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Honduras, a country profile

Faye Henderson

Honduras, a country profile

by Faye Henderson

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • Honduras
    • Subjects:
    • Disaster relief -- Honduras -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • Honduras -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared for the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, Bureau for Private and Development Cooperation, Agency for International Development, Department of State by Evaluation Technologies, Inc., under contract AID/SOD/PDC-C-0283.
      ContributionsUnited States. Agency for International Development. Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance., Evaluation Technologies, Inc.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1503 .H46 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 86 p., [2] leaves of plates ;
      Number of Pages86
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3921664M
      LC Control Number81603025

      Preparación Propuesta Fortalecimiento de la resiliencia de las zonas costeras e insulares de Honduras: ,$ TCP/HON//C6: TCPF: Nuevas estrategias de revitalización de territorios rezagados en Honduras: ,$ TCP/HON/   More t Honduran girls age 18 and under gave birth in the country’s national hospitals in , according to Centro de Derechos de Mujeres, a women’s rights group, giving Honduras .

      Honduras Country Profile. In Countries by Continental Staff October 2, Leave a Comment. From the days of the Maya to modern times, Honduras has always adapted and dealt with adversity. Join us as we discover its sometimes-contentious history and vibrant culture.   Honduras possesses multiple strengths with the potential for a faster growth and higher shared prosperity, with its strategic location, a growing industrial base, ongoing efforts to diversify its exports, and a young and growing population. However, the country has been facing high levels of poverty and inequality. A percent of people live.

        Honduras country profile Military rule, corruption, a huge wealth gap, crime and natural disasters have rendered Honduras one of the least developed and least secure countries in Central America. Until the mids Honduras was dominated by the military, which enthusiastically supported US efforts to stem revolutionary movements in the region.   Republic of Honduras República de Honduras: Country Profile: Flag of HondurasBackground: Part of Spain’s vast empire in the New World, Honduras became an independent nation in After two and one-half decades of military rule, a freely elected civilian government came to power in


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Honduras, the second poorest country in Central America, suffers from extraordinarily unequal distribution of income, as well as high underemployment. While historically dependent on the export of bananas and coffee, Honduras has diversified its export base to include apparel and automobile wire harnessing.

Honduras, officially Republic of Honduras, Spanish República de Honduras, country of Central America situated between Guatemala and El Salvador to the west and Nicaragua to the south and east. The Caribbean Sea washes its northern coast, the Pacific Ocean its narrow coast to the south. Infoplease has everything you need to know about Honduras.

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indigenous peoples in Honduras whose land was encroached upon and seized by foreign investors. Alfredo López Álvarez was a member of a Honduran Garifuna community. He was arrested for drug possession and illegal trafficking on Ap and was acquitted of the charges in January Microsoft Word - Honduras Country Profile, Honduras is a low middle-income country that faces major challenges, with more than 66 percent of the population living in poverty inaccording to official data.

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