The main topic of discussion yesterday afternoon between members of the International Monetary Fund team and representatives of the Honduran government negotiating terms for a possible IMF credit package of up to $220 million was the financially-strapped National Electric Energy Company.
The Liberals have a lot of work to do to attract more supporters, particularly those who left the party in protest to the coup against President Manuel Zelaya in 2009 and went on to form Libre.
Land disputes between peasants and large landowners in Honduras go back decades. Agrarian reform has been perhaps the most contentious issue for any Honduran government to deal with since the 1950s and 1960s, and certainly the biggest challenge.
According to Domingo Orellana, who was one of the men who first discovered Mrs. Murillo's body, said, "About four months ago, Margarita had been named president of our group, and we have no idea who could have murdered her."
The 57,000 children who have recently amassed there are a tiny percentage of the hundreds of thousands who daily confront such extreme conditions that they've been driven to these extreme means in a desperate search for safety and sustenance.
It is widely believed in Honduras that President Juan Orlando Hernández will call for a public referendum within the next two years (probably before the primary elections in late-2016) to reform Article 374, which prohibits the reelection of a president.
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There's nothing of any substance anywhere for the PAC people in Congress. Now, it may all be as simple as no one is updating the website. Probably there's nothing under the sections for the representatives of the other parties either. So is it only an issue of incompetence with regard to website maintenance?
Ms. Rodas and Mr. Zelaya have realized their dream of demolishing the two-party system in Honduras, and they will soon see the day a Honduran president can run for re-election. Nice job. Alright, it's not exactly what they had in mind.
Manuel Zelaya's punishment has already been doled out. Okay, he didn't come out too badly scathed in the end, but the Nationalists sure came out far better than they could have ever dreamed.
Among adults and great leaders, a modicum of silence is among the strongest attributes, because it suggests that there is more than just talk to the individual. Boy do we Hondurans love to talk.
How do you fix a system that's so broken and corrupt that the citizens living under it go to lengths such as jumping aboard a freight train nicknamed "The Beast" with their children just to escape it?
The move by the Subcoordinator General of the Libre Party, Esdras Amado López, to form his own party -- Nueva Ruta (New Route) -- and run for Preside...
As a father, I can understand the desperation that would compel a parent to risk his child's life for the promise of a better future. Yet I am appalled and heartsick that 57,000 children have migrated to the U.S. with no parent or guardian.
There are some interesting rumblings within the Libre Party, not only because of Enrique Flores Lanza's admission last week regarding his involvement in the so-called "El Carretillazo" scandal, but because of the possible impact it has had on some of the party's leaders -- someone, oh... like Esdras Amado López.