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Honduras

  • News

    April 17, 2014

    For Many Refugees, the Journey to America Ends in a Cold Jail Cell

    While the United States decides their fate, asylum seekers sit in immigration detention.

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2014

    There's a Difference Between Human Smuggling and Human Trafficking

    Usually, when someone is smuggled into the country they pay a fee to a coyote. When they are forced here to work, or to pay off a debt with their labor it becomes trafficking. Sometimes it's not clear which one it is until all the facts come to light. And that decision will soon get made after au ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    Season Outlook: Dynamo Ride Offense to MLS Cup Playoffs

    Every year that Hair Balls does a season preview on the Houston Dynamo, footy aficionados always complain and moan about the same things: why didn't the front office bring in a star player, is this team aging before our eyes, blah, blah, blah. For starters, the average age on the Dynamo for 2014 is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2013

    Zapruder Analysis Of A Harlem Globetrotter's Near Decapitation

    There was a time, years ago, when the Harlem Globetrotters were a really big deal. During my formative years (child of the 80's here), before Vince McMahon usurped the term "sports entertainment" for his World Wrestling Federation, the Globetrotters were the epitome of sports entertainment. It was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Last Week's TLC Movie Is Already a Damn Classic

    [In his new column, Houston's award-winning goofball Shea Serrano writes about his life and times. Better put on your shoes, because your socks are about to be blown off -- ed.] Last Monday night I watched the movie about TLC, the most important all-girl rap group of all time. It came on VH1. I was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Dynamo's Home Touch Fading with Loss To Red Bulls

    The Dynamo have seen some cold spells in their time in Houston, but their current situation is ridiculous. They are 0-3-1 in their last four matches, and have been outscored 12-2. Now as bad as that last figure looks, it could be much worse. If you don't include Sunday's home loss to the New York ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    The 2013 Gold Cup: Wait, No Mexico This Time?

    The 2013 edition of the CONCACAF Gold Cup made its stop at BBVA Compass Stadium Monday night - where it was wet and very un-wild. It was a double-header that featured the final round of group matches for all four teams in Group B - El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, and Trinidad & Tobago. We learned af ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Dynamo Look Lacksidasal in Scoreless Draw, Three Things We Learned

    In the short history of Houston Dynamo soccer, there's always been one constant - this team will go through a dry spell in the summer months. But this little lull that the Orange have hit, it's a bit of a doozy. Even though the Dynamo managed to earn the draw against Toronto FC on Saturday night, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    U.S. Men's National Team Not Impressive in BBVA Compass Stadium Debut

    With the final round of World Cup Qualifying just around the corner for the U.S. Men's National Team, head coach Jürgen Klinsmann elected to exclude his European and Mexico-based players from the U.S. January Training Camp that started three weeks ago. Instead, he called upon a squad of young play ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Flu-bitten Dynamo Get Last-Minute Win Over Real Salt Lake

    The Houston Dynamo seemed a bit unconditioned to the heat at Thursday's match against Real Salt Lake at BBVA Compass Stadium. Perhaps it was fatigue, as the Dynamo were playing their sixth match in 20 days. Another dynamic could have been the flu that was going around the Dynamo locker room this w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    CrazySexyCreepy: TLC To Tour With "Resurrected" Left Eye?

    In a move that shouldn't surprise anyone, especially in the wake of the Tupac Shakur "hologram" at Coachella, the surviving members of '90s R&B group TLC are looking into a 2012 tour -- with help from the late Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes. Yes, Lopes died in an April 2002 car accident in Honduras. Her lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    Go Gourmet This 420 Day: Houston's Best Stoner Snacks

    Today is 420 Day, the day known fondly to stoners everywhere as a kind of unofficial National Marijuana Appreciation Day. It's a holiday that's been around for more than 40 years -- you're not as hip or cool as your parents were, kids; they started this shit in 1971 -- and the evolution of the holid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Yet Another List of Funny (Accused) Criminal Names: Hello, Mega Matahari!

    Hush, little Mega Matahari.​Every so often we furnish you with a list of some of the strangest, funniest and most awesome names we find in our daily trollings of Harris County records. Usually, we do this roughly once a quarter, but this month has been fertile, so much so that we are now bring ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Bartender Chat: Stephen Caronna Of Piola

    ​The first time I went to Piola, I thought "damn, this place is bright." It had been a crappy, rainy Monday. I was hungry and in a nasty mood, but the place actually cheered me up. It was happy hour, and I ended up getting pretty happy. I ordered a few French 75s for $5 each and the Rio de Jan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    National Illegal Immigrant Sting Nets Over 2,900 Convicted Criminals, 125 in Houston

    On Wednesday, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced the results of its "Cross Check" enforcement operation targeting convicted criminals who are also illegal immigrants. The sting conducted in all 50 states netted 2,901 criminals, including 125 in the Houston area. The seven- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Bartender Chat: Piran Esfahani of Zimm's Martini & Wine Bar

    ​Piran Esfahani came to Houston from Vienna, Austria to study business and graduated from St. Thomas University. Shortly thereafter, he left Houston for Roatan, Honduras (it's not ugly...) to sell beachfront real estate. Now he's back masterfully crafting martinis at Zimm's Martini & Wine Bar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    CONCACAF Gold Cup: Five Things We Learned At Reliant Stadium Wednesday Night

    Photos by Marco Torres​As anyone not a fan of Panama or Honduras expected, the USA and Mexico came out victorious from their CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal matches at Reliant Stadium on Wednesday night. The Stars and Stripes opened up the doubleheader with a high-scoring 1-0 victory over Panama, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    Soccer Notes: Dynamo Look for Intensity; Mexico's Stars Get Ready for Reliant

    ​ The Houston Dynamo locker was quiet following their 2-0 loss Saturday night to the Columbus Crew. Whether it was the loss or the fact that there was no air conditioning in the home locker room, players were quick to leave after the match. Dynamo head coach Dominic Kinnear went through his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Divis Garcia Ordonez, Antonio Leon: Escaped to Honduras After West Bellfort Murders, HPD Says

    HPDDivis Ordonez: On the run.​Two men who have been charged with a pair of murders at a West Bellfort apartment complex this month are believed to have escaped to Honduras, Houston police say. Divis Garcia Ordonez, 24, and Antonio Leon, 21, who also goes by George Celaya, are each charged wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Wilber Adalid Rodriguez: Homeless Man Murders Another Over National "Honor"

    Some things are better left unargued​You'd hope that San Antonio residents Wilber Adalid Rodriguez and Jose Antonio Rodriguez would find a way to get along. As the old blues song goes, they were both poor boys a long ways from home: the 24-year-old Wilber hails from El Salvador, while Jose, 28 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Top 5: Latin Eateries

    Photo by GroovehouseTango & Malbec​Plantains, beans, rice, slow cooked pork, spicy sauces - these are just but a few foods that come to mind when I think of Latin food. We have such a richly diverse Latin population in Houston that narrowing down the five best is extremely difficult. For the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Elicio Moctezuma-Cisneros: Shootout with Fake ICE Cop Reveals Smuggling Ring; Gets Four Years

    Fake ICE cops: Just another hassle for the alien smuggler​Elicio Moctezuma-Cisneros was sentenced today to 46 months in federal prison for smuggling aliens, kidnapping, returning to the U.S. after he'd been deported, all kinds of things. If it seems a crowded career, you haven't heard the odd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Top 10 Restaurants in Gulfton

    Photo by Troy FieldsMaking fresh tortillas for baleadas at Honduras Maya.​Two weekends ago, I called my father up to see if he wanted lunch. I was craving pupusas and was pretty certain he'd never had any. And what Mexican man wouldn't enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet of tortillas, beans, chees ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 30, 2010

    Planet Houston

    The world's great cuisines converge here.

  • Dining

    September 30, 2010

    Planet Houston: Country Cooking

    An around-the-world guide to the foods of Planet Houston

  • News

    September 2, 2010

    Instrumental Story

    Readers chime in on Battle of the Bands

  • Dining

    August 19, 2010

    Honduras in Houston

    A too-small dining scene gets a welcome addition.

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Desayuno at Honduras Maya

    Photo by luisd22209A traditional Honduran breakfast in Tegucigalpa​When it comes to breakfast, Hondurans have a slight leg up on Americans. Just as Americans venerate a big, hearty breakfast (which we, in reality, very rarely have time for anymore), so do Hondurans. The difference is, Honduran ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 12, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Honduras Mayan Cafe & Bar

    ​I was headed over to Pico's for some top-shelf margaritas and mole when I decided to try something new, Honduras Mayan Cafe & Bar (5945 Belliare Blvd. 713-668-5057), which is right next door.

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    World Cup: Get in the Spirit

    zota​If you couldn't care less about the World Cup, that's fine, because basically the ENTIRE REST OF THE WORLD is excited, and we'll make up for your lack of enthusiasm. But should you be looking to get into the World Cup spirit, here's a brief list of Houston restaurants where you can enjoy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Cheese Contaminated With Staph Hits Houston Shelves

    Actual cheese not pictured. In fact, that gorgonzola looks pretty tasty.​There might be a reason Nicaragua and Honduras aren't known for their fine cheeses. And no one seems more determined to make sure the Central American nations continue to hold the dubious title of "Countries I Probably Wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Cheese Contaminated With Staph Hits Houston Shelves

    Actual cheese not pictured. In fact, that gorgonzola looks pretty tasty.​There might be a reason Nicaragua and Honduras aren't known for their fine cheeses. And no one seems more determined to make sure the Central American nations continue to hold the dubious title of "Countries I Probably Wo ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 28, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 24, 2009

    American-born Cajun With Checkered Past Deported From Houston To Honduras

    Diane Williams has had a pretty rough life. Over the past 20 years, the 34-year-old black-haired, olive-skinned Cajun of partial Native American ancestry has been arrested numerous times here and her native Louisiana on ticky-tack drug and prostitution charges.At some point, she started resorting to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2008
  • Calendar

    July 14, 2005

    Ready for Some Ftbol?

    Reliant Stadium gets worldly with the 2005 Gold Cup games

  • Calendar

    May 12, 2005

    The Latino Dave

    Tired of waiting for Chappelle's Show? Pick Carlos Mencia's Mind.

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • News

    December 19, 2002

    Murder, They Wrote

    A Houston couple links up for a novel look at gory leftovers in the fridge

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Latin Restaurant

    Café Red Onion

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001
  • News

    December 21, 2000

    Hard Call

    A Tomball woman took on street waifs to find the truth: Comfortable can't compare to comforting

  • News

    June 17, 1999
  • News

    June 10, 1999

    Child Trek

    The devastation of Hurricane Mitch propelled thousands across our southern border in search of new lives in America. And those were just the kids.

  • News

    April 8, 1999
  • News

    August 6, 1998

    Deporting Disparities

    Immigration law divides Central Americans

  • News

    August 1, 1996

    Lovely Latin Ladies

    Looking for a gorgeous, subservient wife? One who can't nag you, because she doesn't speak English? The Latina Connection will hook you up.

  • News

    May 2, 1996
  • News

    April 4, 1996

    Ana's Angel

    Jay Hamburger rushed in where others feared to tread ... only to find that no good deed goes unpunished

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