The United States and Honduras are joining efforts in Tegucigalpa and Soto Cano Air Base, June 9-12, to demonstrate and assess a mapping tool designed to revolutionize the way governmental and non-governmental organizations from all over the world collaborate in
Drought induced by El Nino has caused hunger in the departments of Choluteca, Valle La Paz, Lempira, Intibuca, El Paraiso y el Sur de Francisco Morazan. The government is supplying the communities with basic grains.
On 28 May 2009, at 2:24 a.m. an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale, struck the Northern part of Honduras at a depth of 10km. The epicenter was located between the island of Roatan and Guanaja, but it was felt throughout the country.