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Had no clues about Central America and Honduras.

Had no clues about Central America and Honduras.

  The countries in the Central America Federation were Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Salvador and Costa Rica. This Federation was part of the first Mexican empire and  became independent in 1823. Each of these countries seeked later independence and the union was effectively dissolved later in 1840 Facts about Honduras: Honduras, the original country where the term ‘Banana Republic’ was coined … Continue reading

The new world: Discovered by Italians, Baptized by Germans, and Financed by Spanish and Portuguese.

The new world: Discovered by Italians, Baptized by Germans, and Financed by Spanish and Portuguese.

A day like this in 1492 Columbus arrived to America (technically Honduras). Columbus was Italian, he believed he could get to India without having to go all around Africa. He went around with his idea and it was the monarchs Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile (who united territories from Spain and Portugal) that believed in his idea and financed … Continue reading