Motagua

Motagua

(mōtä`gwä), river, c.250 mi (400 km) long, rising in S central Guatemala and flowing NE to the Gulf of Honduras. The longest river within Guatemala, it waters a valley where hemp and bananas are raised. The trans-Guatamala railroad follows the valley.
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Jim Carney celebrates Mass in Motagua, Honduras in May 1968.
The Honduran – signed by Lennon for PS600,000 from Motagua in 2010 – was outstanding in his first season and won all of the Player of the Year awards.
Emilio Izaguirre fait ses debuts professionnels dans son pays natal sous les couleurs de Motagua, en 2004.
This river city of the Classic Period controlled the important Motagua Valley trade route and linked the Caribbean coast with interior settlements.
Added to this, the Sierra Caral forest contains the Bobos, Las Animas, Negro, Chiquito, Frio, Platanos, and Nuevo Cacao river basins, feeder rivers that converge in the Rio Motagua basin and which constitute a crucial water supply for local communities.
LA GALAXY need three more points to secure a place in the CONCACAF Champions League knockout stages and they have every chance of getting the result they need away to Honduran outfit Motagua in the early hours of tomorrow morning, writes Dan Childs.
But Izaguirre, who joined Celtic for pounds 600,000 from Motagua in his homeland, insisted on Monday that he wanted to stay at Celtic.
xerographica is a dry area in the valley of Rio Motagua on the foot of the Sierra de las Minas.
The closure of the Entre Rios customs at the Guatemalan border with Honduras due to the collapse of the bridge over the Motagua river meant that Izabel in Guatemala was cut off from the Honduran industrial capital, San Pedro Sula.
It was first reported from xeric environments within the Motagua drainage (Campbell and Vannini, 1988), with subsequent reports from various localities within this watershed (Beck, 2005; Ariano-Sanchez D.
The 24-year-old was at Celtic Park yesterday to discuss a move from Motagua in his homeland.
To visit Quirigua Park--which, like Tikal and Antigua, has been declared a UNESCO human heritage site--you would travel east along the Motagua river valley.