Reviews: Books & More

  title={Reviews: Books & More},
  author={V. Prashad},
  journal={NACLA Report on the Americas},
  pages={40 - 41}
  • V. Prashad
  • Published 2006
  • History
  • NACLA Report on the Americas
bear the ironic marks of a brutal history. Honduras’ capital, Tegucigalpa, takes its name from the Nahuatl language, and means “Silver Mountain.” There was a time when the city was the capital of the mining operations of the Spanish colonial regime in Central America. By the mid 1950s, the great silver mine firm, the Honduran Rosario Mining Company, ended its magnificent run in the seams. Silver production peaked, and then entered a slow decline. World Bank economic statistics for Honduras are… Expand