History of Honduras

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  • Honduras Essay

    Culture Though Honduras is one of the poorest countries in Latin America and has the highest murder rate in the world, the culture as a whole adopts a laid-back style and has a distinct cultural flavor (CIA World Factbook). Some of the culture of Honduras is found in its Mayan roots, where temples in Tegucigalpa provide a glimpse into the historic past. In terms of common food, tortillas, beans, corn and rice are eaten every day. During lunch time, many businesses close so that a siesta can be taken, this break during the day correlates to the femininity assignment of the country as personal well-being is worth more than profits. Some other aspects of culture that Hondurans hold in high regard are soccer and the discussion of politics, which…

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  • Berta Caceres, Indigenous Activism: Article Analysis

    Firstly, the article on “Honduras Arrests 4 Men in Killing of Berta Caceres, Indigenous Activist” presents the murder of prestigious Goldman Environment Prize winner Berta Caceres. She was an activist protesting against the construction of the Agua Zarea Dam along the Gaulcarque River. She was fighting for the rights of the Lenca indigenous people’s right because the river was holy to her Lenca people (Malkin, 2016). She was working based on a Human Rights organization of Honduras. The…

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  • Cultural Competence In Intercultural Communication

    challenges that can impede communication and understanding. For nurses, it is especially important that they have cultural competence. Cultural competence is best described as “the integration ok knowledge, attitudes, and skills that enhance cross-cultural communication and appropriate interactions with others” (Black, 346). If there is a failure to have cultural competency then that can lead to miscommunication, misunderstanding and mistrust which could be detrimental to the patient’s health…

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  • My Travel To Honduras

    During the summer of 2015, my family and I had traveled over two thousand miles via plane to Honduras. My mother had planned this trip to visit our relatives in Honduras. This trip was not unlike any of my previous visits. The hot weather was just as sweat inducing as I had remembered. Its foreign roads were as bumpy as the last time I had been on them. Even the local cuisine was equally as mouthwatering as my last meal made in Honduras. Honduras had not changed. I had changed. I was older now,…

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  • Reflection About American Education

    provided basic information about what a student in Honduras might experience and also how different these schools are to the schools in the United States. Some issues that she saw was the lack of knowledge students learn in a rural village school. The oldest students in a classroom are 11. In some schools she found that most didn’t know their ABC’s and struggled to count. The author blames this partially on the teachers who are never in the classroom but always striking for better wages and…

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  • Honduras Major Problems

    Countries all over the world face many different problems typically the problems vary based on the country location. However, Latin American countries all face the same issues. From low education rates, migration, and violence and crime increasing. These issues are no different with Honduras, a Latin American country which is located west of Guatemala and south of El Salvador. Although Honduras faces these three challenges, there are several strengths that help Honduras overcome these issues.…

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  • Garifuna Music In Honduras

    with lyrics that are mostly about having a good time. What was happening in the country to necessitate this musical distraction? Time between the late 1960s up until 1990 were eventful times in Honduras in which the country was going through cultural, economic and political changes. The question being was that punta an escape for its listeners, as escape from the unstable affairs of Honduras. Honduras, a central American nation, the home of Punta/Garifuna music. During this time the people that…

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  • Health Care In Honduras

    As a nation, Honduras has to support a population of a little over 8 million people. As a country, it is placed a little south of Mexico and north west of El Salvador, and is relatively small, with around 112,492km counting for its total area (CIA). For its culture, Honduras, like most other states in the Americas, hosts mix of many cultures, some from native Americans and others from immigration. With this sizable population, it is an understatement to say that Honduras has a tough burden when…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Hidden Complexity Of Diversity

    campus. For me, everything is new and everyone is different. My experience on campus has been sometimes frustrating but mostly fascinating. A week ago I learnt something that highlighted the hidden complexity of diversity. I was watching a movie with four friends; one is Honduran, one is British, one is Salvadorian and the other is American. My Honduran friend mentioned that both her parents were from the Middle East. We went on to have one of the most interesting conversation I have had this…

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  • Definition Essay: The Importance Of Sports In Our Culture

    nights were not spent out with friends but at our school cheering on the team. Sports are part of SK everyday. “Playing baseball was as quotidian as eating black bean and rice and roasting a pig on Christmas eve.” (Gonzalez Echevarria in Sanabria, 322) I was able to relate to this quote because so much of my childhood revolved around sports. The neighboring school Stamford is considered our rival. They are our biggest competitors in our sports. Because there is a of rival over sports it got…

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