San Pedro Sula

What is San Pedro Sula known for?


news crime

honduras-murder-capital title Inside San Pedro Sula, the 'murder capital' of the world publisher CNN date 28 March 2013 accessdate 30 April 2013


fast food

. Mercado Guamilito Vendors sell crafts, pottery, souvenirs, flowers and local Honduran food. Theaters *The Francisco Saybe Theatre *Centro Cultural Sampedrano *Torre Universitaria Jorge Emilio Jaar Avenida Circunvalación Avenida Circunvalación is a popular zone to visit at night. There are many restaurants and it is home to events like the Feria Juniana that is celebrated in June. This part of the city also contains hotels, malls, banks, auto dealers and fast-food chains. References

Fratelli, Bel Paese and Dai Santi. All popular American fast food chains are available in the city, however, try Pollo Campero, a Guatemalan fried chicken chain and Pollos el Hondureño, autentic Honduran fast food chain. The Skandia cafe at the Grand Hotel Sula is open 24 hours with a good selection. Most selections are good but the rotisary chicken is great. Skip the scrambled eggs or omlets. For a wide selection, go to City Mall food court with lots of choices, both US fast food and Honduran versions. Another great option only found in San Pedro Sula is Power Chicken, the most popular location right in front of the City Mall. Here you can try familiar food with a Honduran twist. Very good and very cheap *'''Don Udos'''. Don Udos is located on Boulevard Morazon a few blocks up from the Circunvalacion. A favorite amongst foreigners it has a good variety of international dishes and a good variety of wine. Meal prices: US$8 to US$15 *'''Arnie's Diner and Grill''', is located on 7 st, 19 Ave SO in Barrio Rio de Pierdas. The Restaurant has an international menu, friendly staff and good service and is one of the best value for money restaurants in San Pedro Sula. Meal Prices: US$6 to US$12. Web Page: Marianos''', Chef Marianos is located in Zona Viva and offers a range of Honduran and Garifuna dishes, seafood dishes being a specialty. Meal Prices: US$6 to US$12 *'''Las Carnitas''', Las Carnitas is located in Zona Viva and is a local favorite, for its open-air atmosphere, occasional live music and Honduran style beef and chicken dishes. Meal Prices: US$5 to US$10 *'''Pamplona''', Pamplona is located in Central Park and is a local icon. The place gets very busy during lunch times and breakfasts. It offers a range of national and international dishes at very good prices, such as chicken soup for only $1.50. The restaurant is AC and offers a nice place to escape with a cool drink and coffee from the downtown heat. Meal Prices: US$1.50 to US$6 '''The Antojitos Mexicanos''', Antojitos Mexicanos has 2 popular locations, one downtown in Central Park the other on the Circunvalacion near Zona Viva. Antojitos is one of the cheapest places to eat in the city, with Mexican style tacos, enchiladas, tortas and so on. The Circunvalacion branch has its own groups of Mariachis who strum and blow their stuff in the evenings for the patrons, nice place to eat cheap, drink a beer or two and to soak up some local atmosphere. Meal Prices: US$2 to US$5 San Pedro Sula is home to a lot of additional eating options, which have a wide range of prices from budget to upper class. There is far to many to list here the above places are just some recommended places to start. Other notable Restaurants are Ruby Tuesdays, TGI Fridays and Applebee's. Also if you missing Pizza Hut, McDonalds, Burger King, Subway, Church's Chicken, Popeye's, and so forth, San Pedro Sula has no shortages of fast food places. Or better still try some of the local fast food places such as Pollo Campero, Bicos, Power Chicken (great name) or 2 x 1 Pizza. Drink San Pedro Sula is home to a lot of bars. A fun night can be had in Zona Viva going from bar to bar. A local favorite and fun place to hang out is La Cava in Barrio Los Andes 2 and 3 Calle, 16 Ave NO. Great Karaoke nights and occasional live music on the weekends packs the people in. Jerry the owner mixes a range or cocktails. Watch out for the Barcardi 121 or ask if he has some Guaro for a fire packed drink. There is a good selection of music and the patrons are always happy to have a chat. Karaoke Club in Zona Viva is a popular place with the locals and even if you are not a Karaoke fan it can be a good place to catch some quality music. The quality of the singers is at times surprising and at other times not so surprising. Big Daddies, Caribbean and Gators Sports Bar are also all popular spots in Zona Viva. Bars do come and go regularly in San Pedro Sula, so just look for a place with some people and some music. TGI Fridays, Applebee's, Ruby Tuesdays and Fogancito's are all popular places to eat and drink on the weekends. All places are well located near the Circunvalcion. For a bit more local color and atmosphere, consider visiting a local disco. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights are the most popular. But most discos are open every night except Monday. Check the local papers for promotion nights such as ladies night, live music, beer promotions or open bar (cover charge, then all you care to drink). The pick of the discos is Kawamas Bay, which is located on the Circunvalcion. The disco plays a lot of Latin music and has a friendly staff. It can get very busy on the weekends usually around 11.00 PM. The disco stays open to 5 AM or 6 PM and it is a place to dance. You will find more people on the dance floor than at the bar or tables and chairs for most of the night. So put on your dancing shoes and be ready for some Salsa, Merengue and Punta. No need to worry, since you will still get a bit of house, rock and techno music. Cover charges vary from $2.50 to $6, depending on the night. Millenium Disco is located in the Social Club Arabe at the end of Barrio Rio Pierdas the disco is the classiest place in town. Friday and Saturday nights are busy and cover charges vary from $3.50 to $6. The Sampedrano Cultural Center holds regularly events such as concerts, performances and art shows. Call (504) 553-3911 or 553-3768 for event schedules. For safety reasons, be sure to take a taxi when traveling even just a few blocks after dark. Walking around Zona Viva is OK but only within a block or two radius of the area. Otherwise just get a taxi, most fares cost $2 to $3, but prices do go up the later the night gets. * Wikipedia:San Pedro Sula Dmoz:Regional Central_America Honduras Localities San_Pedro_Sula Commons:Category:San Pedro Sula


opening business

selling minutes after opening business. Owing to uncertainties over the proposed economic policies of the impending Sonia Gandhi government, Bombay Stock Exchange loses 800 points in the first 23 minutes, or almost 15%, in the biggest ever intra-day slippage in its history. Regulators freeze the trading twice, in an attempt to shelve the damage. Markets recover some ground after public assurances by the Indian National Congress party that the fears are unfounded. (BBC) *Over 100 inmates – mostly ''Mara Salvatrucha'' gang members – perish in a pre-dawn prison fire in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. (BBC) Santa Rosa de Copán, Honduras, is the largest and most important city in western Honduras with a population of 42,803. Santa Rosa is the governmental hub of the department of Copán. The city is connected through the International Highway of the West (CA-4) with San Pedro Sula to the North and with the borders of El Salvador at El Poy and Guatemala at Agua Caliente to the west. Santa Rosa has a subtropical climate with temperatures ranging from Wikipedia:San Pedro Sula Dmoz:Regional Central_America Honduras Localities San_Pedro_Sula Commons:Category:San Pedro Sula


violent+place

articles 2014 12 31 h here-s-what-it-s-like-in-the-most-dangerous-city-in-the-world title San Pedro Sula, Honduras is the world’s most violent place newspaper Business Insider date 31 December 2014 accessdate 31 December 2014 This surpassed Ciudad Juarez, Mexico's rate of 148 killings per 100,000; Ciudad Juarez had previously topped the list for three consecutive years.

: www.washingtonpost.com blogs blogpost post san-pedro-sula-honduras-is-the-worlds-most-violent-place 2012 01 13 gIQA9BGpvP_blog.html title San Pedro Sula, Honduras is the world’s most violent place newspaper The Washington Post date 13 January 2012 accessdate 30 April 2013 Both cities are major operational and strategic distribution points in the illegal drug trade, particularly to the United States (War on Drugs), and have significant gang activity. Wikipedia:San Pedro Sula Dmoz:Regional Central_America Honduras Localities San_Pedro_Sula Commons:Category:San Pedro Sula


international appearances

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quality music

for a fire packed drink. There is a good selection of music and the patrons are always happy to have a chat. Karaoke Club in Zona Viva is a popular place with the locals and even if you are not a Karaoke fan it can be a good place to catch some quality music. The quality of the singers is at times surprising and at other times not so surprising. Big Daddies, Caribbean and Gators Sports Bar are also all popular spots in Zona Viva. Bars do come and go regularly in San Pedro Sula, so just look


contemporary work

for its wealth of Spanish Colonial architecture. The central square has a cathedral with the oldest clock in the Americas. * 2004—Zhongbai Commercial Plaza fire, Jilin, northeastern China, killed 53 on February 16 * 2004—San Pedro Sula prison fire, Honduras, killed 103 on May 17 * 2004—Momart warehouse fire (Momart#The 2004 warehouse fire), numerous significant contemporary work of arts destroyed by fire, 24 May 2004, Leyton, East London


quot+manufacturing

the effects of Hurricane Mitch (effects of Hurricane Mitch in Honduras), Honduras is one of the poorest countries in Latin America; around San Pedro Sula, banana production (Banana production in Honduras) has not fully recovered, and "manufacturing has all but dried up."


popular professional

soccer stadiums. The Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano is located in the Villa Olímpica and is the largest in the country with a capacity of 42,000. The Estadio Francisco Morazán is located in the center of the city and holds 23,000 people. The stadiums are home to San Pedro Sula's most popular professional soccer teams Marathón (C.D. Marathón) and Real CD España. Because of the stadiums, training facilities, and an almost religious supporting fan base, San Pedro Sula has become the home


music cover

. No need to worry, since you will still get a bit of house, rock and techno music. Cover charges vary from $2.50 to $6, depending on the night. Millenium Disco is located in the Social Club Arabe at the end of Barrio Rio Pierdas the disco is the classiest place in town. Friday and Saturday nights are busy and cover charges vary from $3.50 to $6. The Sampedrano Cultural Center holds regularly events such as concerts, performances and art shows. Call (504) 553-3911 or 553-3768 for event schedules

San Pedro Sula

'''San Pedro Sula''' ( south of Puerto Cortés on the Caribbean Sea. With an estimated population of one million in the main municipality, and 1,445,598 in its metro area (2010), it is the second largest city, after the capital Tegucigalpa. It is the capital of the Cortés Department.

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