first_imgBy Dialogo July 01, 2012 An Army tank carries children in 1998 during a tour of the northern city of San Pedro Sula, Honduras, marking the birth of the Central American independence hero, Francisco Morazán. Morazán was president of the United Provinces of Central America from 1830 to 1840 and was considered a military and political hero. He was born in Honduras on October 3, 1792, and was executed by a firing squad in San José, Costa Rica, on September 15, 1842, after he led forces in a failed attempt to restore the federation.last_img

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