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Today in Latin American history, Honduran president Manuel Zelaya Rosales was ousted over plans to rewrite the constitution in 2009. continue reading »
Today in Latin American history, Honduran national hero José Trinidad Reyes who insisted on education for all was born in 1797. Father José Trinidad Reyes y Sevilla was a fighter against poverty and its causes, assisting the poor and insisting on their right to education in matters of faith, culture and science. continue reading »
Today in Latin American history, Spanish explorer Diego García de Palacio first saw the ruins of the ancient Mayan city of Copán in 1576. By 900 AD only a tenth of the population was still present in the valley. continue reading »
Today in Latin American history, a 7.5 earthquake killed more than 22,000 in Guatemala and Honduras in 1976. The earthquake struck during the early morning (at 3:01 am, local time) when most people were asleep. This contributed to the high death toll of 23,000. continue reading »
Today in Latin American history, the 2009 Honduran constitutional crisis ended when Porfirio Lobo Sosa becomes the new President of Honduras in 2010. continue reading »