Slow day......

What a long and boring day! Part of me is happy to go back to class tomorrow! Maybe the fact that I will have the car helps a bit...

Now, those two statements do require some explanation...

First, why I haven't been going to school the last week...
I study in the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras (UNAH) ... where anything can happen (yes, I am being sarcastic :-p). The university is run by the government and as you can imagine that always means trouble, mostly unsatisfied workers and students.
This time, the students... Last week two buildings were closed by a group of upset students demanding that the Honduran Health Department checked the entire school, because some of the buildings were having water problems, causing really disgusting toilets as you can imagine.

Finally on Thursday, after two days of protests, their voices were heard and the school was closed. And since Monday we've been waiting for them to reopen the school but they kept delaying it, because the works weren't finished, or at least they didn't satisfy the health department's expectations. Apparently everything is fixed now, and we can all merrily go back to our lives!

Now, on the car issue...
Well, this was a bit more tricky...
As everywhere in the world, we are having serious gas problems (ok, ok, maybe not on petroleum producing countries. But hey, we are poor!) And in a way to fix this problem, the government decided to implement a sticker program.
The stickers would have different colors representing the day of the week that the car couldn't circulate...

This, as you can guess didn't make anyone happy (except my dad...), and had the whole country talking about it for the last month. The famous stickers were given last week, causing even more controversy as the whole process was plagued with abnormalities and problems.
Finally, this monday was S-day (Sticker day!) and things didn't go quite as planned... I mean, how do you come up with this plan and decide to give a try-out week? No one was going to put the stickers, if it didn't matter anyway!

But me, being the good little girl that I am, was kinda forced to place it by my mom...
Now comes the cruel part of the story, the Supreme Court ruled against it today and now we don't need the damned stickers!
Couldn't they do that last week? Or wait, three weeks ago, when the president had the wonderful idea of spending 1.5 million lempiras (almost $80,000) in printing the thingies in the first place!
But hey, at least I'll have my car tomorrow...

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