San Pedro Sula

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San Pedro Sula is the capital of Cortés Department, Honduras.wikipedia
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Puerto Cortés

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It is located in the northwest corner of the country in the Sula Valley, about 50 km south of Puerto Cortés on the Caribbean Sea. It benefited initially from the growth of bananas for export in the 1870s and 1880s and formed a close relationship with US based shipper and railroad entrepreneur Samuel Zemurray's Cuyamel Fruit Company, and the construction of the Interoceanic Railroad between 1869 and 1874 which connected the city to the coast at Puerto Cortés.
Puerto Cortés, originally known as Puerto de Caballos, is a city on the north Caribbean coast of Honduras, right on the Laguna de Alvarado, north of San Pedro Sula and east of Omoa, with a natural bay.

Sula Valley

It is located in the northwest corner of the country in the Sula Valley, about 50 km south of Puerto Cortés on the Caribbean Sea.
It is located in the northwest of the country, and within it lie several of Honduras's most important cities, such as San Pedro Sula, El Progreso, Choloma, Puerto Cortés, Villanueva, and Tela.

Cortés Department

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San Pedro Sula is the capital of Cortés Department, Honduras.
The departmental capital is San Pedro Sula.

Honduras

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San Pedro Sula is the capital of Cortés Department, Honduras.
In 1888, a projected railroad line from the Caribbean coast to the capital, Tegucigalpa, ran out of money when it reached San Pedro Sula.

Chamelecón

The problems are exacerbated by organised crime, whose rules prevent residents from safely leaving gang-controlled neighbourhoods such as Chamelecón for jobs in other parts of town.
Chamelecón is a suburb of San Pedro Sula in Honduras.

Banana production in Honduras

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In 2013, fifteen years after the effects of Hurricane Mitch, Honduras is one of the poorest countries in Latin America; around San Pedro Sula, banana production has not fully recovered, and "manufacturing has all but dried up."
An 1899 census showed northern Honduras had some 1,000+ people in the region between Puerto Cortés and La Ceiba (and as far inland as San Pedro Sula) growing bananas, most of them on small holdings.

Tegucigalpa

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With a census population of 719,063 in 2013, and 1,445,598 people living in its metropolitan area in 2010, it is the nation's primary industrial center and second largest city after the capital Tegucigalpa.
The main obstacle to establishing factories in Tegucigalpa has been facilitating infrastructure to provide efficient access between the capital and country's economic hubs: San Pedro Sula and Puerto Cortez.

Effects of Hurricane Mitch in Honduras

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In 2013, fifteen years after the effects of Hurricane Mitch, Honduras is one of the poorest countries in Latin America; around San Pedro Sula, banana production has not fully recovered, and "manufacturing has all but dried up."
In San Pedro Sula in northwestern Honduras, flooding covered several neighborhoods and the international airport.

University of San Pedro Sula

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Noroeste neighbourhoods include Colonia Moderna (from 1 Calle to 5 Calle NO, from Avendia Circunvalacion to the rio beyond 24 Avenida), Colonia La Mora (from 5 Calle NO to 7 Calle No, from Avendia Circunvalacion to the rio beyond 24 Avenida), Colonia Zeron, the Colonia Columbia by the Universidad de San Pedro Sula, Barrio La Cerveceria and Barrio Guadalupe.
The University of San Pedro Sula USAP (Universidad de San Pedro Sula, or better known as "La U Privada" [The Private College]) was founded in 1977 by the initiative of the Sociedad Promotora Educativa, S.A. de C.V and authorized by a governmental executive order on August 21, 1978.

2009 Honduran coup d'état

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Since the 2009 Honduran military coup "unemployment and underemployment rates have doubled while the number of people living in extreme poverty has skyrocketed."
Foreign Minister Patricia Rodas and the mayor of the city San Pedro Sula, Rodolfo Padilla Sunseri, were detained at military bases.

Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport

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Includes the road to the airport, Aeropuerto Internacional Ramon Villeda Morales and to the city of La Lima.
Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional Ramón Villeda Morales), also known as La Mesa International Airport, is located 11 km southeast of the city of San Pedro Sula, in the Cortés Department of Honduras.

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras

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West of Colonia Universidad is Colonia Country, a small neighbourhood including the Academia Americana, and Colonia Villas del Sol, which runs from Boulevard Mackey west to include Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras en el Valle de Sula, and goes north to Rio Bermejo but does not cross it.
Among this Regional Center we can find the UNAH-VS (UNAH Valle de Sula) located at San Pedro Sula, the Centro Universitario Regional del Litoral Atlantico (CURLA) located at La Ceiba, and the Centro Universitario Regional del Centro (CURC) located at Comayagua Campus.

C.D. Marathón

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The stadiums are home to San Pedro Sula's most popular professional football teams Marathón and Real CD España.
Club Deportivo Marathón is a Honduran football club, based in San Pedro Sula, which currently plays in the Liga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional de Honduras.

Estadio General Francisco Morazán

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The Estadio Francisco Morazán is located in the centre of the city and holds 23,000 people.
The Francisco Morazán Stadium is one of the three stadiums available to the city of San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano

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The Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano is located in the Villa Olímpica and is the largest in the country with a capacity of 42,000.
Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano is a multi-purpose stadium in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

Real C.D. España

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The stadiums are home to San Pedro Sula's most popular professional football teams Marathón and Real CD España.
They are based in San Pedro Sula, Cortés, and their home venue is the Estadio Francisco Morazán.

La Lima

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Includes the road to the airport, Aeropuerto Internacional Ramon Villeda Morales and to the city of La Lima.
For many years La Lima was a city and under the municipality of San Pedro Sula.

Honduras national football team

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, San Pedro Sula has been the home venue for Honduras national football team matches.
Honduras plays the majority of its home games at Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano in San Pedro Sula.

Iglesia Ortodoxa de Antioquía San Juan Bautista

as well as a Greek Orthodox cathedral, Iglesia Ortodoxa de Antioquía San Juan Bautista, built in 1963.
Iglesia Ortodoxa de Antioquía San Juan Bautista (Saint John the Baptist Orthodox Church of Antioch) is a Greek Orthodox cathedral in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

Caribbean Sea

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It is located in the northwest corner of the country in the Sula Valley, about 50 km south of Puerto Cortés on the Caribbean Sea.

Sam Zemurray

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It benefited initially from the growth of bananas for export in the 1870s and 1880s and formed a close relationship with US based shipper and railroad entrepreneur Samuel Zemurray's Cuyamel Fruit Company, and the construction of the Interoceanic Railroad between 1869 and 1874 which connected the city to the coast at Puerto Cortés.

Cuyamel Fruit Company

It benefited initially from the growth of bananas for export in the 1870s and 1880s and formed a close relationship with US based shipper and railroad entrepreneur Samuel Zemurray's Cuyamel Fruit Company, and the construction of the Interoceanic Railroad between 1869 and 1874 which connected the city to the coast at Puerto Cortés.

Maquiladora

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The then-manager of Hotel Copantl attributed its growth in business-related tourism ...[to] the maquila (apparel manufacturing) industry.

Caracas

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San Pedro Sula was the "murder capital of the world" until early 2016 when Caracas, Venezuela surpassed its homicide rate.

Ciudad Juárez

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This surpassed Ciudad Juarez, Mexico's rate of 148 killings per 100,000, or an average of about three homicides per day; Ciudad Juarez had previously topped the list for three consecutive years.