A report on Honduras

A Maya stela, an emblematic symbol of the Honduran Mayan civilization at Copan
Hernán Cortés, one of the conquerors of Honduras
The Fortaleza de San Fernando de Omoa was built by the Spanish to protect the coast of Honduras from English pirates.
Part of the massive damage caused by Hurricane Mitch in Tegucigalpa, 1998
President Ricardo Maduro with U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld in August 2003
2009 Honduran coup d'état
Honduras's topography.
Köppen climate types of Honduras
Incumbent President Xiomara Castro
The 2009 military coup ousted the country's democratically elected President Manuel Zelaya.
Map of Honduran diplomatic missions
Map of diplomatic missions in Honduras
The departmental divisions of Honduras
Historical GDP per capita development of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras
A proportional representation of Honduran exports
Slum in Tegucigalpa
An indigenous family in a small mountain village in Honduras
San Pedro Sula is a major center of business and commerce in Honduras, and is home to many large manufacturers and companies. It is often referred to as "La Capital Industrial".
CAFTA countries
A highway in Honduras
The Cathedral of Comayagua
Sawdust carpets of Comayagua during Easter celebrations
The national bird, Ara macao
Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano in San Pedro Sula is the official ground of football in the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.
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Church of San Manuel de Colohete

Country in Central America.

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Nicaragua

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An ancient petroglyph on Ometepe Island
The Colonial City of Granada near Lake Nicaragua is one of the most visited sites in Central America.
Federal Republic of Central America and British colony of the Mosquito Coast in 1830
Rebel leader Augusto César Sandino (center)
President Anastasio Somoza García (left), with Dominican President Rafael Trujillo, 1952
Anastasio Somoza Debayle (center) with Richard Nixon, 1971
United States–supported anti-Sandinista "Contra" rebels (ARDE Frente Sur) in 1987
10th anniversary of the Nicaraguan revolution in Managua, 1989
Violeta Chamorro in 1990 became the first woman president democratically elected in the Americas.
Flooding in Lake Managua after Hurricane Mitch in 1998
Nicaragua map of Köppen climate classification
Nicaragua is known as "the land of lakes and volcanoes"; pictured is Concepción volcano, as seen from Maderas volcano.
Peñas Blancas, part of the Bosawás Biosphere Reserve is the second largest rainforest in the Western Hemisphere, after the Amazonian Rainforest in Brazil. Located northeast of the city of Jinotega in Northeastern Nicaragua.
The Somoto Canyon National Monument is located in Somoto in the Madriz Department in Northern Nicaragua.
Guardabarranco ("ravine-guard") is Nicaragua's national bird.
Nicaraguan president, Daniel Ortega with then Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow in 2008
AN-26 and Mi-17 are used by the Nicaraguan Air Force
National Police of Nicaragua
A proportional representation of Nicaragua exports, 2019
Historical GDP per capita development of Nicaragua
Coffee is one of the most important exports of Nicaragua. It is grown in Jinotega, Esteli, Nueva Segovia, Matagalpa and Madriz, and exported worldwide through North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Many coffee companies, like Nestlé and Starbucks, buy Nicaraguan coffee.
The capital city Managua at night
A Royal Caribbean Cruise ship docked near the beach at San Juan del Sur in Southern Nicaragua
2,100-year-old human footprints called "Huellas de Acahualinca" preserved in volcanic mud near Lake Managua
Apoyo Lagoon Natural Reserve is a nature reserve located between the departments of Masaya and Granada.
The Solentiname Islands are tropical islands located in Lake Nicaragua which are home to 76 bird species and are a growing ecotourism destination.
Nicaraguan High school students at the American Nicaraguan School
An African-Nicaraguan
A sign in Bluefields in English (top), Spanish (middle) and Miskito (bottom)
León Cathedral, one of Nicaragua's World Heritage Sites.
Universidad Nacional De Ingeniería "National University of Engineering", Managua
El Güegüense is a drama and was the first literary work of post-Columbian Nicaragua. It is regarded as one of Latin America's most distinctive colonial-era expressions and as Nicaragua's signature folkloric masterpiece combining music, dance and theatre.
Nicaraguan women wearing the Mestizaje costume, which is a traditional costume worn to dance the Mestizaje dance. The costume demonstrates the Spanish influence upon Nicaraguan clothing.
Rubén Darío, the founder of the modernismo literary movement in Latin America
Vigorón is a dish that is served with boiled yuca and chicharrones (fried pork with skin) and topped with a cabbage salad.
Gallo pinto is a traditional dish of Nicaragua made with rice and beans.
Dennis Martinez National Stadium is Nicaragua's main stadium.
Painting of the Battle of San Jacinto during the Filibuster War.

Nicaragua, officially the Republic of Nicaragua , is the largest country in the Central American isthmus, bordered by Honduras to the northwest, the Caribbean to the east, Costa Rica to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the southwest.

Guatemala

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Country in Central America.

Country in Central America.

Maya city of Tikal
The Conquistador Pedro de Alvarado led the initial Spanish efforts to conquer Guatemala.
Criollos rejoice upon learning about the declaration of independence from Spain on 15 September 1821.
The Federal Republic of Central America (1823–1838) with its capital in Guatemala City.
Proclamation Coin 1847 of the independent Republic of Guatemala
Captain General Rafael Carrera after being appointed president for Life in 1854.
Vicente Cerna y Cerna was the president of Guatemala from 1865 to 1871.
Manuel Estrada Cabrera ruled Guatemala between 1898 and 1920.
Guatemala's democratically elected president Jacobo Árbenz was overthrown in a coup planned by the CIA, The United Fruit Company had lobbied the U.S. to overthrow him.
Memorial to the victims of the Río Negro massacres
An outdoor market in Chichicastenango, 2009
Guatemala City is the capital and largest city of Guatemala and the most populous urban area in Central America.
A map of Guatemala.
Köppen climate types of Guatemala
The highlands of Quetzaltenango.
A town along the Pan-American Highway within a volcanic crater.
The Congress of the Republic of Guatemala.
Historical GDP per capita development of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras
A proportional representation of Guatemala exports, 2019
Fields in Quetzaltenango.
Guatemala's population (1950–2010).
Population pyramid in 2020
Tz'utujil men in Santiago Atitlán.
Indigenous Guatemalan women in Antigua Guatemala.
Language map of Guatemala. The "Castilian" areas represent Spanish.
The Catedral Metropolitana, Guatemala City.
A church in San Andrés Xecul.
A Guatemalan woman selling souvenirs.
Author Rigoberta Menchú
Famous singer Ricardo Arjona
Black and red tamales in Guatemala
Estadio Doroteo Guamuch Flores in Guatemala City.

It is bordered to the north and west by Mexico; to the northeast by Belize and the Caribbean; to the east by Honduras; to the southeast by El Salvador and to the south by the Pacific Ocean.

El Salvador

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Country in Central America.

Country in Central America.

Excavation of a Megatherium in the Tomayate site Apopa.
Skull fossil of an ancient horse in the Tomayate site Apopa.
Temazcal in Joya de Ceren.
Spanish Conquistador Pedro de Alvarado.
Tazumal ruins in Santa Ana, El Salvador.
A painting of the First Independence Movement celebration in San Salvador. At the centre, José Matías Delgado.
A painting by Chilean painter Luis Vergara Ahumada, depicting the signing of the Act by Father José Matías Delgado
Gen. Tomás Regalado
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José Napoleón Duarte
A billboard serving as a reminder of one of many massacres that occurred during the civil war.
Archbishop Romero; Romero spoke out against social injustice and violence amid the escalating conflict between the military government and left-wing insurgents that led to the Salvadoran Civil War.
Protest against US involvement in the Salvadoran Civil War in Chicago, Illinois, in March 1989
The signatories of the Peace Agreements. on its XXIV anniversary; The agreements led to a series of transformations that marked a before and after in national history.
Nayib Bukele talks at his inauguration ceremony
El Salvador's topography.
Köppen climate classification of El Salvador.
San Miguel volcano in 2013
The torogoz is El Salvador's national bird.
Salvadoran cadets in the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador
Legislative Assembly of El Salvador
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo participates in a signing ceremony for the CSL Lease Extension with Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele
Historical GDP per capita development of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras
A proportional representation of El Salvador exports, 2019
San Miguel is an important economic centre of El Salvador and home to the "Carnival of San Miguel", one of the biggest festivals of entertainment and food in Central America.
The largest wind park in the Central American region is located in Metapan, El Salvador
El Salvador has surf tourism due to large waves from the Pacific Ocean.
Hospital El Salvador
Group of schoolchildren in Metapán, Santa Ana
Palestinian children in El Salvador
Dr. Prudencio Llach Observatory
Drone for unmanned aerial patrols
The iconic statue of Christ on the globe sphere of planet earth is part of the Monumento al Divino Salvador del Mundo ('Monument to the Divine Saviour of the World') on Plaza El Salvador del Mundo ('The Saviour of the World Plaza'), a landmark located in the country's capital, San Salvador.
Roque Dalton García was a Salvadoran poet and journalist. He is considered as one of the most influential poets in the history of Latin America.
Pupusas, the national and most famous dish of El Salvador.
Álvaro Torres is one of the most famous Salvadoran singers mainly in the Latin pop genre, romantic ballads and boleros.
The Estadio Cuscatlán in San Salvador is the largest stadium in Central America
Woman and girl in El Salvador making bread, 1910
A monument carved in black marble which contains on the names of thousands of victims massacres that occurred during the civil war.

It is bordered on the northeast by Honduras, on the northwest by Guatemala, and on the south by the Pacific Ocean.

Central America

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Region of North America.

Region of North America.

Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Belize are historically the seven nations in Central America politically, geographically and culturally.
The seven countries of Central America and their capitals
Central America geography
El Chorreron in El Salvador
One of the hanging bridges of the skywalk at the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve in Monteverde, Costa Rica disappearing into the clouds
Central America and the Caribbean Plate
Linguistic variations of classic Central American Spanish.
Central America map of indigenous people before European contact
Coat of Arms of the Central American Parliament
Federal Republic of Central America, 4 Escudos (1835). Struck in the San Jose, Costa Rica mint (697 were minted)
Secretariat of Central American Economic Integration
The Great Blue Hole off the coast of Belize is a prime ecotourism destination. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Semuc Champey, Guatemala.
The city rail in La Ceiba, Honduras is one of the few remaining passenger train services in Central America
Ancient footprints of Acahualinca, Nicaragua
Stone spheres of Costa Rica
Tazumal, El Salvador
Tikal, Guatemala
Copan, Honduras
Altun Ha, Belize
The United Provinces of Central America
Federal Republic of Central America
National Representation of Central America
Greater Republic of Central America
Guatemala
El Salvador
Honduras
Nicaragua
Costa Rica
Panama
Belize
Belize
Montecristo National Park, El Salvador
Maderas forest, Nicaragua
Texiguat Wildlife Refuge Honduras
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica.
Parque Internacional la Amistad, Panama
Petén–Veracruz moist forests, Guatemala
Lycaste skinneri, Guatemala
Yucca gigantea, El Salvador
Rhyncholaelia digbyana, Honduras
Plumeria, Nicaragua
Guarianthe skinneri, Costa Rica
Peristeria elata, Panama
Prosthechea cochleata, Belize
Resplendent quetzal, Guatemala
Turquoise-browed motmot, El Salvador and Nicaragua
Keel-billed toucan, Belize
Scarlet macaw, Honduras
Clay-colored thrush, Costa Rica
Harpy eagle, Panama
Coatepeque Caldera, El Salvador
Lake Atitlán, Guatemala
Mombacho, Nicaragua
Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica
Guatemalan textiles
Mola (art form), Panama
El Salvador La Plama art form
Playa Blanca Guatemala
Jiquilisco Bay, El Salvador
Roatán, Honduras
Pink Pearl Island Nicaragua
Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Cayos Zapatilla, Panama
Corozal Beach, Belize

Central America consists of seven countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.

Belize

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Caribbean country on the northeastern coast of Central America.

Caribbean country on the northeastern coast of Central America.

Extent of the Maya civilization
"Caana" at Caracol
"El Castillo" at Xunantunich
An excerpt from the 1898 Gazette that declared 10 September an official holiday, part of the efforts of the Centennial Committee
Colonial flag of British Honduras, 1870–1919
Colonial flag of British Honduras, 1919–1981
A British Honduras postage stamp overprinted in 1962 to mark Hurricane Hattie
National Assembly in Belmopan
A British Royal Marine training in the jungle of Belize in 2017
Belizean Coast Guard working with the United States Navy
Districts of Belize
Topography of Belize
Belizean jungles are home to the jaguar and many other mammals. Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary was founded in 1990 as the first wilderness sanctuary for the jaguar and is regarded by one author as the premier site for jaguar preservation in the world.
Scarlet macaws are native to Central and northern South America. Various bird sanctuaries exist in Belize, such as the Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary.
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary
Belize Barrier Reef; aerial view looking north
The Great Blue Hole, a phenomenon of karst topography
Köppen climate classification of Belize
A proportional representation of Belize's exports in 2019
A sugar cane processing plant, Orange Walk Town, Belize. Sugar is one of Belize's top exports.
Panoramic view of Caye Caulker
Belize electricity supply by source
Belize has a wide diversity of ethnicities.
Maya children
Traditional Garifuna dancers in Dangriga, Belize
Mennonite children selling peanuts near Lamanai in Belize. Over 12,000 Plautdietsch-speaking Mennonites live in Belize, farming the land and living according to their religious beliefs.
Holy Redeemer Catholic Diocesan Centre
Rice and beans (with coconut milk), stewed chicken and potato salad. An inter-ethnic staple meal.
Accomplished Belizean cyclist Shalini Zabaneh
The keel-billed toucan

The Maya Civilization emerged at least three millennia ago in the lowland area of the Yucatán Peninsula and the highlands to the south, in the area of present-day southeastern Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and western Honduras.

Tegucigalpa

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Los Dolores Church, built 1735
19th Century Tegucigalpa, illustration in "The Capitals of Spanish America"
Panorama of Tegucigalpa, 1889
Satellite view of Tegucigalpa
The Metropolitan Cathedral, built between 1765 and 1786
NASA satellite image showing the Choluteca River separating Tegucigalpa and Comayagüela
Aerial view of the capital after Hurricane Mitch, early November 1998
Downtown Tegucigalpa as viewed westward from the Honduras Maya Hotel
Map showing Tegucigalpa's contemporary Center, formed by over 40 neighborhoods
The Marriott Hotel as seen from John Paul II Blvd in Colonia Los Profesionales
Map showing the metropolitan area of the Central District divided into colored sections
Comayagüela as viewed from Juan A. Laínez Hill with the Central Bank of Honduras Annex building in the center
Looking northeast from Comayagüela at the construction site of the upcoming shopping mall City Mall
Despite the Central District's significant size, the urban area of Tegucigalpa-Comayagüela of 1.2 million is compacted in a small area.
Nissan car dealership on Central America Blvd, across the street from Plaza Miraflores Mall
"Welcome to the Central District: Tegucigalpa and Comayagüela" sign at the municipality's boundary
United States Embassy on La Paz Avenue
Government Civic Center housing the Supreme Court of Justice and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Campus of the National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH)
Jesus' Sacred Heart campus in Comayagüela of the Catholic University of Honduras (UNICAH)
Southbound view of Anillo Periférico (beltway) at the María Pediatric Hospital exit
Rush hour on Central America Blvd as viewed northbound from the Plaza Miraflores pedestrian bridge
Map showing the network of roads and highways throughout the Central District and its borders
Anillo Periférico (beltway) at the Suyapa Boulevard overpass near Basilica of Suyapa
Heading westbound on Armed Forces Blvd near the Metro Mall interchange
View from aircraft as it banks sharply to align with runway on final approach. Las Hadas residential neighborhood lies below.
An American Airlines Boeing 757 landing at Toncontín International Airport

Tegucigalpa, formally Tegucigalpa, Municipality of the Central District (Tegucigalpa, Municipio del Distrito Central or Tegucigalpa, M.D.C. ), and colloquially referred to as Tegus or Teguz, is the capital and largest city of Honduras along with its twin sister, Comayagüela.

Mesoamerica and its cultural areas

Mesoamerica

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Historical region and cultural area in southern North America and most of Central America.

Historical region and cultural area in southern North America and most of Central America.

Mesoamerica and its cultural areas
Ballgame court at Monte Albán
A pair of swinging Remojadas figurines, Classic Veracruz culture, 300 to 900 CE.
Page 9 of the Dresden Codex (from the 1880 Förstermann edition)
El Mirador flourished from 600 BCE to 100 CE, and may have had a population of over 100,000.
Landscape of the Mesoamerican highlands
Yojoa Lake in Honduras.
Tikal is one of the largest archaeological sites, urban centers, and tourist attractions of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. It is located in the archaeological region of the Petén Basin in what is now northern Guatemala.
Olmec Colossal Head No. 3 1200–900 BCE
Pyramid of the Moon viewed from atop of the Pyramid of the Sun.
Xochicalco, Temple of the Feathered Serpent, 650–900 CE
Detail of the Nunnery Quadrangle at Uxmal, 10th century
Mesoamerica and Central America in the 16th century before Spanish arrival
Examples of the diversity of maize
The Aztec Empire in 1512
K'inich Kan B'alam II, the Classic period ruler of Palenque, as depicted on a stele
Illustration that recreates the structures of the archaeological site of Yarumela or El Chircal in Honduras, this place reflects the Olmec influence that existed in Central America in the pre-classic period.
"Head Variant" or "Patron Gods" glyphs for Maya days
The emblem glyph of Tikal (Mutal)
One of the earliest examples of the Mesoamerican writing systems, the Epi-Olmec script on the La Mojarra Stela 1 dated to around 150 CE. Mesoamerica is one of the five places in the world where writing has developed independently.
The xoloitzcuintle is one of the naguales of the god Quetzalcoatl. In this form, it helps the dead cross the Chicnahuapan, a river that separates the world of the living from the dead.
Zapotec mask of the Bat God.
Ritual human sacrifice portrayed in Codex Laud
A small ceremonial ballcourt at Uaxactun.
Ballgame marker from the classic Lowland Maya site of Chinkultic, Mexico depicting a ballplayer in full gear
The Avenue of the Dead in Teotihuacan, an example of a Mesoamerican settlement planned according to concepts of directionality
Art with ideological and political meaning: depiction of an Aztec tzompantli (skull-rack) from the Ramirez Codex
Holy Spirit Grotto
Joya de Cerén
Tazumal
Casa Blanca
San Andres
Cihuatán
Sculpture of "The Acrobat" from Tlatilco
Pyramid of the archaeological site of La Venta 1000-400 BCE
Cuicuilco 800–600 BCE
The partly excavated main structure of San José Mogote 1500–500 BCE
Monte Albán, Building J in the foreground. 200 BCE – 200 CE
Great Goddess of Teotihuacan 200–500 CE
A reconstruction of Guachimontones, flourished from 200 to 400 CE
Temple of the Owl, Dzibanche 200–600 CE
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Mask located on the "Temple of the Masks" Kohunlich c. 500 CE
Main palace of Palenque, 7th century AD
K'inich Janaab Pakal I of Palenque 603–683 AD
Copan Stela H commissioned by Uaxaclajuun Ubʼaah Kʼawiil 695–738 AD
Jaina Island type figure (Maya) 650–800 AD
Cacaxtla, Mural depicting the Bird Man 650–900 AD
Chichen Itza, Temple of the Jaguars 900–1000 AD
Governor's Palace rear view and details, 10th century CE, Uxmal
Codz Poop, 7th–10th centuries CE Kabah
Sayil, three-story palace, 600–900 CE
Chichen Itza, "Temple of Three Dintels" 600–1000 CE
Palace of Mitla, Oaxaca 12th century
The Calendar temple of Tlatelolco, 1200 CE
Detail of page 20 from the Codex Zouche-Nuttall, 14–15th century
Pectoral mixtec, Shield of Yanhuitlan.
Aztec sun stone, early 16th century
A small ceremonial ballcourt at Tikal.

It extends from approximately central Mexico through Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and northern Costa Rica.

La Ceiba

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La Ceiba waterfront in the 1910s
A shop selling air conditioning. Pico Bonito Mountain in the far right background
Banco Atlantida on 1era Calle (1st Street)
Cordillera Nombre de Dios mountains in Pico Bonito National Park taken from the western side of La Ceiba
Old steam train from La Ceiba, now in Swinford park
Danto Bridge on the western approach to the city

La Ceiba is a municipality, the capital of the Honduran department of Atlántida and a port city on the northern coast of Honduras in Central America.

The Maya area within Mesoamerica

Maya civilization

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Mesoamerican civilization developed by the Maya peoples, and noted for its logosyllabic script—the most sophisticated and highly developed writing system in pre-Columbian Americas—as well as for its art, architecture, mathematics, calendar, and astronomical system.

Mesoamerican civilization developed by the Maya peoples, and noted for its logosyllabic script—the most sophisticated and highly developed writing system in pre-Columbian Americas—as well as for its art, architecture, mathematics, calendar, and astronomical system.

The Maya area within Mesoamerica
Remains in Joya de Cerén, a Classic-era settlement in El Salvador buried under volcanic ash around 600 AD. Its preservation has greatly helped in the study of everyday life in a Maya farming community.
Maya area
Stela D from Quiriguá, representing king Kʼakʼ Tiliw Chan Yopaat
Calakmul was one of the most important Classic period cities.
Chichen Itza was the most important city in the northern Maya region.
Zaculeu was capital of the Postclassic Mam kingdom in the Guatemalan Highlands.
Mayapan was an important Postclassic city in the northern Yucatán Peninsula.
Page from the Lienzo de Tlaxcala showing the Spanish conquest of Iximche, known as Cuahtemallan in the Nahuatl language
Drawing by Frederick Catherwood of the Nunnery complex at Uxmal
1892 photograph of the Castillo at Chichen Itza, by Teoberto Maler
Stela from Toniná, representing the 6th-century king Bahlam Yaxuun Tihl
Classic period sculpture showing sajal Aj Chak Maax presenting captives before ruler Itzamnaaj Bʼalam III of Yaxchilan
Lintel 16 from Yaxchilán, depicting king Yaxun Bʼalam in warrior garb
The Puuc-style Labna gateway. The passage is formed by a corbel arch, a common element in Maya architecture.
Reconstruction of the urban core of Tikal in the 8th century AD
Fired bricks with animal designs from Comalcalco. Made from brick since there was a lack of readily available stone, it is unique among major Maya sites.
Terminal Classic palace complex at Sayil, in northern Yucatán
Temple I, at Tikal, was a funerary temple in honour of king Jasaw Chan Kʼawiil I.
Model of a triadic pyramid at Caracol, Belize
Map of Mayan language migration routes
Pages from the Postclassic period Paris Codex, one of the few surviving Maya books in existence
Maya script on Cancuén Panel 3 describes the installation of two vassals at Machaquilá by Cancuén king Taj Chan Ahk.
Ceramic vessel painted with Maya script in the Ethnologisches Museum, Berlin
Reading order of Maya hieroglyphic text
Representation of an astronomer from the Madrid Codex
Relief sculpture of a decapitated ballplayer, adorning the Great Ballcourt at Chichen Itza
Maize was a staple of the Maya diet.
The Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología, in Guatemala City

The Maya civilization developed in the area that today comprises southeastern Mexico, all of Guatemala and Belize, and the western portions of Honduras and El Salvador.

Manuel Zelaya

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Zelaya at his wife's presidential inauguration, January 2022
Manuel Zelaya in 2007
Zelaya with United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in 2009

José Manuel Zelaya Rosales (born 20 September 1952) is a Honduran politician who was President of Honduras from 27 January 2006 until 28 June 2009, and who since January 2022 serves as the first First Gentleman of Honduras.