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2012-03-27 01:04:55

Chronically ill patients in Central America struggle to pay for health care because they receive less money from relatives abroad who have been “downsized.” The national recession didn´t just hit people living in the U.S. — it´s made it more difficult for people to pay for medical bills in poor countries like Honduras, according to a new University of Michigan study. As employment opportunities have dried up for Latino immigrants in the U.S., so has their...

2012-03-05 15:37:00

NEW YORK, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mustang Alliances Inc. (OTCBB: MSTG) ("Mustang") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Bonanza Concession totaling 1,000 hectares in the Choluteca district of Honduras. The acquisition brings under Mustang's control a total of 5,400 hectares, or 54 square kilometers in the Southern Honduras area of the Nicaraguan Trough of the Central America Gold Belt. The Bonanza Concession lies between Mustang's Corpus...

2012-03-02 15:07:00

NEW YORK, March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mustang Alliances Inc. (OTCBB: MSTG) ("Mustang") is pleased to announce the details of the current exploration program being conducted on its concessions in Honduras. Since acquiring the concessions, the company has conducted mapping and sampling, collecting over 100 surface and near-surface samples, and compiling historical dilling data which includes over 1,800 meters of drilling to depths ranging up to 125 meters. During 2011, Mustang also...

2012-02-24 03:00:00

LONDON, Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 22, Globeleq Generation Limited (Globeleq), the emerging markets power company, celebrated the inauguration of Honduras' first wind farm and the largest in the Central American region. The 102 MW Cerro de Hula (CdH) facility started commercial operation in December 2011. The project was implemented by Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy (GME) which is 70% owned by Globeleq and 30% owned by Mesoamerica Power, a group of Central American...

2012-02-08 15:37:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mustang Alliances Inc (OTCBB: MSTG) ("Mustang") is pleased to provide a status update on the Honduran mining law. The Committees of the National Congress of Honduras have finished writing a report on the new Mining Law and have submitted a draft of the Mining Law to the Congress for approval. During the process of preparing the document, the committee that worked on it met with environmental groups, the mining sector and the authorities of...

2012-01-30 14:33:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mustang Alliances Inc (the "Corporation") (OTCBB:MSTG) is pleased to announce that its 2011 exploration program has been completed on the Potosi property located in Honduras. It was reconnaissance in nature and was focused on identifying recorded mineral showings, assessing areas of historical exploration and small scale surface and underground development. The Potosi concession is centered over the historic San Antonio and Tajo low...

2011-12-27 19:00:00

First and Only Umbilical Cord Blood Processing and Cryogenic Storage Laboratory in Miami Aims to Increase Stem Cell Awareness by Expanding into other Latin American Countries. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 GeneCell International, an international leader in the processing and preservation of umbilical cord blood stem cells, announced today the expansion of its services into four additional Latin American markets. The company, with its corporate headquarters located in Miami,...

2011-12-05 20:34:00

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Caribbean Media Exchange's World Leadership Award 2011 was presented to the nonprofit Counterpart International for its role in promoting sustainable tourism among coastal communities in the region. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110818/DC54764LOGO</font> ) Counterpart was recognized for its work with communities in the Dominican Republic and Honduras...

2011-11-02 08:45:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Minerco Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: MINE), a progressive developer, producer and provider of clean, renewable energy solutions in Latin America, announced today the company has received the Environmental Permit from the Honduran Government for its Chiligatoro Hydro-Electric Project. The Chiligatoro Project's Environmental Permit and License is the final approval required by the Secretaria de Recursos Naturales y Ambiente ("SERNA"), Honduras's Natural...


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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