TEGUCIGALPA – On Thursday, August 21, U.S. Ambassador to Honduras James D. Nealon presented his credentials to the Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez in a brief ceremony at Casa Presidencial. Ambassador Nealon arrived in Tegucigalpa on August 13 after being confirmed by the United States Senate as Ambassador on July 15, and being sworn in on August 11, 2014.
Ambassador Nealon had the opportunity to address to the Honduran media, saying, “Honduras has no better friend or better partner than the United States and that will not change.” “My wife Kristin and I are delighted to be in your beautiful country. We look forward to visiting the country, from north to south, from west to east, to learn about the Honduran culture and its heritage, but more importantly the beauty essence of this nation, its people,” he added.
Ambassador Nealon was accompanied by his wife Kristin, Deputy Chief of Mission Julie de Torres, USAID Mission Director James Watson, and Political Counselor Stewart Tuttle.