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Honduras President Meets With OAS Secretary General in Washington

 Above: Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernandez and OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernandez met Friday with Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza at the latter’s …

Honduras, US Talk Human Rights

 Above: Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernandez By the Caribbean Journal staff Honduras and the United States held the fourth round of their bilateral human rights workshop in Tegucigalpa on Thursday, according to the US Department of State. The meeting covered …

The Best Caribbean Diving Destinations

 Yes, the Caribbean has the best diving in the world. And while you can find a great place to dive almost anywhere in the region, some places have those extra-special qualities, the right combination of water, access and wildlife — not …

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 Above: Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina met by Honduran Vice President Maria Antonieta de Bogran (Photo: OPDR) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina departed the country for Honduras on Sunday to witness the installation of new …

 Above: the Bay islands By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is expanding its service from Miami to Roatan to three times per week, the company announced. Service between Miami and Roatan will be operated on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. …

 Above: Leonidas Rosa Bautista, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Honduras to the OAS and Alfonso Quiñónez, OAS Secretary for External Relations (OAS Photo/Maria Patricia Leiva) By the Caribbean Journal staff Honduras will be hosting the 21st Inter-American Congress of Ministers and …

 Above: Les Grenadiers By the Caribbean Journal staff Despite outshooting Honduras, Haiti lost its Gold Cup opener on Monday, 2-0. Haiti had 17 shots to just six by Honduras, along with 10 corner kicks to just one by Honduras, but …

 Let’s be honest — if you want to go diving, it’s the Caribbean or bust. Whether it’s the unmatched sea life, easy access to dive sites or the sheer brilliance of the waters of the Caribbean Sea, the region is …

 Above: Puerto Cortes By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $17.2 million loan to widen and improve the principal highway in Honduras, it announced. The loan will complement a $30 million loan approved by the …

 Above: Roatan By the Caribbean Journal staff The Las Verandas Hotel and Villas in Roatan, Honduras will open its doors Mar. 1, according to Pan Caribbean Capital Partners I, Ltd. The property will include two pools, 1,000 feet of private …

 Above: Mexico President Felipe Calderon and Belize PM Dean Barrow in Mexico City (Photo: Embassy of Belize) By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow continued his regional tour Friday, meeting with Mexican President Felipe Calderon to discuss …

 Above: Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow’s agenda for the next week includes official visits to Honduras and Mexico. Barrow departs Wednesday for an official visit to Honduras, at the invitation …

 Above: treatment at a medical clinic in Gonaives, Haiti (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff A new initiative by the Multilateral Investment Fund will promote business models aimed at offering accessible health services to low-income women in countries …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and Honduras Ambassador to Haiti Maria Eugenia Barrios Aleman. By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly accepted letters of credence Friday from the new ambassadors from Germany, the United States and Honduras. M …

 Above: Roatan on Honduras’ Caribbean coast By the Caribbean Journal staff Honduras Tourism Minister Nelly Jerez Karina Caballero met with Organization of American States Assistant Secretary General Albert Ramdin Wednesday to disuse the “growing importance” of the tourism sector for …

 Above: Honduras President Porfirio Lobo Sosa and Guatemala President Otto Perez Molina By the Caribbean Journal staff Guatemala President Otto Perez Molina and Honduras President Porfirio Lobo Sosa met in Guatemala City Wednesday for talks focused on regional security. The …

 Above: Agriculture Minister Roger Clarke listens to Oral Lewis, head of extension services for Jamaica’s Banana Board (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s banana sector, which has been under threat from detrimental trade rulings to the crippling Black …

 Above: Officials during the Honduras visit By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic recently sent a trade mission to Honduras to hold talks with local entrepreneurs and business industry associations, looking to expand trade between the two countries. The …