $7.2 million in capital expenditures. The...

2012-04-24 06:21:36

HOUSTON, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Minerco Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: MINE), a progressive developer, producer and provider of clean, renewable energy solutions in Latin America, releases operational update for its Chiligatoro Hydro-Electric Project in Honduras, Central America. At this time, the Chiligatoro Project is, concurrently, applying for the Project's Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) from Empresa Nacional de Energia Electrical (ENEE) and soliciting bids for Final Design and...

2012-04-23 06:27:27

MURRIETA, Calif., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This week COPAN launched videos demonstrating proper sample collection technique for respiratory samples. The new videos were created for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and The Joint Commission to be used in a web based course on influenza diagnosis and treatment in ambulatory settings for healthcare providers. The educational videos show proper technique for collecting respiratory specimens for influenza using swabs, aspirates and...

2012-04-09 10:21:10

NEW YORK, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mustang Alliances Inc (OTC Bulletin Board: MSTG) ("Mustang") is pleased to announce that its Honduran affiliate has applied to the Honduran Ministry of Mines (DEFOMIN), for nine new Concessions totaling 9,000 hectares, in the Southern Honduras area of the Nicaraguan Trough Gold Belt. The new Concessions surround and lie adjacent to, Mustang's existing concessions thereby expanding our core concessions area. Mustang intends to submit...

2012-03-27 02:30:11

MEXICO CITY, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc., (NYSE: LVLT) today announced it has renewed an agreement, through its locally licensed affiliate in Mexico, with Grupo Elektra, a rapidly growing leader in the financial and specialty retail services market in Latin America. Under the agreement, Level 3 will provide services to help strengthen and improve the security, reliability and efficiency of Grupo Elektra's communications. (Logo:...


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)

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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...

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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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