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honduraschris replied to the thread Honduras Investor Residence on the Honduras forum on April 16, 2014:
caria initially posted:
For the Investor Residence in Honduras is required a letter from the bank. What should the letter say? Is it about having a good standing or showing the bank account? Also: How often does one with the Investor status must leave the country? Thanks
honduraschris replied on April 16, 2014 with:
They caught the guy at least. None of my clients have had issues here over the past 7-8 years in La Ceiba. Foreigners are not targets here.
caria replied on April 16, 2014 with:
Thank you Chris for your reply. I just found this article from Yesterday: "Cruise lines cancel stops at Roatan in Honduras following the shooting of a crew member this month". This really is a concern. How can the people survive without tourism?
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honduraschris replied to the thread Honduras at a Glance and Behind the Crime on the Honduras forum on April 14, 2014:
nmatinez80 initially posted:
The media describes Honduras as the most dangerous country in the world; however what they miss out on is telling the truth behind all the organized crimes affecting only those involved with Norco trafficking and local gangs. Honduras offers much more than what the media perpetrates. Honduras is located in the heart of Central America a 2 ½ hour flight from most airport of the east coast of United States. Honduras is the land of opportunity for many foreign companies with the majority from the U.S. such as; Marriott Hotels, Hyatt, Fruit of the Looms, Alcoa and many more. Honduras has the 5th largest sea port in the world and the only one in Central America with a U.S Customs operating 24 hours a day. Currently in progress is the development of a dry canal which will connect from La Union, El Salvador to Puerto Cortes, Honduras. Making it much cost effective and much less time consuming for businesses to import and export goods versus using the Panama Canal. Of the North Coast of Honduras the Bay Island are located a few minutes from the main land. Roatan had been the most visited island by tourist, because of its beautiful turquoise waters, and stunning sunsets. Located few miles of Roatan Island are the largest reef system in the Caribbean and the second largest coral reef in the world making it a great destination for tourist from all over the world and great place for scuba diving. Certainly an experience no one can forget. Honduras should also be known for its distinguished advanced medical clinics. Many health care treatments cost a fraction of what the cost would be in the U.S. Also medication are easy to obtain and very affordable. The cost of living is significantly cheaper allowing anyone savings to ensure a better quality of life for a longer period of time. Our vision is to offer one of kind, one stop shop for expats and travelers when discovering Honduras. Our services start at home with an orientation prior to traveling to Honduras; it’s a great reminder of what to expect and changes from one country to the other, from transportation, Daily meals, legal advice, realty Estate investments, hotel accommodations, tours to local attractions, and of course with safety and precaution in mind. Honduras is an incredible place to visit don’t let only negative media influence your decision, experience a new adventure today! Interested in Discovering Honduras on our monthly tour, we will be flying out of Florida. email at itravelhonduras@gmail.com Please post your experience while traveling Honduras?
honduraschris replied on April 14, 2014 with:
I would also like to state that when The US states that there are …. lets say 27 "Amercian citizens" that have been killed or robed or… in Honduras over a certain time…. I do NOT count and The US should NOT count a Honduran going to The US receiving citizenship then going back to Honduras and being wounded in a negative way.
honduraschris replied on April 14, 2014 with:
gringa1979…. I understand somewhat of what you stated. "Regular people" to most that have and will read this post are foreigners. Foreigners that are visiting or living in Honduras. These people are less likely to be hurt by a crime like your boyfriend. This is a fact.
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adminee posted Tsunami Watch on the Honduras forum:
FROM NOAA: TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 004 PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS ISSUED AT 0131Z 02 APR 2014 THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO AREAS WITHIN AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC OCEAN AND ADJACENT SEAS...EXCEPT ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA... WASHINGTON...OREGON AND CALIFORNIA. ... A TSUNAMI WARNING AND WATCH ARE IN EFFECT ... A TSUNAMI WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR CHILE / PERU / ECUADOR / COLOMBIA / PANAMA A TSUNAMI WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR COSTA RICA / NICARAGUA / EL SALVADOR / GUATEMALA / MEXICO / HONDURAS FOR ALL OTHER AREAS COVERED BY THIS BULLETIN... IT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY AT THIS TIME. THIS BULLETIN IS ISSUED AS ADVICE TO GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. ONLY NATIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO MAKE DECISIONS REGARDING THE OFFICIAL STATE OF ALERT IN THEIR AREA AND ANY ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN RESPONSE. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME - 2347Z 01 APR 2014 COORDINATES - 19.8 SOUTH 70.8 WEST DEPTH - 10 KM LOCATION - NEAR THE COAST OF NORTHERN CHILE MAGNITUDE - 8.2
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capodiniente replied to the thread Interview with Honduran Expat on the Honduras forum:
hannahs initially posted:
Hey -- Since I'm moving to Honduras in just a few months, I decided to base one of my English essays on how to live in Honduras as an American. I've heard loads of scary stories and people keep giving me different info on how to protect myself. If anyone would be willing to chat with me for a little bit and give me their insider view on how to live their, I would appreciate it greatly. If you're interested, please email me at kaunis.staples@gmail.com Thank you!
capodiniente replied most recently with:
Would love to see you post your essay here, I think it will provide valuable information for folks. Good luck!
EcuadorDean replied most recently with:
Go to the coast to visit and vacation but to live the best and most peaceful place is Valle de Los Angeles which is about 40 minutes from Tegu up in the mountains with a nice climate and no crime.
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honduraschris replied to the thread Playa Dos Rios on the Honduras forum:
Legit initially posted:
Just bought double beachfront lots from PDR. Can't wait to be a beach bum! This massive gated community will be the highlight of LaCeiba! The other developments there don't compare.....I checked it out myself....well worth the trip to do your due diligence. Sorry, couldn't contain my enthusiasm! The guys representing this development are great to deal with. Would like to hear from other PDR buyers.
honduraschris replied most recently with:
Research on your own by simply doing a Google search. Your post is similar to the ones on other country forums.
thierry11 replied most recently with:
why what's going on?
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honduraschris replied to the thread moving back to la ceiba on the Honduras forum:
bobcnyc initially posted:
I used to have the palms r&b in town 7 years ago. I went back up to nyc,but now it,s time I come back,but not to open any business,that bar was a good lesson for me. I hope to see old friendsand make new ones.i will be back the middle of this june.i don,t pay attention to all the b.s. in the news,and idol gossip,i found minding your business, and where you go goes along way. bob c
honduraschris replied most recently with:
I've lived in La Ceiba now for 7 years and building beach homes over the years here. You can see some cool videos @ http://www.youtube.com/honduraschris I'm married to a Honduran and understand getting the shake for $. Good friends or family are hard to come by. So you are already ahead of the game.
bobcnyc replied most recently with:
yes 7 years is quite abit of time,but the cost of living in nyc is way out of line to retire. my wife has her two sons,plus a large family all in la ceiba,.if I moved else where it would only cost for visits to see her family,and kids. I still keep in touch on a regular bases with afew people . and her family never shakes me for $. are you working or are you retired I hope most of your experiences in la ceiba have been good . anywhere you go now you have to select the right people to hang with. keep in touch bob p.s. how long have you been down there ,I left in 2006-2007.
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Chulo posted Health Insurance for expats?? on the Honduras forum:
I just arrived in Roatan and will live there for 7 months. How can I get a health insurance without going through global insurance companies? Thanks!
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