The Central American nation has been a rare beacon of stability in the region through much of its independence, even though it was for Honduras that O. Henry first coined the term "banana republic." The country has witnessed instability since a 2009 coup, and its contentious 2017 elections haven't helped. It remains one of the poorest nations in the Western Hemisphere. Honduras is one of the largest exporters of knitwear in the Americas.
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