Quantcast

Latest Tegucigalpa Stories

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...

2010-11-10 15:21:00

ROWAYTON, Conn., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tegu - the company that is breathing new life into the toy industry with its gravity-defying wooden blocks and socially responsible business practices - is at it again, integrating the Internet and "social play" directly into block play itself. In partnership with digital innovation company POKE, Tegu is launching Tegu Live, a product innovation and next-generation play experience built upon the company's core design priority of open-ended...

2008-07-23 03:00:43

Delta Air Lines has announced that it will launch its first-ever non-stop daily flights between Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and the Toncontin Airport in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, starting December 18, 2008. The new flights will be operated using new Boeing 737-700 aircraft, which will be delivered to Delta in 2008. Delta is offering customers with a one-way introductory fare of $329 for travel between January 5, 2009, and March 31, 2009. Round-trip ticket purchase is...

2008-07-22 15:00:00

ATLANTA, July 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) will launch the first-ever nonstop daily flights between Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and Toncontin Airport in Honduras' capital city of Tegucigalpa, starting Dec. 18, 2008.* The new flights will be operated using brand-new Boeing 737-700 aircraft being delivered to Delta this year that will allow the addition of service at unique airports such as Tegucigalpa with short runways, extreme temperatures...

2008-07-07 09:00:41

Honduran international airport reopens after air crash in May MEXICO CITY, July 6 (Xinhua) -- Toncontin international airport in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa reopened Saturday, six weeks after a deadly air crash killing five people, according to news reaching here. The airport was closed to all but domestic flights after a Salvadoran airplane carrying 124 passengers skidded off the runway and careered onto a street killing five people and injuring 65 others in bad weather on May...

2008-06-30 09:03:01

Herrmann Scholbe law firm filed suit in U.S. Federal Court in Los Angeles, CA against TACA International Airlines for personal injuries of four passengers arising out of the May 30, 2008 air crash of TACA's flight TA 390 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The complaint alleges that the crash occurred as TACA's pilot attempted to land on the last half of the exceptionally short and wet runway at Toncontin airport after emerging out of low cloud cover for the second time. His first attempt was aborted...

2006-04-18 19:16:17

By Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (Reuters) - The presidents of Honduras and El Salvador stood on their border and shook hands on Tuesday, formally burying a boundary squabble that dates back to a short but bloody 1969 conflict dubbed "The Soccer War." Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Tony Saca of El Salvador met at the tiny border town of El Poy to ratify their 233 mile border, which had been in dispute since the 1969 "Soccer War" killed some 5,000 people in brief...

2006-04-17 23:48:37

By Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (Reuters) - Central American neighbors Honduras and El Salvador will on Tuesday formally bury a border squabble that dates back to a short but bloody 1969 conflict known as the Soccer War. Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Tony Saca of El Salvador will meet at the frontier town of El Poy to agree the boundary marking their 233 mile border. "This is an historic event. By concluding the boundary, we can focus together on solutions to...

2006-03-02 21:18:25

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (Reuters) - Almost 2,000 children and youths, many of them members of violent street gangs, were killed in Honduras in the last four years, a child advocacy group said on Thursday. The number of youth slayings was almost double that recorded in the preceding four years in the poverty-stricken Central American nation, and many bodies showed signs of torture, Casa Alianza said in a report. The group said the bodies of 1,976 youths under the age of 23 were found...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
Related