David McWilliams: Feeling the heat in the Caribbean

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel empire reports in dollars – meaning that falls in the local Caribbean currencies hit the company’s bottom line

11th October, 2015
Digicel has made money – and proved popular – across the Caribbean

Honduras is about as far from Ireland as you can get. It is extremely dangerous, very poor and over the past few years this little Central American country has become the fulcrum of the drug trafficking wars as vicious drug gangs battle it out for supremacy.

Arriving in San Pedro Sula on my way to film the extraordinary Mayan ruins of Copan is totally disorientating, not least because we arrived in a terrifying Caribbean storm...

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