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Pan Am running man

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As our bus chugged out of the bowl shape of a silver city, I looked back down into it, noting it was the best view of Tegucigalpa I’d had yet. En route to the El Salvadoran border I met a … Continue reading

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The Football War

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I moseyed through a city park where military officers mixed nonchalantly with a mother, her child played with a red ball around monuments twin two-wheeled machine-gunners. Honduras had no recent civil war to speak of like its neighbours. But for … Continue reading

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Welcome home?

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The bus heaved in to the terminal in Comayaguela, on the west side of the Rio Choluteca, opposite Tegucigalpa at about 10 p.m. The town this side of the river is considered “dirtier and poorer” by the oft-reliable lonely planet … Continue reading

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Te-goose me indirectly

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The bus from Estelí led to the border crossing at Las Manos, where I stepped into Honduras in mid-afternoon after a brief stop at its immigration window. The border official told me the last bus to the capital city (Tegucigalpa), … Continue reading

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Peace of the future

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Estelí, about two hours north of Léon, another Sandinista stronghold, drew many International sympathizers (in the late 1970s and early 1980s) opposed to the Somoza regime and its American-backed Counter-revolutionaries. To aid in teaching volunteers Spanish quickly, many make-shift language … Continue reading

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