Honduras

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From beatings and silence to a dignified life

From beatings and silence to a dignified life

Aug 08, 2014

8 August 2014 - Poor, oppressed and illiterate. Silent, hesitant and timid – especially when their husbands were around. That is what life was like for most of the women in the small Lenca Indian village Río Grande. But a women’s project, supported by DCA, helped change their living conditions. We tell their story for world Indigenous People’s Day, August 8

Central America: Agatha's destruction

Central America: Agatha's destruction

Jun 07, 2010

ACT Alliance emergency workers in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador are struggling to get aid to communities cut off by Tropical Storm Agatha

Honduras: ACT work stalled because of Coup

Honduras: ACT work stalled because of Coup

Jul 08, 2009

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About Honduras
  • Population: 7.5 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital: Tegucigalpa
  • Area: 112,492 sq km (43,433 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Spanish, indigenous languages, English
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 70 years (men), 75 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 lempira = 100 centavos
  • Main exports: Coffee, bananas, shellfish, meat, timber, gold and other minerals
  • GNI per capita: US$1,800 (World Bank, 2008)