In Honduras, there is a saying, which does indeed cause some humor amongst Hondurans – that is: “el Honduras de aqui y el Honduras de alla.” The Honduras over here and the Honduras over there. Now, why such a saying? It is owed mostly to the grand differences one notes between life, people and ambience […]
Yes, I know that we are near the end of the year and it’s too late for this post. On the other hand, the Covid-19 Pandemic has wreaked havoc on our holidays. For one, the most important national holiday in Honduras, Easter Week was spent in a total lockdown! The second most important holiday in […]
One of the recurring questions I get on this blog refers to Honduras Immigration Services. Many are tourists that want to stay over their 90-day original permit. Others are residents that need to renew their residency cards. The truth is that the system was reasonably efficient if you live in a city where there are immigration offices.
Yes, it’s been all over the news. There is another migrant caravan from Honduras. But what exactly does this mean? It means that a group of Honduran citizens have gotten together and decided to march together towards the north, to Mexico and the United States, in search of better opportunities.
Honduras is a set up as a Central Republic. Thus, it has departments instead of states. The biggest difference is perhaps that as departments, the population does not elect its governors. As a matter of fact, although governors in Honduras are named directly by the president, they do not have any real authority.