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We Need Mirrors

I have thought a lot about this project’s purpose ever since it was launched some time ago. This purpose goes beyond bringing better news for our countrymen, both in Honduras and those living abroad chasing their dreams. An important part of our mission is to inform others about our country, its culture and its people….

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San Pedro Sula, Where Prosperity Began

I always find writing about San Pedro Sula exciting. As a native of this city, I feel great pride in what the history and the infrastructure of San Pedro Sula mean for the country. All of this has been possible thanks to the tireless effort of its citizens, who selflessly see development as a daily…

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Dreaming Big with Eduardo Umanzor

Interviewing someone who works in the arts is always exciting, since his or her experiences contain special characteristics, influences, stories, lessons. This was something truly that motivated me when I knew I would learn about his experiences firsthand from Eduardo Umanzor, who was leader of the successful though now separated band “Montuca Sound System.” Before…

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Transforming Honduras Through the Kitchen

I had the pleasure of speaking with Chef José Escalante for a while during Easter Week. We chatted about a little bit of everything regarding Honduran cuisine; from what his impressions are on Honduran culinary art and the potential it represents for our economy, to what he and his business partner, Amanda Bermúdez, are doing…

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The Yellow House in Comayagüela

“Someone should do something” is a phrase that we commonly use when we see things in our community that need to change. Most of the time, we do wait for someone else to do something. This is not one of those stories. The vision for Casa David has its roots in the 90s, when Marvina…

BDH Scoop: Who is Behind Honduras is Great?

Who is Behind Honduras is Great?

Restless Patriot, Nature Lover, Seeking a Change Fernando Carías is the creator behind the Facebook fan page “Honduras is Great.” He describes himself as restless, a lover of nature and someone who loves to talk. He considers that this is the perfect formula necessary to lead this type of project. I think you can tell…

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Building in Hope

The population in Honduras is composed primarily of young people: a tendency that will remain throughout the following decades if we consider that the birth rate is invariably high. Based on this premise, we know that we have a breeding ground of minds that are springing up proposals that are innovative, fresh, bold and bringing…

A Letter to Readers

Dear Reader, I want to personally welcome you to Buen Día Honduras. This project, which is 100% made in Honduras, has been in production since 2013 and is launching today, however it has been present in the minds of its creators for many years. It is the fruit of the labor of citizens who are…

I observe the faces of people who want to and who make an effort to give their best on a daily basis, to begin anew each and every day.

Listening to, Observing and Appreciating Honduras

To hear is not the same as to listen. To see is not the same as to observe and to have is not the same as to value. These concepts have made a difference during my morning walks through San Pedro Sula, the most berated city by international opinion in terms of crime rate, and…

Voces Vitales is present in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Argentina and Peru.

A Conversation with Voces Vitales Honduras

This month I had the opportunity to chat with Cecilia Martínez, Executive Director of Voces Vitales Honduras and with Sofía Pereira, Mentorship Program Coordinator of the same organization, to offer help in the name of Buen Día Honduras. Here is what I learned about this valuable organization whose slogan on social media #MujeresTransformandoHonduras (Women Transforming…