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Description

A summary about the economy of Honduras in 1998, with particular emphasises on the country’s dependence on agricultural exports such as bananas. The experiences of Laura Isabel Baptista, who survived the hurricane, are recounted.

Classroom Ideas

Could be used to discuss the impact of a tropical revolving storm on individuals as well as the local economy. A card-sort exercise could be devised showing the sequence of events which happened to Laura Isabel Baptist. This could also be adapted into the form of a timeline or illustrated storyboard.

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