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period of military rule. He was the Liberal Party (Liberal Party of Honduras) candidate in the 1954 presidential election (Honduran general election, 1954), the first free election for over two decades, winning a plurality over a divided National Party but short of a majority. The deadlock led to a coup by vice-President Julio Lozano Díaz. Following the military junta of the 1955, he was chosen by the country's constituent assembly (Constituent Assembly) to serve as president

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extensive river flooding across the country. The deepest average depth was 12.5 meters on the Ulúa River near Chinda, while the average widest length was 359 meters on the Río Lean near Arizona (Arizona, Atlántida). The rainfall also caused widespread mudslides across the mountainous country.

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of transportation, however, is best reserved for those that know the area and people well. Hitchhiking is used mainly by people who know one another, and it should only be used as a last resort if one is a visiting foreigner or tourist. If one must use this method of transportation, it is common courtesy to pay the driver for his time. Once again, however, this is not a recommended method of travel for anyone who does not know the country and culture extremely well. Talk Image:San Pedro Sula


to Spain as a member of a committee named by the Nicaraguan government whose task was to resolve a territorial dispute with Honduras. That year he published, in Madrid, the third of his most important poetry books, ''Cantos de vida y esperanza, los cisnes y otros poemas'', edited by Juan Ramón Jiménez. Some of his most memorable poems came to light in 1905, like "Salutación del optimista" and "A Roosevelt", in which he extols Hispanic traits in the face of the threat

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, and the Rio Grande and Suntulin Rivers. It was founded by Spanish and Belgian gold miners. San Marcos de Ocotepeque is a bustle of cultural activity ranging from plays to literary events. '''Sinuapa''' is a municipality in the Honduras

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has some 45 active local groups worldwide. Total membership of FIAN currently stands at 3600 members and has twelve country sections: in Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Germany, Ghana, Honduras, India (and there also in the states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal), Mexico, Norway, the Philippines, Sweden and Switzerland. The Co-Ordinations are: Bangladesh, Ecuador, France, Nepal

. In 1896 the government of Guatemala promoted a contest to select the lyrics of the national anthem - the National Anthem of Guatemala (Himno Nacional de Guatemala). The winning piece was entered anonymously by José Joaquín Palma. Not until 14 years later, in 1910, did he reveal that he was the author. Received a gold medal from the Guatemalan government for his literary and patriotic contributions. The two species of '''New World flying squirrels''', genus '''''Glaucomys

Markdorf School in Markdorf, Germany. Juniors can travel to the Caribbean during the summer between their junior and senior year to learn about the culture and history of select islands through the school's SOL program. Students also have the opportunity to experience eco-tourism first hand in Costa Rica. Students have visited nature reserves, Arenal Volcano, JACO, Poás Volcano National Park, Monteverde and Alex's all under the guidance of Carlos Vallerte

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Salvatrucha street gang. The notion of closer Spanish American cooperation and unity was first put forward by the Liberator Simón Bolívar who, at the 1826 Congress of Panama, proposed the creation a league of American republics, with a common military, a mutual defense pact, and a supranational parliamentary assembly. This meeting was attended by representatives of Gran Colombia (Great Colombia) (comprising the modern-day nations of Colombia, Ecuador

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reported story of a Honduran (Honduras) boy's perilous search for his mother who had migrated to the United States. - In 1921 attempted to kill Dagoberto Rivas, the son of a prominent conservative townsman who had made disparaging comments about Sandino's mother. Sandino then fled first to Honduras, then Guatemala and eventually Mexico, where he found work at a Standard Oil refinery near the port of Tampico. At that time the military phase of the Mexican Revolution

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, China, South Africa, and Pakistan. Digital Immigration Card Shows Mexico's Progressive Views on Immigration - NAM In 1508, the king of Spain, Ferdinand II "The Catholic" (Fernando el Católico), launched the conquest (conquest (military)) of Tierra Firme (the area roughly corresponding to the Isthmus

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'''Honduras''' ( The country is bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the southwest by El Salvador, to the southeast by Nicaragua, to the south by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and to the north by the Gulf of Honduras, a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea.

Honduras was home to several important Mesoamerican cultures, most notably the Maya (Maya civilization), prior to being conquered by Spain (Spanish colonization of the Americas) in the sixteenth century. The Spanish introduced Roman Catholicism and the now predominant Spanish language, along with numerous customs that have blended with the indigenous culture. The country became independent in 1821 and has since been a republic, although it has consistently endured much social strife and political instability, remaining one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere.

Honduras spans an area of about 112,492 km² and has a population exceeding 8 million. Its northern portions are part of the Western Caribbean Zone, as reflected in the area's demographics and culture. Honduras is known for its rich natural resources, including various minerals, coffee, tropical fruit, and sugar cane, as well as for its growing textiles industry, which serves the international market.

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