Deputy Undersecretary for International Affairs Thea Lee of the U.S. Department of Labor Visits Honduras

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Deputy Undersecretary for International Affairs Thea Lee is in Guatemala and Honduras this week meeting with government officials and representatives of employers and workers to support efforts to promote decent work and to improve labor rights compliance under the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR).  The visit underscores the ... Read More»

WEATHER ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that the formation of Tropical Storm Bonnie could reach Honduran territory this weekend with the potential to convert into a Category 1 hurricane.  The disturbance is expected to move from southwestern Caribbean in a northwesterly direction near eastern Nicaragua and Honduras, bringing very heavy rains to the ... Read More»

Fact Sheet: President Biden’s Interagency Task Force on the Reunification of Families

Release Date: June 3, 2022 The Biden-Harris Administration is committed to the safe reunification of families that were unjustly separated at the U.S.-Mexico border between January 2017 and January 2021. In February 2021, President Biden created the Family Reunification Task Force to help identify and reunify families separated under the prior administration’s Zero-Tolerance policy at the ... Read More»

Security Alert: “La Embajada” Bar

Location: Honduras, Tegucigalpa Event: Two shooting incidents have recently taken place in or near the “La Embajada” bar in Tegucigalpa.  There are also allegations of other illegal activities taking place at the establishment.  U.S. personnel and their dependents are prohibited from using the “La Embajada” bar until further notice.  U.S. citizens in Honduras should also ... Read More»

FACT SHEET: President Biden Announces the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity

JUNE 08, 2022 At the opening ceremony of the Summit of the Americas, President Biden will announce the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity, a historic new agreement to drive our hemisphere’s economy recovery and growth, and deliver for our working people. Accounting for 31.9 % of global GDP, the Western Hemisphere is one of the ... Read More»

The Government of the United States of America Donates 249,210 Pfizer Vaccines Doses and 42,000 Dilution Vials in the Fight against COVID-19

Tegucigalpa – On June 7, 2022, the United States donated 249,210 safe and effective Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses and 42,000 dilution vials to the people of Honduras. This donation was made possible through the COVAX mechanism and is part of the global effort by the Biden Administration to save lives and end the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read More»

Remarks for Ambassador Laura F. Dogu at Discovery School Graduation Ceremony 

Happy graduation day, Discovery School Seniors! I am Laura Dogu, the U.S. Ambassador to Honduras. Thank you for the opportunity to join your celebration. Congratulations on achieving this milestone! Despite the challenges caused by the ongoing pandemic, you pushed through. Your hard work has paid off, and your future is bright. You have studied hard ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protests on June 6, 2022

Location: Honduras, Tegucigalpa Event: Protests are currently taking place at the Tegucigalpa exit to Olancho, next to Mall Premier and the South exit of Highway CA-5 by community members demanding the repair of the road.  Traffic is blocked in those areas.  Honduran police are expected to deploy those locations.  These protests may spread or occur ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protests on June 2, 2022

Location: Honduras, San Pedro Sula Event: Protests are currently taking place at Highway CA-13 between San Pedro Sula (SPS) and the SPS international airport by community members demanding the construction/repair of dikes to prevent flooding. Traffic is blocked in those areas.  U.S. citizens in Honduras are reminded to maintain awareness of their surroundings as the ... Read More»

Ambassador Laura F. Dogu’s Remarks for the HIV Clinic Donation Ceremony at the Hospital Salvador Paredes in Trujillo, Colón

June 1, 2022 Minister of Defense José Manuel Zelaya, Mayor of Trujillo Héctor Mendoza, representatives of the community and special guests, A very good day to you all. It is a pleasure to be here to show our support to the Honduran people and strengthen the ties between our countries. Although this is my first ... Read More»

Remarks Ambassador Laura F. Dogu for Reception for the completion of First Major Phase of Construction of the New Facilities of the U.S. Embassy

Friday May 27, 2022 Your excellency, Mr. Chancellor Enrique Reina, Ministers, Diplomatic Corps and special guests, Good afternoon. Thank you to everyone who accepted our invitation to commemorate the completion of a major phase of the construction of the new facilities of the U.S. Embassy. We are here to celebrate an important moment in the ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protests on June 1, 2022

Location: Honduras, Tegucigalpa Event: Protests are currently taking place at the Department of Education (Blvd. Fuerzas Armadas) in Tegucigalpa and INSEP (near Clinicas San Jorge) in Comayaguela.  Traffic might be affected in those areas.  U.S. citizens in Honduras are reminded to maintain awareness of their surroundings as the situation may change quickly.  Even demonstrations intended ... Read More»

Security Alert: Celebration Ongoing in Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula

Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras Event: Motagua soccer team members are celebrating their soccer championship win near Blvd. Morazan in Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula.  Traffic in nearby areas is being affected.  U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain awareness of their surroundings as even peaceful celebrations may turn violent with little or no notice. Actions to Take:  Avoid travel ... Read More»

Readout of Vice President Harris´ Call with President Castro of Honduras

MAY 27, 2022 • STATEMENTS AND RELEASES Vice President Kamala Harris today spoke with President Xiomara Castro of Honduras.  President Castro updated the Vice President on actions she has taken to advance Honduras’ democracy and economy since the Vice President attended her historic inauguration in January 2022.  The Vice President and President Castro discussed deepening ... Read More»

Remarks for Ambassador Dogu  BCIU Virtual Town Hall

Thank you Peter, for the warm introduction.   Ambassador Popp, Chargé d’Affaires O’Brien and BCIU members.   Good afternoon to all.   My colleagues and I appreciate the opportunity to speak with BCIU members about this important region.  In particular, I appreciate the opportunity to speak about the challenges and opportunities in Honduras. I have only been in Honduras for a few ... Read More»

Remarks Ambassador Laura F. Dogu on CLDP Workshop

Thanks for the nice introduction, Siobhan. Minister Pedro Barquero. Director Fausto Calix. Ladies and gentlemen. Good morning. It is a pleasure to open this workshop. I want to thank the Commercial Law Development Program of the U.S. Department of Commerce for organizing it. This workshop is the second in a three-part series. It focuses on ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protests on May 19, 2022

Demonstration Alert: Protests on May 19, 2022 Update Location: Honduras, countrywide Event: In addition to a protest currently taking place at the Ministry of Health in Tegucigalpa by LIBRE party members, a protest is ongoing by former police officers demanding to be reinstated to the police at the following locations: Highway CA-5 at Tegucigalpa exit ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protests on May 17, 2022

Location: Honduras, Tegucigalpa Event: A demonstration is in progress in route to the Presidential Palace by the LGBTQ+ community who are celebrating that they can now change their names with the Honduran government. Traffic might be affected.  U.S. citizens in Honduras are reminded to maintain awareness of their surroundings as the situation may change quickly.  ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protests on May 16, 2022 Update

Location: Honduras, Tegucigalpa Event: In addition to a protest currently taking place at Tegucigalpa’s south exit due to the high cost of fuel, there is a protest in front of the Ministry of Finance in downtown Tegucigalpa by Comisión Permanente de Contingencias (COPECO) employees demanding severance pay.  Traffic might be affected.  U.S. citizens in Honduras ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protests on May 16, 2022

Location: Honduras, Tegucigalpa Event: A protest is currently taking place at Tegucigalpa’s south exit due to the high cost of fuel.  Thirty yellow buses are parked in the road.  Traffic might be affected.  U.S. citizens in Honduras are reminded to maintain awareness of their surroundings as the situation may change quickly.  Even demonstrations intended to ... Read More»

Security Alert: Soccer Match at the National Stadium on May 12 and May 15, 2022

Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras Event: A soccer match is scheduled to be played today, May 12, and Sunday, May 15, 2022, at the National Stadium west of Blvd. Morazan.  There will be road closures around the stadium and traffic will be impacted.  U.S. citizens should avoid the National Stadium area and are reminded to maintain awareness of their ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protests on May 12, 2022

Location: Honduras, Tegucigalpa Event: A protest is currently taking place in front of the Ministry of Finance downtown in Tegucigalpa by former government employees who are demanding back pay. Traffic might also be affected.  U.S. citizens in Honduras are reminded to maintain awareness of their surroundings as the situation may change quickly.  Even demonstrations intended ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protests on May 11, 2022 Update

Location: Honduras, countrywide Event: Due to ongoing transportation protests against high fuel prices, Honduras continues to experience issues with major roadways being blocked or heavily restricting movement.  Some of the protest sites include: • Tegucigalpa – Northern exit on Highway CA-5 heading towards Comayagua/Palmerola Airport. • San Pedro Sula – Entering into/out of the city ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protests on May 11, 2022

Location: Honduras, countrywide Event: Please be advised that protests are scheduled to continue around the country and are blocking traffic in main cities around Honduras. Additionally, there are reported fuel shortages and long lines at gas stations throughout the country. Actions to Take: Be prepared for delays and heavy traffic in major cities and highways ... Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Laura F. Dogu on the Donation of 250,380 Doses of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine and 42,000 Dilution Vials

Minister of Health, José Manuel Matheu PAHO/WHO Representative, Doctor Amalia Ayala   Director of PAI, Doctor María Elena Guevara Ladies and Gentlemen, Good morning.  We have all been affected by COVID-19. Our children could not go to school. It became harder to work. And most importantly, we lost friends and family. I remember the relief ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protests on May 10, 2022

Location: Honduras, countrywide Event: Multiple protests continue taking place throughout the country.  Traffic is being affected on main roads in cities around Honduras.  Both lanes on CA-5 highway are blocked towards Comayagua and affecting travel to Palmerola Airport.  U.S. citizens in Honduras are reminded to maintain awareness of their surroundings as the situation may change ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protests on May 9, 2022 Update

Location: Honduras, countrywide Event: In addition to the multiple protests currently taking place throughout the country by cargo drivers who are demanding better pay, there is a protest outside of the Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa by members of the indigenous communities who are demanding mining activity to stop. Traffic is being ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protests on May 9, 2022

Location: Honduras, countrywide Event: Multiple protests are currently taking place throughout the country by cargo drivers who are demanding better pay. Traffic is being affected on main roads.  U.S. citizens in Honduras are reminded to maintain awareness of their surroundings as the situation may change quickly.  Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational ... Read More»

The Government of the United States of America Donates 250,380 Pfizer Vaccines Doses and 42,000 Dilution Vials in the Fight against COVID-19

Tegucigalpa, M.D.C. – The embassy of the United States of America en Tegucigalpa announces a new donation to Honduras by the U.S. Government of 250,380 doses of Pfizer vaccines against COVID-19 and 42,000 vials of diluents.  The donation will arrive in shipments on May 5, 6, and 10.  This donation is part of the global ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protests on May 5, 2022 Update

Location: Honduras, Tegucigalpa Event: In addition to a protest currently taking place at downtown Distrito Central in Tegucigalpa, a protest is currently taking place at Casa Presidencial by members of the LIBRE Party who are demanding job openings for its members. Traffic might also be affected.  U.S. citizens in Honduras are reminded to maintain awareness ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protests on May 5, 2022

Location: Honduras, Tegucigalpa Event: A protest is currently taking place at downtown Distrito Central in Tegucigalpa held by municipality employees that were fired and are demanding their severance payment. Traffic might also be affected.  U.S. citizens in Honduras are reminded to maintain awareness of their surroundings as the situation may change quickly.  Even demonstrations intended ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Social Security Services

U.S. Social Security Services Honduras – May 16 – 20, 2022 The U.S. Embassy in Honduras is pleased to announce that representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Office will visit Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula and Roatán to offer services for beneficiaries or individuals with questions about U.S. Social Security benefits. Where:  US Consular Section, US ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protests on May 3, 2022

Location: Honduras, Tegucigalpa Event: A protest is currently taking place at downtown Distrito Central in Tegucigalpa held by municipality employees that were fired and are demanding their severance payment. Traffic might also be affected.  U.S. citizens in Honduras are reminded to maintain awareness of their surroundings as the situation may change quickly.  Even demonstrations intended ... Read More»

Tito Montes Bobadilla

NAME: Tito Montes Bobadilla ALIASES: Alejandro Montes Bobadilla, “Pimpi” DOB: June 20, 1989 POB: Limon, Colon, Honduras NATIONALITY: Honduran CITIZENSHIP: Honduran HEIGHT: Unknown WEIGHT: Unknown HAIR COLOR: Black EYE COLOR: Brown SCARS, TATTOOS, OR MARKS: Unknown On or about October 8, 2015, a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia returned an indictment charging Tito Montes Bobadilla (also known as Alejandro Montes Bobadilla or ... Read More»

Herlinda Bobadilla

NAME: Herlinda Bobadilla ALIAS ES: Erlinda Ramos Bobadilla, “Chinda” DOB: October 16, 1960POB: Limon, Colon, Honduras NATIONALITY: Honduran CITIZENSHIP: Honduran HEIGHT: Unknown WEIGHT: Unknown HAIR COLOR: Black EYE COLOR: Brown SCARS, TATTOOS, OR MARKS: Unknown On or about October 8, 2015, a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia returned an indictment charging Tito Montes Bobadilla (also known as Alejandro Montes-Bobadilla or ... Read More»

Juan Carlos Montes Bobadilla

NAME: Juan Carlos Montes Bobadilla ALIASES: “Mono” DOB: May 5, 1986 POB: Limon, Colon, Honduras NATIONALITY: Honduran CITIZENSHIP: Honduran HEIGHT: Unknown WEIGHT: Unknown HAIR COLOR: Black EYE COLOR: Brown SCARS, TATTOOS, OR MARKS: Unknown On or about October 8, 2015, a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia returned an indictment charging Tito Montes Bobadilla (also known as Alejandro Montes-Bobadilla or Pimpi), Herlinda Bobadilla ... Read More»

STATEMENT: Department of State Offers Reward for Information to Bring Honduran Drug Traffickers to Justice

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY NED PRICE, SPOKESPERSON May 2, 2022 Department of State Offers Reward for Information to Bring Honduran Drug Traffickers to Justice The U.S. Department of State is offering rewards of up to $5 million each for information leading to the arrests and/or convictions of ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Possible Protests on May 1, 2022

Location: Honduras, countrywide Event: Protests may take place throughout Honduras on May 1, 2022 which is the Honduran Labor Day. Historically on this date, workers’ syndicates perform demonstrations in the main cities of Honduras. These demonstrations tend to affect traffic along their routes. Although normally peaceful, U.S citizens should avoid any demonstration as even peaceful ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protests on April 29, 2022

Location: Honduras, Tegucigalpa Event: A protest is currently taking place in Blvd. Juan Pablo II in front of the Presidential Palace in Tegucigalpa. Traffic might also be affected.  U.S. citizens in Honduras are reminded to maintain awareness of their surroundings as the situation may change quickly.  Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational ... Read More»

Media Logistics – Summit of the Americas

Summit of the Americas 2022 - Media Logistics Advisory #1 Media Credential Application Deadline : Friday, May 6th 5:30 PM Eastern Time (ET). Background The United States will host the Ninth Summit of the Americas the week of June 6-10 in Los Angeles, California with a focus on “Building a Sustainable, Resilient, and Equitable Future” for our hemisphere. As the only hemispheric ... Read More»

U.S.-Honduras Strategic Dialogue

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON APRIL 26, 2022 Yesterday in Washington, DC, Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Uzra Zeya and Honduran Foreign Minister Enrique Reina launched the United States-Honduras Strategic Dialogue.  Vice President Kamala Harris proposed this Strategic Dialogue during her meeting with President Xiomara Castro on January 27, ... Read More»

Security Alert: Department of Colón and areas near Trujillo

Location: Honduras, Department of Colón and areas near Trujillo Event: Three police officers were assassinated on April 24, 2022, off Highway CA-13 near Trujillo.  U.S. citizens in Honduras should avoid the areas near Trujillo in the Department of Colón and are reminded to maintain awareness of their surroundings. Actions to Take: Avoid areas near Trujillo ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protests April 22, 2022-April, 24, 2022

Location: Honduras, countrywide Event: A protest is scheduled today at 5:00 pm in Morazan Blvd. Plaza Tigo in Tegucigalpa related to the extradition of Ex-President Juan Orlando Hernandez. U.S. citizens should be alert that similar protests may take place throughout the weekend. Traffic might also be affected.  U.S. citizens in Honduras are reminded to maintain ... Read More»

Juan Orlando Hernández, Former President of Honduras, Indicted on Drug-Trafficking and Firearms Charges, Extradited to the United States from Honduras

Hernández Allegedly Partnered with Some of the Largest Cocaine Traffickers in the World to Transport Tons of Cocaine through Honduras to the United States. Juan Orlando Hernández, aka JOH, 53, the former President of Honduras, will make his initial appearance tomorrow, April 22, before Magistrate Judge Stewart D. Aaron in federal court in New York ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protests on April 21, 2022

Location: Honduras, countrywide Event: Protests may take place related to the extradition of Ex-President Juan Orlando Hernandez today, April 21, 2022. Traffic might also be affected.  U.S. citizens in Honduras are reminded to maintain awareness of their surroundings as the situation may change quickly.  Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate ... Read More»

Security Alert: Nationwide Protests on April 20, 2022

Location: Countrywide Event: Nationwide Protests on April 20, 2022 There are currently nationwide protests by vehicle importers demanding a law change. These protests are affecting traffic in these areas thus far: SPS airport- La Meza CA5 Siguatepeque/Comayagua El Paraiso-Jacaleapa Santa Rosa -Gracias Lempira road Puerto Cortes The event is ongoing. Drivers are using their vehicles to block ... Read More»

Security Alert: Semana Santa Reminder-Personal and Driver Safety

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras Location: Countrywide Event: Semana Santa Reminder – Personal and Driving Safety As people travel throughout Honduras during Semana Santa, driving conditions will be more hazardous due to increased vehicular traffic.  Additionally, increased police presence and check points will affect vehicle traffic throughout Honduras.  U.S. citizens should prepare accordingly. In general, crime ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Countrywide Protests

Location: Countrywide Event: Several protests are scheduled throughout the country against the government, starting as early as 6 am on Thursday, April 7 due to the high price of fuel.  U.S. citizens are advised to maintain awareness of their surroundings as even peaceful demonstrations may turn violent with little or no notice. Actions to Take:  Be aware of your ... Read More»

The U.S. Government Donates 504,00 Pediatric Syringes and 220,000 Vials of Dilution to Honduras

Tegucigalpa, M.D.C. – The Embassy of the United States of America in Tegucigalpa, Honduras announces a new donation of 504,000 pediatric syringes and 220,000 dilution vials to Honduras. This donation is part of the global efforts of the Biden-Harris Administration to save lives and defeat the COVID-19 pandemic in Honduras and the world. The United ... Read More»

Statement by Secretary Mayorkas on CDC’s Title 42 Order Termination

Release Date: April 1, 2022 WASHINGTON – Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas released the following statement in response to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) determination that it will, effective May 23, 2022, terminate its Title 42 public health Order. Pursuant to its Title 42 authority, the CDC has, since March ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens: Resumption of Consular Report of Birth Abroad appointments at the U.S. Consular Agency in San Pedro Sula

Message to U.S. Citizens: Resumption of Consular Report of Birth Abroad appointments at the U.S. Consular Agency in San Pedro Sula Location: Honduras, countrywide Event: Starting March 31, 2022, the U.S. Consular Agency in San Pedro Sula will resume routine Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) appointments. The Consular Agency continues to provide notarial services and passport renewals on a ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Protest at CA-5

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras Location: CA-5 Event: A protest is scheduled on CA-5, approximately 2 miles south of Comayagua and near Palmerola Airport, starting as early as 5 am on Monday, March 28 by cargo transportation drivers. The drivers may use their vehicles to block the traffic in both lanes, including access to the Palmerola Airport.  ... Read More»

The U.S. Government Donates 349,830 Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines to Honduras

Tegucigalpa, M.D.C. – The Embassy of the United States of America in Tegucigalpa announces the donation, promised by Vice President of the United States Kamala Harris during her January 27 visit, will be delivered to Honduras in three shipments between March 16 and 18. The U.S. government’s first donation this year includes 349,830 doses of ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens: Resumption of Routine Services for U.S. Citizens

Message to U.S. Citizens: Resumption of Routine Services for U.S. Citizens Location: Honduras, countrywide Event: Starting March 16, 2022, the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa will resume routine passport, notarial, and Consular Report of Birth Abroad appointments. All U.S. citizens are welcome to schedule appointments according to their need. Please find more information at the following address: https://hn.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/ The Embassy continues to also ... Read More»

U.S. AND HONDURAN MILITARY EXCHANGE FOR THE CONSERVATION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE

Tegucigalpa, Honduras – Members of Joint Task Force-Bravo of the U.S. Southern Command stationed at the Enrique Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras will carry out a cultural heritage conservation exchange in cooperation with members of the 120th Infantry Brigade of the Armed Forces of Honduras in the Copán Ruins from March 7-11.  The Honduran ... Read More»

Remarks of President Joe Biden – State of the Union Address As Prepared for Delivery

MARCH 01, 2022   United States Capitol Madam Speaker, Madam Vice President, our First Lady and Second Gentleman. Members of Congress and the Cabinet. Justices of the Supreme Court. My fellow Americans. Last year COVID-19 kept us apart. This year we are finally together again. Tonight, we meet as Democrats Republicans and Independents. But most importantly as Americans. With ... Read More»

Explanation of Vote by Amb. Thomas-Greenfield on a UNSC Resolution Calling for an UNGA Emergency Special Session on Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield U.S. Representative to the United Nations New York, New York February 27, 2022 AS DELIVERED Colleagues, on Friday night we stood together outside this chamber to declare that the Russian veto would not stop us from holding Russia accountable for invading a sovereign state – a state that dared to be a ... Read More»

Remarks by President Biden on Russia’s Unprovoked and Unjustified Attack on Ukraine

February 24, 2022 East Room 1:43 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Sorry to keep you waiting.  Good afternoon.  The Russian military has begun a brutal assault on the people of Ukraine without provocation, without justification, without necessity. This is a premeditated attack.  Vladimir Putin has been planning this for months, as I’ve been — as we’ve ... Read More»

Statement by President Biden on Russia’s Unprovoked and Unjustified Attack on Ukraine

FEBRUARY 23, 2022 The prayers of the entire world are with the people of Ukraine tonight as they suffer an unprovoked and unjustified attack by Russian military forces. President Putin has chosen a premeditated war that will bring a catastrophic loss of life and human suffering. Russia alone is responsible for the death and destruction ... Read More»

The Government of the United States of America donates 18 ultra-low temperature freezers to Honduras for the fight against COVID-19.

Tegucigalpa, M.D.C. – The Embassy of the United States of America in Tegucigalpa, Honduras is pleased to announce a donation of 18 ultra-low temperature freezers in support of the efforts of the Ministry of Health in the fight against COVID-19. This donation from the U.S. government is made possible through the Office of Security Cooperation ... Read More»

Gen. Laura J. Richardson

Gen. Laura J. Richardson Commander, U.S. Southern Command General Laura J. Richardson is a native of Northglenn, Colorado and a graduate of Metropolitan State University of Denver, Colorado. She was commissioned into the U.S. Army and trained as an Army Aviator. She holds a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense ... Read More»

Security Alert: Call for Parades/Caravans in Celebration of the Recent Arrest of Ex-President Juan Orlando Hernandez

Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras Event: There have been public calls for parades/caravans to take place in support of the recent arrest of Ex-President Juan Orlando Hernandez today, February 15, 2022, at Blvd. Morazán and other locations around Tegucigalpa from 6 pm onward. Traffic might be affected. U.S. citizens in Honduras are reminded to maintain awareness of ... Read More»

Emily Mendrala

Emily Mendrala  Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs U.S. Department of State January  20, 2021 – Present. Currently serves as a Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs covering Cuba and regional migration. Emily was the Executive Director of the Center for Democracy in the Americas, promoting U.S. policies of ... Read More»

Honduran Citizen Geovanny Fuentes Ramírez Sentenced to Life Imprisonment and to Deliver USD 151.7 Million

Fuentes Ramirez Conspired with High-Ranking Honduran Politicians and Members of the Honduran Military and National Police to Operate a Cocaine Lab in Honduras and Distribute Cocaine Using Air and Maritime Routes. Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that GEOVANNY FUENTES RAMIREZ was sentenced today to life ... Read More»

U.S. Actions against Former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez for Corruption

The United States’ commitment to fighting corruption and promoting democracy, rule of law, and accountability in support of the people of Central America is ironclad. We believe these issues are key to a brighter future for Central America. To advance this priority, we are declassifying and publicizing the inclusion of former Honduran President Juan Orlando ... Read More»

Health Alert: Suspension of Routine Services for U.S. Citizens

Location: Honduras, countrywide Event: Starting February 2, 2022, all routine passport, notarial, and Consular Report of Birth Abroad appointments have been temporarily suspended at the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras to reduce opportunities for transmission of COVID-19. Once the American Citizen Services Unit resumes regular consular operations, you will be able to reschedule your appointment.  The ... Read More»

Remarks by Vice President Harris and President Xiomara Castro of the Republic of Honduras Before Bilateral Meeting

Presidential Palace Tegucigalpa, Honduras PRESIDENT CASTRO:  (As interpreted.)  Madam Vice President.  I wanted to tell you, Madam Vice President, that it was the right decision sending me on the tour because it opened dialogue, it created that peace of sitting down with different sectors, and to be very clear that President Biden’s government — his ... Read More»

Readout of Vice President Harris’s Meeting with President Castro of Honduras

Vice President Kamala Harris met today with Honduran President Xiomara Castro, which was President Castro’s first meeting with a foreign leader following her inauguration. They discussed deepening our cooperation across a broad range of issues, including addressing the root causes of migration, combatting corruption, and expanding economic opportunity. Vice President Harris welcomed the opportunity to engage ... Read More»

Security Alert: Road Closures for Upcoming Honduran Presidential Inauguration (Update)

Location: Honduras, countrywide Event: The Honduran Presidential Inauguration will take place at the National Stadium on Thursday, January 27th, 2022.  There will also be state sponsored events through the city.  These events will result in significant road closures around Tegucigalpa starting at 0600 the morning of January 27th.  This will SEVERLY impede movement in and around Tegucigalpa and vehicles will be denied access to main arteries without the proper credentials. U.S. ... Read More»

Security Alert: Road Closures for Upcoming Honduran Presidential Inauguration

Location: Honduras, countrywide Event: The Honduran Presidential Inauguration will take place at the National Stadium on Thursday, January 27th, 2022.  There will also be state sponsored events through the city.  These events will result in significant road closures around Tegucigalpa starting at 0600 the morning of January 27th.  This will SEVERLY impede movement in and around Tegucigalpa and vehicles will be denied access to main arteries without the proper credentials. U.S. ... Read More»

Build Your Future in Honduras

Here are three good reasons to stay in Honduras :   1. If you get caught, you will be deported. Because of COVID, the US border is still closed. This means that you could get sent home as soon as you arrive. Don’t risk the journey or the money. Instead, invest in your country and ... Read More»

President Biden Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Honduras to Attend the Inauguration of Her Excellency Xiomara Castro

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Honduras to attend the Inauguration of Her Excellency Xiomara Castro on January 27, 2022, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The Honorable Kamala Harris, Vice President of the United States of America, will lead the delegation. Members of the Presidential Delegation: ... Read More»

Statement From Deputy Press Secretary Sabrina Singh on the Vice President’s Travel to Honduras

Vice President Kamala Harris will lead the Presidential Delegation to Honduras to attend the January 27 inauguration of President-elect Xiomara Castro.  The Vice President’s visit will further the commitment she and President-elect Castro made during their December 10 phone call to deepen the partnership between the United States and Honduras and work together to advance ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Absentee Voting in 2022

Location: Honduras, countrywide  Event:  Registering to vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world! Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to FVAP.gov to connect to your state’s voter portal to ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens:  Passport Fee to Increase on December 27, 2021

Message for U.S. Citizens:  Passport Fee to Increase on December 27, 2021 Effective December 27, 2021, the passport security surcharge fee will increase by $20.  For minor passport applicants who use Form DS-11, the new fee is $135 (HNL 3,308).  For adults renewing their passports using Form DS-82, the new fee is $130 (HNL 3,185).  ... Read More»

Honduras Travel Advisory: CDC Travel Health Notice Lowered from Level 3 to 2

This is an update that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2  Travel Health Notice for Honduras due to COVID-19, indicating a moderate level of COVID-19 in the country. Your risk of contracting COVID-19 and developing severe symptoms may be lower if you are fully vaccinated with an  FDA authorized vaccine . Before planning any international travel, please review the CDC’s ... Read More»

Administrator Samantha Power on New H-2B Visa Allocations for Northern Central America and Haiti

Statement Monday, December 20, 2021 The  decision  of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, in consultation with the U.S. Department of Labor, to reserve 6,500 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas for Guatemalans, Hondurans, Salvadorans, and Haitians is the right move at the right time. The United States is committed to addressing the root causes of irregular ... Read More»

Alert: International Flights at Toncontin Airport (TGU)

Event:   From December 16, 2021, the Honduran Agency for Civil Aeronautics will cease many international flights to Toncontin International Airport (TGU) in Tegucigalpa, in conjunction with the opening of Palmerola International Airport (XPL) in Comayagua.  Domestic and international flights to and from Toncontin International Airport (TGU) may be affected or canceled. Please consult with your airline to ... Read More»

Readout of Vice President Kamala Harris’s Call with Presumptive Honduran President-Elect Xiomara Castro

DECEMBER 11, 2021 Yesterday, Vice President Kamala Harris called and congratulated Xiomara Castro on her historic victory as Honduras’ first female president.  They discussed their shared interest in addressing the root causes of migration, including by increasing economic opportunity, combatting corruption, addressing security threats, and improving access to health and education.  They committed to working ... Read More»

Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Uzra Zeya’s Travel to Honduras on December 12-13

DECEMBER 10, 2021 Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Uzra Zeya will visit Tegucigalpa, Honduras December 12 -13. This visit follows the November 28 national elections in Honduras in which a historic number of Hondurans cast their vote. Under Secretary Zeya will meet with President-Elect Xiomara Castro, private sector representatives, ... Read More»

Programa de Intercambio de Participación Comunitaria

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location: Honduras, countrywide Event:  On December 6, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will implement a one-day COVID-19 testing requirement for travelers over age two coming to the United States.  Regardless of vaccination status or nationality, any individual coming to the United States must show a negative pre-departure COVID-19 viral test taken the day before they board their flight to the ... Read More»

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN

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Alert: National Elections Sunday, November 28

EVENT: The Honduran national elections will be held Sunday, November 28, 2021. During elections, rallies and protests are commonplace. These gatherings are mostly peaceful but, in some instances, can turn violent. ACTIONS TO TAKE: Avoid demonstrations or large gatherings and leave the area immediately if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests. Be ... Read More»

The United States makes a new Donation of 250,040 doses of Moderna Vaccines against COVID-19 to Honduras

October 28, 2021 The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras is pleased to announce a donation from the government of the United States of 250,040 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to the people of Honduras. This additional donation of vaccine doses is part of the global effort of the Biden-Harris Administration to fight the COVID-19 ... Read More»

United States Department of Justice Task Force to Combat Corruption in Central America

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The United States Makes a New Donation of 106,470 Doses of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine to Honduras

October 7, 2021  The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras is pleased to announce a donation from the government of the United States of 106,470 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to the people of Honduras.  The vaccine doses arrived in the Honduran capital on October 6 and 7, 2021.    This new donation is in addition to United States’ donation of 81,900 doses of Pfizer vaccines on October 1 and 250,000 Moderna vaccines October 4, both of which ... Read More»

The United States makes a new Donation of 250,000 doses of Moderna Vaccines against COVID-19 to Honduras

October 4, 2021 The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras is pleased to announce a donation from the government of the United States of 250,000 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to the people of Honduras.  The vaccine doses arrived in the Honduran capital on October 4  2021.   This new donation is in addition to the 81,900 doses of Pfizer vaccines donated to Honduras on October 1, which also came from ... Read More»

Health Alert – National Curfew Suspended

LOCATION: Honduras, countrywide EVENT: National Curfew Suspended The Government of Honduras has suspended the national curfew as of October 1, 2021.  Individuals remaining out after 10pm are required to carry their original COVID-19 vaccination certificate documenting proof of vaccination. The opening and operation of bars, nightclubs, concerts, and community fairs remains prohibited. During the Morazánica holiday (6-10 ... Read More»

Medical Exams

Effective October 1, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Technical Instructions for panel physicians will require all immigrant visa applicants, all K fiancé(e) visa applicants, and nonimmigrant visa applicants who are referred to the panel physicians to receive a full COVID-19 vaccine series as part of their medical exam prior to being issued a visa.  The CDC requires the COVID-19 vaccine to be approved through either the World Health Organization (WHO) or the U.S. Food ... Read More»

The United States Makes a New Donation of 81,900 Doses of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine to Honduras

October 1, 2021 The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras is pleased to announce another donation from the government of the United States of 81,900 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to the people of Honduras through COVAX. The vaccine doses are arriving in the Honduran capital on October 1, 2021. This additional donation of vaccine ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location: Suyapa Boulevard, Tegucigalpa Event: A demonstration/protest is ongoing today, September 21, 2021, by the Property Institute on Suyapa Boulevard in Tegucigalpa. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area and are reminded to maintain awareness of their surroundings as even peaceful demonstrations may turn violent with little or no notice. Actions to Take:  Avoid travel to the areas ... Read More»

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN

Honduran Independence Day September 15, 2021 On behalf of the Government of the United States and the American people, I congratulate the people of Honduras on this very special 200th anniversary of independence. The United States and Honduras enjoy a long history of collaboration and are closely connected by culture, geography, family ties, and trade. ... Read More»

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (September 14, 2021)

Location: Honduras, countrywide Event: Celebrations for the Honduran National Independence Bicentennial will take place on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, with various demonstrations and parades in Tegucigalpa and across the country.  Past parades in Tegucigalpa have been largely peaceful, but traffic is expected to be heavy, especially along the parade routes.  U.S. citizens are reminded to ... Read More»

The United States Makes a New Donation of Nearly 89,000 Doses of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine to Honduras

September 3, 2021 The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras is pleased to announce another donation from the government of the United States of nearly 89,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to the people of Honduras. These are arriving on multiple flights in the Honduran capital on September 3 and 9, 2021. This additional donation ... Read More»

U.S. Social Security Services Honduras – September 20–24, 2021

The U.S. Embassy in Honduras is pleased to announce that representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Office will visit Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula to offer services for beneficiaries or individuals with questions about U.S. Social Security benefits. Where:  U.S. Consular Section, U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa. When:  September 20th and 21st from 8 am to 4 pm and September ... Read More»

The United States Makes a New Donation of Nearly 100,000 Doses of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine to Honduras

August 25, 2021 The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras is pleased to announce another donation from the government of the United States of nearly 100,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to the people of Honduras. This additional donation of vaccines is part of the global effort of the Biden-Harris Administration to fight the COVID-19 ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location: Guadalupe Bridge on Blvd. Morazán, Tegucigalpa, Honduras Event: A demonstration/protest is expected to take place today, July 30, 2021 at 4pm by the Guadalupe Bridge on Blvd. Morazán in Tegucigalpa. Protestors are expected to march eastbound on Blvd. Morazán toward the Tigo building. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area and are reminded to maintain ... Read More»

The United States Makes a New Donation of 1.5 Million Doses of Vaccines against COVID-19 to Honduras

July 22, 2021 The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras is pleased to announce another donation from the government of the United States of 1.5 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to the people of Honduras. This second large donation of vaccines is part of the global effort of the Biden-Harris Administration to fight against ... Read More»

U.S. Releases Section 353 List of Corrupt and Undemocratic Actors for Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 1, 2021 The United States is committed to improving social, economic, and political conditions in Central America because U.S. security and prosperity is tied to the success of our regional partners. Actions that undermine the rule of law and democracy in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, and their repercussions on the lives ... Read More»

353 Corrupt and Undemocratic Actors Report

Report to Congress on Foreign Persons who have Knowingly Engaged in Actions that Undermine Democratic Processes or Institutions, Significant Corruption, or Obstruction of Such Corruption in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras Section 353(b) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2021 (Div. FF, P.L. 116-260) Consistent with Section 353(b) of the ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (June 28, 2021) Location: Tigo Roundabout on Blvd. Morazán, Tegucigalpa, Honduras Event: A demonstration/protest is expected to take place today, June 28, 2021 at 4pm by the Tigo Roundabout on Blvd. Morazán in Tegucigalpa. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area and are reminded to maintain awareness of their surroundings ... Read More»

The United States Donates 1.5 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine to Honduras

San Pedro Sula – The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras announces the donation by the United States Government of 1.5 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The donated doses of vaccine will arrive via COVAX in San Pedro Sula on Sunday, ... Read More»

English Transcript of Press Engagement with Administrator Power -June 13, 2021, San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Administrator Power: … I would summarize that day for you. I visited the Rivera Hernández Outreach [Center], in one of the city’s toughest neighborhoods, where I met with young people who have been taken in by that great anchor institution. In an area where the center’s director, Pastor Arnold Linares, said that as many as ... Read More»

HEALTH ALERT:  U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT:  U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (June 10, 2021) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT:  Negative COVID-19 Test No Longer Required for Fully Vaccinated Travelers to Enter Honduras Effective June 2, 2021, The Government of Honduras has updated its requirements for entry into the country.   All travelers must still complete the online pre-check form, but fully vaccinated individuals with their original vaccination ... Read More»

Weather Alert for U.S. Citizens – Hurricane Season 2021

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the Hurricane Season which lasts through November 2021. Hurricane Season in the Atlantic begins June 1 and runs through November 30. The  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center  expects the 2021 season to be above average.  Forecasters predict a 60% chance of an above-normal season, but do not anticipate the historic level of storm ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras Event: A protest/vehicle caravan activity is expected today starting at Universidad Nacional Autonoma, Blvd. Suyapa. demanding full representation for new political parties at the voting stations at 4:30 pm. The planned route and destination of the caravan are currently unknown. U.S. citizens should avoid avoid Blvd. Suyapa area ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens – Re-Opening of Consular Agency in San Pedro Sula and Adult Passport Renewal by Mail as of June 1, 2021

The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras is pleased to inform the public that the Consular Agency in San Pedro Sula will re-open on June 1, 2021.  The Consular Agency in San Pedro Sula will only be open by appointment for passport and notarial services. Walk- ins will not be admitted. For passport requirements, please visit ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location: Toncontin Airport, Tegucigalpa, Honduras Event: A demonstration/protest by government employees is currently taking place today, May 20, 2021 at the Aeronautica Civil by the Toncontin airport exit in Tegucigalpa. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area and are reminded to maintain awareness of their surroundings as even peaceful demonstrations may turn violent with little or ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew in Effect The Government of Honduras has extended the national curfew from May 10 until May 23, from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. except in Olancho (see below). During the week, shopping and essential activities will be allowed daily from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. without regard to identification number, in all ... Read More»

COVID-19 Information

Last updated: 6/27/22 *** As of 12:01 a.m. EDT June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons aged two and above to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded.  Starting at 12:01 a.m. EDT on June 12, 2022, the CDC ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras Event: A soccer match is scheduled to be played today, April 7, at 8 pm in the Estadio Nacional Tiburcio Carias Andino in Tegucigalpa. Security measures will be taken to help ensure the safety of all attending the game. Road closures will begin around the stadium at 4pm and will last until the game ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras  (March 30, 2021) Location: Blvd Centroamerica, Tegucigalpa, Honduras Event: Demonstrations/strikes regarding the sentencing of Tony Hernandez are expected to take place on March 30, 2021 beginning at 4:00 pm by the Diunsa and Banco Atlantida roundabout located on Blvd Centroamerica. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. While similar events have ... Read More»

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 22, 2021) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew In Effect The Government of Honduras has extended the national curfew from March 22, 2021 until March 28, 2021 from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. During the week, shopping and essential activities will be allowed daily from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. without ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew Suspended During Internal and Primary Political Party Elections From Friday, March 12 to Tuesday, March 16, the national curfew is suspended in order for the internal and primary political party elections to be carried out on time, and in strict compliance of all biosecurity measures. For additional information on COVID-19, please: Consult ... Read More»

Security Alert- U. S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location: Honduras, countrywide Event: Honduran Primary Elections On Sunday, March 14, 2021, Honduran primary elections will take place for three major political parties.  The U.S. Embassy currently has no information that necessitates a change in the security situation during or immediately after the primary elections. However, U.S. citizens are advised to avoid demonstrations or spontaneous gatherings and maintain awareness of their surroundings as even peaceful celebrations ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras Event: On February 28, 2021, two rival Tegucigalpa-based soccer teams, Motagua and Olimpia, will meet for a high-profile soccer match scheduled to take place at 4:00 p.m. in the National Stadium.  The pre-game and after-game celebrations associated with this rivalry have historically been marred by violence from their fan clubs or bars in the ... Read More»

Mask Policy Update

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends: Non-medical disposable masks that fit properly (snugly around the nose and chin with no large gaps around the sides of the face). Masks made with breathable fabric (such as cotton), masks made with tightly woven fabric (i.e., fabrics that do not let light pass through when held ... Read More»

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (February 17, 2021) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew In Effect The Government of Honduras has extended the national curfew until February 21, 2021 from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. During the week, shopping and essential activities will be allowed daily from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. without regard to identification number, ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (February 1, 2021) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew In Effect The Government of Honduras has extended the national curfew from January 31, 2021 to February 7, 2021 from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. During the week, shopping and essential activities will be allowed daily from 5:00 a.m. to ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT –  U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (January 27, 2021) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: CDC Order on Pre-Flight Testing On January 26, 2021, the CDC Order on pre-flight COVID-19 testing for all international travelers to the United States went into effect. The new CDC order requires all aircraft passengers, with limited exceptions, age two and over departing ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (January 26, 2021) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Negative COVID-19 Test Required for Travel to the United States Beginning January 26 The U.S. Department of State and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) remind all travelers that beginning today, January 26, all air passengers two years of age or older arriving ... Read More»

Inaugural Address by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

The United States Capitol 11:52 AM EST THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence, distinguished guests, and my fellow Americans. This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day of history and hope. Of renewal and resolve. Through a crucible for the ages America ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy  Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy  Tegucigalpa, Honduras (January 17, 2021) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew In Effect The Government of Honduras announced a national curfew from January 17, 2021 to January 24, 2021 from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. During the week, shopping and essential activities will be allowed daily from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. without regard ... Read More»

Health Alert – Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs

Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel or provide a positive test result and ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy  Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy  Tegucigalpa, Honduras (January 13, 2021) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Change in U.S. Entry Requirements The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding the requirement for entering the United States.  A negative COVID-19 test will be required for all air passengers.  This includes U.S. citizens and Legally Permanent Residents. The order was signed by the ... Read More»

CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding the requirement for a negative COVID-19 test to all air passengers entering the United States. Testing before and after travel is a critical layer to slow the introduction and spread of COVID-19. This strategy is consistent with the current phase of the pandemic and more efficiently ... Read More»

Health Alert –  U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew In Effect The Government of Honduras announced a national curfew from January 10, 2021 to January 17, 2021 from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. During the week, shopping and essential activities will be allowed daily from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. without regard to identification number. Bars, night clubs, and convention centers are ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: The Government of Honduras announced the following temporary measures in response to the new strain of COVID-19, as of December 23, 2020: Non-resident Honduran citizens and tourists coming from the United Kingdom or South Africa or having visited or transited through those areas in the last 21 days are restricted from entering Honduras via ... Read More»

Asylum Cooperative Agreement with Honduras Finalized

WASHINGTON, DC – On December 18, 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that the United States and Honduras have concluded the implementation accords for the Asylum Cooperative Agreement (ACA) signed in September 2019. Under the ACA, certain migrants requesting asylum or similar humanitarian protection at the U.S. border may be transferred to ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

DEMONSTRATION ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (November 27, 2020) LOCATION: Tegucigalpa, Honduras EVENT: There is a protest in progress at the Toncontín International Airport in Tegucigalpa. Be advised there is heavy security presence in the area. Traffic might be affected. U.S. citizens should avoid any demonstration, as even peaceful ones can turn violent with little or ... Read More»

USAID Deploys Disaster-Assistance Response Team in Response to Central America Hurricanes, Allocates $17 Million in Additional Humanitarian Aid

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is deploying a Disaster-Assistance Response Team (DART) to respond to back-to-back hurricanes in Central America, where Hurricane Iota made landfall yesterday as a powerful Category 4 storm just two weeks after Hurricane Eta hit the same region. USAID’s DART is leading the U.S. Government’s response to these storms. ... Read More»

Weather Alert: Hurricane Iota – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

WEATHER ALERT: Hurricane Iota – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (November 16, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Hurricane Iota has strengthened to a Category 5 storm as it approaches Honduras’ Caribbean coast. The National Hurricane Center predicts Iota to generate rainfall amounts of 10 to 20 inches over Honduras, with isolated areas receiving up to 30 inches. Expect heavy rain ... Read More»

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

WEATHER ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (November 14, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Tropical Storm Iota is expected to continue strengthening as it approaches Honduras’ Caribbean coast. The National Hurricane Center warns that dangerous winds, storm surge, and heavy rainfall are expected across portions of Central America. Expect heavy rains through Thursday, November 19, 2020, with possible landslides, ... Read More»

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

WEATHER ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (November 13, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Tropical Depression Thirty-One is expected to continue strengthening as it approaches the coast of northeastern Honduras and Nicaragua. In light of the additional inclement weather, the Government of Honduras has extended the national state of emergency and red alert for all departments across Honduras . Dangerous wind and storm surge are likely to impact portions of Nicaragua and Honduras beginning the evening ... Read More»

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

WEATHER ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (November 12, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: The National Hurricane Center  reports a weather system forming below the coast of the Dominican Republic which is likely to form a tropical depression this weekend or early next week as it continues westward through the central and western Caribbean Sea. American citizens in Honduras are advised to continue monitoring the weather and take ... Read More»

Weather Alert – U.S Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

WEATHER ALERT – U.S Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (November 11, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: San Pedro Sula Airport Closure Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport in San Pedro Sula is expected to remain closed for approximately the next 35 days due to flooding damage sustained during Hurricane Eta. While repairs are carried out, the airport will be ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (November 9, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew Suspended for Tropical Depression Eta Response The Government of Honduras announced the temporary suspension of the national curfew to facilitate Tropical Depression Eta response efforts. Shopping and essential activities will be allowed daily from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. without regard to ... Read More»

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

WEATHER ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (November 5, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: The Government of Honduras has declared a red alert for all departments of Honduras due to Tropical Storm Eta. Expect heavy rains through Monday, November 9, 2020, with possible landslides, flooding, power outages, and difficult travel conditions across the northern departments of ... Read More»

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

WEATHER ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (November 4, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: The center of Tropical Storm Eta is forecast to move across Honduras later this afternoon through the morning of Thursday, November 5, 2020. As the storm progresses, the National Hurricane Center predicts Eta to generate rainfall amounts of 10 to 20 inches over ... Read More»

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

WEATHER ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (November 3, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Hurricane Eta has strengthened to a Category 4 storm as it approaches Honduras’ Caribbean coast. Through the evening of Friday, November 6, 2020, torrential rainfall from Eta may cause catastrophic flash flooding, river flooding, and landslides. The National Hurricane Center predicts Eta to ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (November 3, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Morazan Holidays Suspended with Updated Circulation Schedule Morazan Holidays Suspended with Updated Circulation Schedule In response to Hurricane Eta, the Government of Honduras announced the suspension of the Morazan Holidays, previously scheduled for November 4-8, 2020. The national curfew will remain in effect, and ... Read More»

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

WEATHER ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (November 2, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Tropical Storm Eta has strengthened to a Category 3 hurricane and has become a major hurricane approaching Honduras’ Caribbean coast. The National Hurricane Center warns that life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic winds, flash flooding, and landslides are expected across portions of Central America through ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

WEATHER ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (November 2, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew Extended National Curfew Extended The Government of Honduras extended the National Curfew until Sunday, November 8 at 11:00 p.m. Shopping and essential activities will be allowed daily from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. according to the last digit of an individual’s national identity ... Read More»

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

WEATHER ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (November 1, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: The Government of Honduras has issued a hurricane watch for areas along the Caribbean coast of Honduras. Tropical Storm Eta is ​currently approximately 600 kilometers off the coast of Gracias a Dios and is expected to strengthen to a hurricane before it reaches ... Read More»

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

WEATHER ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 30, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT:  The embassy is monitoring a weather system forming above the coast of Venezuela. Conditions are conducive for further development of this system, and a tropical depression is likely to form this weekend or early next week as the system moves into the central ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 26, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew Extended National Curfew Extended The Government of Honduras extended the National Curfew until Sunday, November 1 at 11:00 p.m. Shopping and essential activities will be allowed daily from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. according to the last digit of an individual’s national ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location: Honduras Event: National Curfew Extended National Curfew Extended The Government of Honduras extended the National Curfew until Sunday, October 25 at 11:00 p.m. Shopping and essential activities will be allowed daily from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. according to the last digit of an individual’s national identity card or passport number for non-Honduran citizens. Day ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

SECURITY ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 15, 2020) LOCATION: Tegucigalpa, Honduras EVENT: On October 15, 2020, two rival Tegucigalpa-based soccer teams, Motagua and Olimpia, will meet for a high-profile soccer match scheduled to take place at 5:00 p.m. in the National Stadium.  Although there will not be any spectators in the National Stadium, ... Read More»

Travel Advisory – Change from Level 4 to Level 3

Read the Department of State  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Honduras due to COVID-19. Honduras has resumed some transportation options and business operations. Stay at home orders remain in effect. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Honduras. Do not travel to: Gracias a ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 13, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew Extended The Government of Honduras extended the National Curfew until Sunday, October 18 at 11:00 p.m. Shopping and essential activities will be allowed daily from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. according to the last digit of an individual’s national identity card or ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens – Extended Deadline for Ballot Collection (now October 15, 2020)

Receiving Your Ballot: Some states allow you to receive your ballot by email or fax while others do not.  Please visit  https://www.fvap.gov/covid-19  to view a graphic showing which states allow voting by fax or email.  If your state requires you to receive paper voting forms or ballots from local election officials by mail, you can do ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 5, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew Extended National Curfew Extended The Government of Honduras extended the National Curfew until Sunday, October 11 at 11:00 p.m. Shopping and essential activities will be allowed daily from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. according to the last digit of an individual’s national identity card ... Read More»

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

WEATHER ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 2, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: The Government of Honduras has issued a weather notice informing of the possible formation of Tropical Storm Gamma in the Honduran territory on Friday, October 2, 2020. Cloudiness and intermittent rainfall is expected.  From Saturday October 3, 2020 to Tuesday, October 6, 2020, the ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens – Change in Ballot Collection Procedures at the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa

U.S. citizens who want to mail their ballots to the United States should drop their ballots off at the Embassy entrance located on Avenida República de México in Tegucigalpa, Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Facial masks are required. U.S. citizens will also be required to fill out a sign in sheet with name, passport ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location: Honduras   Event: National Curfew Extended with Expanded Circulation National Curfew Extended with Expanded Circulation The Government of Honduras extended the National Curfew until Sunday, October 4 at 11:00 p.m. The circulation schedule has been expanded to allow for more frequent trips outside the home. Shopping and essential activities will be allowed daily from 6:00 a.m. ... Read More»

Statement from the President on the Passing of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Today, our Nation mourns the loss of a titan of the law. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg served more than 27 years as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States—notably just the second woman to be appointed to the Court. She was a loving wife to her late husband, Martin, and a ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens – Ballot Collection and Absentee Voting Steps

The American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit of the Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras is pleased to inform all U.S. citizen customers that we can now send ballots to the United States due to the resumption of outgoing U.S. Embassy official mail. U.S. citizens wanting to mail their ballots to the United ... Read More»

Statement by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo on Honduras’ Independence Day

On behalf of the Government of the United States and the American people, I congratulate the people of Honduras on your 199th Independence Day. The United States and Honduras enjoy a relationship grounded in shared values, commerce, culture, and familial ties. We will continue to support Honduras in strengthening its institutions, promoting economic growth, and ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location: Honduras Event: National Curfew Extended National Curfew Extended The Government of Honduras extended the National Curfew until Sunday, September 20 at 11:00 p.m. Shopping and essential activities will be allowed daily from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. according to the last digit of an individual’s national identity card or passport number for non-Honduran citizens. Day  ... Read More»

Health Alert– U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras Event: National Curfew Extended National Curfew Extended The Government of Honduras extended the National Curfew until Sunday, September 13 at 11:00 p.m. Shopping and essential activities will be allowed daily from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. according to the last digit of an individual’s national identity card or passport number for non-Honduran citizens. ... Read More»

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

WEATHER ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (September 2, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: The Government of Honduras has issued a weather notice informing there is a possibility of a tropical storm affecting the Honduran territory by the early afternoon hours of Wednesday, September 2, 2020. American citizens in Honduras should monitor the progress of Tropical Storm ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (August 21, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew Extended with New Circulation Schedule National Curfew Extended with New Circulation Schedule The Government of Honduras extended the National Curfew until Sunday, September 6 at 11:00 p.m. and adjusted the circulation schedule to include weekends. Shopping and essential activities will be allowed daily ... Read More»

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

WEATHER ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (August 20, 2020) LOCATION: Border with Nicaragua to Punta Castilla, including the Bay Islands EVENT:  The Government of Honduras has issued a coastal alert informing there is a possibility of a tropical depression on the Honduran border with Nicaragua throughout western Honduras (to Punta Castilla) and affecting the Bay Islands by ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (August 17, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Airports Open for International Flights with New Entry/Exit Requirements Airports Open for International Flights with New Entry/Exit Requirements Effective August 17, airports have resumed international commercial flights with additional biosecurity measures. All travelers entering or exiting Honduras are subject to the following requirements. Entering Honduras: Passengers ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (August 10, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew Extended and Upcoming Commercial Flights National Curfew Extended The Government of Honduras extended the National Curfew until Sunday, August 23 at 11:00 p.m. Authorized businesses will be open Monday through Friday. Shopping and essential activities will be allowed Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (August 6, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Honduras Announces Reopening of Airports for Domestic and International Flights Honduras Announces Reopening of Airports for Domestic and International Flights The Government of Honduras announced that airports will open for regular commercial flights. Domestic flights are authorized to resume on August 10 and international flights ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (August 3, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew Extended and Upcoming Commercial Flights National Curfew Extended      The Government of Honduras extended the National Curfew until Sunday, August 9 at 11:00 p.m. Authorized businesses will be open Monday through Friday. Shopping and essential activities will be allowed Monday through Friday from 7:00 ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (July 30, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: New Commercial Flight Opportunities Upcoming Commercial Flights Flight Information Contact July 31, 2020 San Pedro Sula Fort Lauderdale, FL www.spirit.com July 31, 2020 San Pedro Sula Houston, TX www.united.com August 4, 2020 Tegucigalpa Houston, TX August 6, 2020 Tegucigalpa Houston, TX August 7, 2020 San Pedro Sula Houston, TX ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (July 27, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew Extended National Curfew Extended The Government of Honduras extended the National Curfew until Sunday, August 2 at 11:00 p.m. Banks, pharmacies, gas stations, supermarkets, hardware stores, fruit and vegetable markets, and authorized businesses will be open Monday through Friday. Shopping and essential activities will be ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (July 24, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: New Commercial Flight Opportunities Upcoming Commercial Flights Flight Information  Contact July 28, 2020 San Pedro Sula Fort Lauderdale, FL www.spirit.com July 31, 2020 San Pedro Sula Fort Lauderdale, FL July 28, 2020 Tegucigalpa Houston, TX www.united.com July 30, 2020 Tegucigalpa Houston, TX July 31, 2020 San Pedro Sula Houston, ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (July 22, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: New Commercial Flight Opportunities Upcoming Commercial Flights Flight Information  Contact July 23, 2020 Tegucigalpa Houston, TX www.united.com July 24, 2020 San Pedro Sula Houston, TX July 28, 2020 San Pedro Sula Fort Lauderdale, FL www.spirit.com July 31, 2020 San Pedro Sula Fort Lauderdale, FL Who can fly on these flights? United ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (July 20, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew Extended National Curfew Extended The Government of Honduras extended the National Curfew until Sunday, July 26 at 11:00 p.m. Banks, pharmacies, gas stations, supermarkets, hardware stores, fruit and vegetable markets, and authorized businesses will be open Monday through Friday. Shopping and essential activities will be ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (July 19, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: New Commercial Flight Opportunities from Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula Upcoming Commercial Flights Flight Information Contact July 21, 2020 Tegucigalpa Houston, TX www.united.com July 23, 2020 Tegucigalpa Houston, TX July 24, 2020 San Pedro Sula Houston, TX Who can fly on these flights? United States Citizens Legal Permanent Residents ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (July 13, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew Extended and Upcoming Commercial Flights National Curfew Extended The Government of Honduras extended the National Curfew until Sunday, July 19 at 11:00 p.m. Banks, pharmacies, gas stations, supermarkets, hardware stores, fruit and vegetable markets, and authorized businesses will be open Monday through Friday. Shopping and ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (July 2, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: New Commercial Flight Opportunities Upcoming Commercial Flights The U.S. Embassy has worked with U.S. commercial airlines and the Government of Honduras to secure the following upcoming commercial flights. The U.S. Embassy will continue to seek commercial flights for U.S. citizens requesting to leave Honduras. The U.S. Embassy cannot guarantee the continued ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (June 30, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew Update: Vehicle Circulation Restrictions Removed Vehicle Circulation Restrictions Removed The Government of Honduras announced changes to the National Curfew yesterday afternoon, removing vehicle circulation restrictions. Banks, pharmacies, gas stations, supermarkets, and authorized businesses will be open Monday through Friday. Shopping and essential activities will be ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (June 29, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Changes to National Curfew and Upcoming Commercial Flights National Curfew Extended with New Circulation Restrictions The Government of Honduras extended the National Curfew until Sunday, July 12 at 11:00 p.m. and announced additional vehicle circulation restrictions for many parts of the country. The Government of Honduras has ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (June 25, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Updated Commercial Flight Opportunities – Additional Flight from San Pedro Sula Upcoming Commercial Flights The U.S. Embassy has worked with U.S. commercial airlines and the Government of Honduras to secure the following upcoming commercial flights. The U.S. Embassy will continue to seek commercial flights for U.S. citizens requesting ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (June 24, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Updated Commercial Flight Opportunities – Additional Flights from San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa Upcoming Commercial Flights The U.S. Embassy has worked with U.S. commercial airlines and the Government of Honduras to secure the following upcoming commercial flights. The U.S. Embassy will continue to seek commercial flights for U.S. ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (June 24, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: New American Citizen Services Phone Number The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa remains open to provide emergency services for U.S. Citizens. Please be advised that the American Citizen Services section has a new phone number. For assistance please call +504 2238-5114 ext. 4299 or email usahonduras@state.gov . For ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (June 22, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew Amended for Central District and Updated Commercial Flights National Curfew Amended for Central District The Government of Honduras announced changes to the National Curfew for residents in the Central District, including Tegucigalpa and Comayagüela. The Government of Honduras has suspended the Phase I reopening in ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (June 19, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: UPDATE: Upcoming Commercial Flight Opportunities from San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa This message updates the Health Alert from June 17 with information about an additional flight. The U.S. Embassy has worked with U.S. commercial airlines and the Government of Honduras to secure the following commercial flights. The U.S. ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (June 17, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: New Commercial Flight Opportunities (June 23-30) The U.S. Embassy has worked with U.S. commercial airlines and the Government of Honduras to secure the following commercial flights. The U.S. Embassy will continue to seek commercial flights for U.S. citizens requesting to leave Honduras. The U.S. Embassy cannot guarantee the continued availability ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (June 15, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew Extension and Upcoming Commercial Flights National Curfew Extended The Government of Honduras extended the curfew until Sunday, June 28 at 11:00 p.m. Under the latest order, circulation for shopping and essential activities is restricted based on national identity or passport number. The National Police announced that businesses in authorized sectors will ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (June 10, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: New Commercial Flight Opportunities (June 16-22) The U.S. Embassy has worked with U.S. commercial airlines and the Government of Honduras to secure the following commercial flights. The U.S. Embassy will continue to seek commercial flights for U.S. citizens requesting to leave Honduras. The U.S. Embassy cannot guarantee the continued ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (June 8, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew Continues, Commercial Flights Still Available National Curfew Extended The Government of Honduras extended the curfew until Sunday, June 14 at 11:00 p.m. Under the order, circulation for shopping and essential activities is restricted based on national identity or passport number. The National Police announced that businesses in authorized sectors will be ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (June 4, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: New Commercial Flight Opportunities The U.S. Embassy has worked with U.S. commercial airlines and the Government of Honduras to secure the following upcoming commercial flights. The U.S. Embassy will continue to seek commercial flights for U.S. citizens requesting to leave Honduras. The U.S. Embassy cannot guarantee the continued availability of commercial flights. ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (June 1, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT:  National Curfew Extension and Commercial Flight Opportunities National Curfew Extended The Government of Honduras extended the curfew until Sunday, June 7 at 11:00 p.m. Under the order, circulation for shopping and essential activities is restricted based on national identity or passport number. The National Police announced that businesses in authorized sectors will be open ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (May 27, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Additional Commercial Flight Opportunities The U.S. Embassy has worked with United and Spirit Airlines and the Government of Honduras to secure the following commercial flights: Flight Information Contact May 28, 2020 Tegucigalpa Houston, TX www.united.com May 29, 2020 San Pedro Sula Fort Lauderdale, FL www.spirit.com May ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (May 26, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Clarification on Flight Authorization and National Curfew The U.S. Embassy has received numerous calls and emails regarding a May 22 SINAGER announcement about the authorization of commercial flights in and out of Honduras. The SINAGER announcement specifies that incoming and departing flight coordination will ... Read More»

New Presidential Proclamation

Urgent information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus: Entry of foreign nationals who were physically present within the following list of countries within 14 days prior to their entry or attempted entry into the United States is suspended, per Presidential Proclamations 9984, 9992, 9993, 9996 and the subsequent proclamation issued May 24, 2020: Brazil (effective May 26 at 11:59 p.m. EDT) The United ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (May 20, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Repatriation Assistance: Keep the Embassy Informed of Your Potential Travel Plans The U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa has helped more than 7,300 U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents return to the United States since March 15. As the COVID-19 crisis continues in Honduras, we encourage all U.S. citizens to keep the U.S. Embassy informed of their potential travel ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (May 18, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew Extended Until May 24 The Government of Honduras has extended the national curfew until Sunday, May 24 at 11:00 p.m. Under the latest order, circulation for shopping and essential activities is permitted on certain days based on national identity number.  The National Police announced banks, supermarkets, pharmacies, hardware stores, fruit and ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (May 11, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew and Shopping Schedule The Government of Honduras extended the curfew until Sunday, May 17 at 5:00 p.m. The department of Cortes, El Progreso, Yoro, and Las Vegas, Santa Barbara are now included under the same curfew as the rest of the ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (May 7, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Additional Flight Opportunities The U.S. Embassy has worked with United Airlines and the Government of Honduras to secure the following commercial flights. Departing from San Pedro Sula to Houston, Texas: Friday, May 8 Thursday, May 14 Saturday, May 9 Saturday, May 16 Departing ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (May 4, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew Extended with New Shopping Schedule The Government of Honduras has extended the curfew until Sunday, May 17 at 11:00 p.m. Under the new order, circulation for shopping and essential activities is further restricted based on national identity number. The National Police announced ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (May 2, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Additional Flight Opportunities The U.S. Embassy has worked with United and Spirit Airlines and the Government of Honduras to secure the following commercial flights: Flight Information Contact May 6, 2020 San Pedro Sula Fort Lauderdale, FL www.spirit.com May 7, 2020 San Pedro Sula Houston, TX ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 27, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Curfew Extended – Keep the Embassy Informed About Your Plans National Curfew Extended The Government of Honduras has extended the curfew until Sunday, May 3 at 3:00 p.m. The National Police announced banks, supermarkets, pharmacies, hardware stores, and gas stations will be open Monday ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 24, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Additional Flight Opportunity: Tegucigalpa – Houston, May 1, 2020 The U.S. Embassy has worked with United and Spirit Airlines and the Government of Honduras to secure the three commercial flights we announced yesterday and one additional United flight from Tegucigalpa to Houston, IAH on May ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 23, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: New Commercial Flight Opportunities to Houston and Fort Lauderdale The U.S. Embassy has worked with United and Spirit Airlines and the Government of Honduras to secure three additional commercial flights: Flight Information Contact April 29, 2020 San Pedro Sula Fort Lauderdale, FL www.spirit.com April 30, 2020 ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 22, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Repatriation Assistance: Help Us Update Our Records The U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa has helped 6,400 U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents return to the United States since March 15. Please help us continue to assist U.S. citizens still in Honduras by helping us update our ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 21, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: New Commercial Flight Opportunity from San Pedro Sula – Book your seat NOW The U.S. Embassy has worked with United Airlines and the Government of Honduras to secure a commercial flight on April 25, 2020 from San Pedro Sula to Houston, TX. You ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 15, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: New Commercial Flight Opportunities from San Pedro Sula – Book your seat NOW The U.S. Embassy has worked with United and Spirit Airlines and the Government of Honduras to secure commercial flights on April 17 – April 19, 2020. These flights could be the ... Read More»

United States Continues U.S. Foreign Assistance for El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE Today I informed Congress of the Administration’s intent to continue additional targeted U.S. foreign assistance for El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. This important step will continue to implement the President’s policy goals of decreasing illegal immigration to the United States; implementing the Asylum Cooperative Agreements (ACAs); promoting ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 13, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Commercial Flight Opportunities from Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula – Limited Number of Seats Remain The U.S. Embassy has worked with United Airlines and the Government of Honduras to secure a commercial flights on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 and Friday, April 17, ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 10, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Previous Curfew Update for Cortés and El Progreso, Yoro NULLIFIED Earlier today, we advised the National Police announced the daily opening of banks, supermarkets, pharmacies, and gas stations in Cortés and El Progreso, Yoro. However, shortly after, we received confirmation that this ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 10, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Last Seats Available to Houston – Book Your Flight NOW There are seats available on the flights to Houston departing from Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula next week. You can book your flight through www.united.com April 13, 2020 San Pedro Sula Houston April ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 9, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Curfew Update – Revised Days and Hours for Shopping The Government of Honduras has extended the curfew until 3:00 p.m. on April 19, 2020. Tomorrow only, Friday, April 10, only people whose identification number ends in 7 or 8 will be able ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 9, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: New Commercial Flight Opportunities from TGU and SAP – Book Your Flight NOW The U.S. Embassy has worked with United Airlines to secure two commercial flights next week: April 15, 2020 from San Pedro Sula to Houston. April 17, 2020 from Tegucigalpa ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 7, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Commercial Flight Opportunity – Book Your Flight NOW The U.S. Embassy has worked with United Airlines and the Government of Honduras to secure a commercial flight on Monday, April 13, 2020. This flight could be one of the last commercial options we have in ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 6, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Window of Opportunity Diminishing The U.S. Embassy continues seeking commercial flights for U.S. citizens who would like to leave Honduras. However, opportunities to exit Honduras are decreasing and the strain on health services is increasing. IF flights become available in your area, ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 6, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Revised Days and Hours for Shopping The National Police has announced banks, supermarkets, pharmacies, and gas stations will now remain open until 5:00 p.m. on designated days. Shopping will still be allowed (from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) only according to the last digit of an ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 5, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Flight Options Dwindle The U.S. Embassy will continue to seek rescue flights for U.S. citizens requesting to leave Honduras.  We encourage all U.S. citizens to follow curfew rules set out by the government of Honduras and refrain from unduly traveling long distances ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 4, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Government Flight: Only a Few Seats Left, DO NOT WAIT In light of decreasing opportunities to exit Honduras and the increasing strain on health services, DO NOT WAIT. The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa has arranged a chartered flight to Alexandria, Louisiana from ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 3, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Government Flight: TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY NOW The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa has arranged a chartered flight to Alexandria, Louisiana from San Pedro Sula. In light of decreasing opportunities to exit Honduras and the increasing strain on health services, DO NOT WAIT. To ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 2, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Now is the Time to Plan your Return to the United States The Secretary of State this week urged all Americans overseas to return to the United States “immediately” if they wish to do so, warning that the window for air transport ... Read More»

NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. Enroll for alerts at  step.state.gov . In case of emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest embassy: go.usa.gov/xduQM Recommended Web Browsers: Internet Explorer 11 with compatibility view or Google Chrome. Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

SECURITY ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 31, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Roadblocks in Tegucigalpa Protestors have begun to block roads around Tegucigalpa with rocks, trees, burning tires and other debris. The U.S. Embassy has received reports of vehicles being stopped and targeted by the protestors who steal from those cars that appear to have ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 30, 2020)  LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Last Scheduled Commercial Flights Rescue flights on commercial airlines are available until April 1. If you plan to return to the United States, please make arrangements to do so now. You will find a full description of Embassy efforts to repatriate U.S. citizens ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 28, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Urgent Update for Resident and Visiting U.S. Citizens Regarding Return to the United States The State Department has issued a Global Level 4 Health Alert urging U.S. citizens to avoid international travel and those already abroad to return to the United States. U.S. ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 28, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras  EVENT: Emergency Consular Services The American Citizen Services Unit at the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa continues to provide services on an emergency basis. These services include emergency passports, urgent consular reports of birth abroad, or urgent consular reports of death abroad, among others. If ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 27, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Revised Procedures for Travelling to San Pedro Sula Airport During Complete Lockdown in Yoro Department The Department of Yoro, near San Pedro Sula, is subject to heightened curfew restrictions implemented by the Government of Honduras on March 15, 2020. The U.S. Embassy has ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 27, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Flight Options to the United States from Honduras U.S. citizens who want to return to the United States should avail themselves of immediate opportunities to do so. As of March 27, there are commercial flights available. If you plan to return to the ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 27, 2020) Location:  Honduras Event: FAQs regarding U.S. Government Organized Flights for U.S. Citizens in Honduras Is the U.S. Embassy organizing flights for U.S. citizens? The U.S. Embassy in Honduras has coordinated U.S. government-organized charter flights– the first departed Sunday, March 22 – from Ramon Villeda Morales International Airport ... Read More»

Health  Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 26, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Procedures for travelling to San Pedro Sula Airport During Complete Lockdown in Yoro Department The Department of Yoro, near San Pedro Sula, is subject to heightened curfew restrictions implemented by the Government of Honduras on March 15, 2020. The U.S. Embassy has worked ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 26, 2020)  LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Flight Options to the United States from Honduras U.S. citizens who want to return to the United States should avail themselves of immediate opportunities to do so. As of March 26, there are commercial flights available. If you plan to return to the ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 25, 2020) LOCATION:  Honduras EVENT: Available Flight Options to the United States from Honduras The March 19, 2020 Global Level 4 Health Advisory issued by the Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. U.S. citizens who live in ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Latest Flight Options to the United States from Honduras The U.S. government has arranged a variety of options for evacuation flights from Honduras to the United States. We continue to work with U.S. carriers and others to increase the number of evacuation flights available. Your safety is our highest ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 24, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Latest Flight Options to the United States from Honduras The U.S. government has arranged a variety of options for evacuation flights from Honduras to the United States. We continue to work with U.S. carriers and others to increase the number of evacuation flights ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 23, 2020) LOCATION:  Honduras EVENT: Available Flight Options to the United States from Honduras On March 23, United Airlines and American Airlines announced they would resume flights from Honduras to the United States for the purpose of evacuating U.S citizens and lawful permanent residents. The U.S. Embassy continues to ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 23, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Available Flight Options to the United States from Honduras On March 23, United Airlines announced that it would resume flights from Honduras to the United States for the purpose of evacuating U.S citizens and lawful permanent residents. The U.S. Embassy continues to actively ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 23, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT:  Potential Flights for U.S. Citizens – Message 1 On March 22, the U.S. Embassy in Honduras coordinated with the Department of State to provide a flight for U.S. citizens from Ramon Villeda Morales International Airport in San Pedro Sula to the United States. ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 21, 2020) Location:  Honduras Event:  The unprecedented health crisis we are experiencing in Honduras is taking place all over the globe. The Embassy has been working to help you get home as soon as possible. On Friday, March 20, the government of Honduras provided authorization for commercial, charter, and private aircraft to land in ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras Event:   The Department of State has advised U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  However, this does not mean that the United States borders are closed and that U.S. citizens will not be allowed in.  U.S. citizens are encouraged to avoid international travel from the United States. ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras Event:   The Government of Honduras has implemented additional measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  On March 17, 2020, the Government of Honduras announced a new total curfew for San Pedro Sula which started on March 17 at 10:00 p.m. It will be in effect until Sunday. Please note the curfew could potentially be extended after this time.  According ... Read More»

Press Release Information – Honduras

The Ministry of Security through the Honduran National Police, and in compliance with SINAGER, communicates the following regarding the new measures for the Central District, La Ceiba, and Choluteca (but not San Pedro Sula): 1. Considering the need for citizens to supply themselves with fuel, gas stations will be open to the public today, Wednesday ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras Event:  The Government of Honduras has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  On March 16, 2020, the Government of Honduras announced a total curfew starting 2200 hours on March 16 and continuing for at least the next 7 days in Tegucigalpa, Choluteca and La Ceiba.  This curfew severely limits the movement of the general population and is set to ... Read More»

The Government of Honduras announced a total curfew

The Government of Honduras announced a total curfew starting 2200 hrs on March 16, 2020 and continuing for at least the next 7 days in Tegucigalpa, Choluteca and La Ceiba. According to the announcement, individuals encountered outside without a legitimate reason, such as a medical emergency, acquisition of food or gasoline, may be at risk ... Read More»

Travel and Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location: Honduras Event: The Honduran government announced all borders (air, land, and sea) will be closed as of 11:59 pm Sunday, March 15, 2020 for a period of seven days.  Travelers should check with individual air carriers to confirm flight options beyond that date and those with existing itineraries should reconfirm their departure details. Travelers with health ... Read More»

Consular Section at the U. S. Embassy Open for Emergency Services Only

In order to reduce opportunities for transmission of COVID-19, the Consular Section at the U. S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa will remain open for emergency services only. If you are a U.S. citizen in need of emergency assistance, please call 2238-5114 ext. 4400 or email  usahonduras@state.gov . All routine visa services are canceled until further notice. If ... Read More»

Visa Section at the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa will be Limiting Appointments

Due to the enactment of a red alert by the President of Honduras, which prohibits public and private events with 50 or more participants, the Visa section at the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa will be limiting appointments.  For non-immigrant visas, we will continue to see persons requesting emergency travel, students, exchange visitors, and temporary seasonal ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 14, 2020) Location: Honduras Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 80,000 reported cases worldwide.  Due to the enactment of a red alert by the President of Honduras prohibiting public and ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location: Atlántida and Francisco Morazán Departments Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 80,000 reported cases worldwide. On March 11, 2020, the Honduras Ministry of Health announced two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Atlántida ... Read More»

Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf’s Opening Remarks at the Regional Security Conference in Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Well, good morning, and it’s certainly a pleasure to be here for the 12th Regional Security Conference. I’d like to extend a special gratitude to Secretary of Security Pacheco and the Government of Honduras for your warm welcome back to the country and for hosting this important conference. Thank you. Mr. Minister, your Government has ... Read More»

Water Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras Event: Suggestions for Water Conservation The city of Tegucigalpa continues to face an extreme water shortage.  The Honduran water authority SANAA is currently providing water to residences once per week, but with continued drought may make delivery even less frequent with little or no notice ( SANAA Delivery Schedule ). Actions to Take: Now more ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras  Event:There is an ongoing outbreak of pneumonia first identified in Wuhan, China, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus.    Actions to Take: Consult the  CDC website , for the most up-to-date information regarding enhanced screening procedures. Check with the airlines regarding any flight cancellations and/or restrictions on flying. Wash your hands often with soap and water ... Read More»

Statement from Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf on Migrant Caravan

WASHINGTON – Today, Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf issued the following statement regarding the migrant caravan at the Guatemala-Mexico border. “I commend the Government of Mexico for upholding their commitment to increased security and law enforcement at their southern border. The efforts by the Mexican National Guard and other officials have ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot!

Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world! Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to FVAP.gov to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, ... Read More»

Acting DHS Secretary Wolf’s Remarks with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández

Good afternoon. Thank you, President Hernández and the Government of Honduras, for the warm welcome to your beautiful country.  Honduras is a valued and proven partner to the United States in managing migration and promoting security and prosperity in Central America. Your partnership touches nearly every corner of the United States government, but the Department ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (January 8, 2020) Location:  Honduras Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a ... Read More»

Statement by Secretary Michael Pompeo on Public Designation, Due to Involvement in Significant Corruption, of Honduran Congressman Oscar Ramon Najera

Today, I am designating Honduran Congressman Oscar Ramon Najera due to his involvement in significant corruption. In his official capacity, Mr. Najera engaged in and benefitted from public corruption related to the Honduran drug trafficking organization Los Cachiros. In May 2013, the United States identified Los Cachiros as a significant foreign narcotics trafficking group pursuant ... Read More»

International Human Rights Day

Press Statement U.S. Department of State Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) to identify common rights and freedoms for all people in all nations. An American, former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, chaired the UN Human Rights Commission that drafted this ... Read More»

Statement by Secretary Michael R. Pompeo on International Anticorruption Day

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Today, on International Anticorruption Day, we reaffirm our commitment to prevent and combat corruption globally. Corruption obstructs economic growth and development, facilitates transnational crime, and fuels terrorism, robbing citizens around the world of their basic rights. Corruption enables and sustains autocratic leaders, weakens faith ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Current security situation The U.S. Embassy has now lifted restrictions regarding travel for U.S. government employees and family members within Honduras. Actions to Take: Avoid all demonstrations. Even peaceful ones can turn violent with little or no notice. Be prepared to shelter in place and use your provisions in your emergency kit. ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 21, 2019) Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Current security situation Due to unannounced demonstrations and road blockades, the U.S. Embassy has instructed U.S. government employees and family members to minimize unnecessary travel within Tegucigalpa; along the CA-5 between Tegucigalpa and Puerto Cortes; the CA-13 between the cities of El ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 18, 2019) Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Anticipated Celebratory Events and Anti-Government Demonstrations As a result of a recent ruling out of the U.S. Federal Court for the Southern District of New York, celebratory events and anti-government demonstrations or road blockades (“tomas”) calling for the ouster of President Hernandez have ... Read More»

United States Resumes Targeted U.S. Foreign Assistance for El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE Today the Department informed Congress of my intent to resume targeted U.S. foreign assistance funding for El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Earlier this year, pursuant to my authority over foreign assistance funds and the direction given to me by President Trump, I directed the Department of State ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Strikes are expected to take place on October 10, 2019 beginning at 6:00 am. The U.S. Embassy has received information that the Taxi Cab Driver Association of Honduras is calling for a countrywide strike tomorrow, starting at 6:00 am. Negotiations between the taxi association and the Honduran Government are still ongoing. If ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras Event: Ongoing demonstrations against the Honduran government. Because of the ongoing demonstrations in Tegucigalpa, which at times have turned violent, the U.S. Embassy has determined that the previously restricted area in Colonia Kennedy continues to be off-limits for U.S. citizen embassy employees and family members. In past confrontations, police deployed tear gas ... Read More»

U.S. and Honduras Sign More Arrangements to Expand Collaboration to Confront Irregular Migration

WASHINGTON – Today, on behalf of the Trump Administration, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan signed two arrangements with the Government of Honduras to expand bilateral initiatives to confront irregular migration through Central America. The signings, which took place at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security headquarters in Washington, will increase collaboration between ... Read More»

Joint Statement Between the U.S. Government and the Government of Honduras

WASHINGTON – Today, on behalf of the Trump Administration, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan signed an agreement with the Government of Honduras to expand bilateral initiatives to confront irregular migration through Central America. The signing, which took place during the U.N. General Assembly in New York, will further pave the way to ... Read More»

U.S.-Honduras Joint Statement

High-level representatives from the governments of the United States and Honduras met this week in Tegucigalpa to discuss how to enhance collaboration in the areas of law enforcement and information-sharing, bolster regional border security, strengthen migration protections, and increase temporary legal employment opportunities in the United States. This week’s productive meetings demonstrate the commitment of ... Read More»

Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Honduras’ Independence Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Honduras on the 198th anniversary of your independence. The United States and Honduras are bound by ties of geography, commerce, values, and family. We share a strong ... Read More»

Acting ICE Director Matthew Albence’s Remarks with Honduran First Lady Ana Garcia de Hernandez at Attention Center for Returned Migrants in La Lima

Good afternoon, thank you for being here. I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank the First Lady and the Government of Honduras for their continuous support, collaboration, and friendship. So what we’ve done here today, collaboratively between our two countries, is essential to try to stem the irregular migration trends that we’ve seen ... Read More»

U.S. Social Security Services Honduras – September 17– 19, 2019

The U.S. Embassy in Honduras is pleased to announce that representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Office will visit Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula to offer services for beneficiaries or individuals with questions about U.S. Social Security benefits. Where:  US Consular Section, US Embassy Tegucigalpa. When:  September 17th and 18th from 8 am to 4 ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (August 9, 2019)

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Ongoing demonstrations against the Honduran government. Because of the ongoing demonstrations at or near National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH), which at times have turned violent as they did on Wednesday, August 7, the U.S. Embassy has determined this area to be unsafe for U.S. citizen embassy employees and family members to ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Ongoing demonstrations against the Honduran government. Multiple planned and impromptu demonstrations are likely to continue taking place throughout the country.  Any demonstration can turn violent with little or no notice.  Due to the potential of violent confrontations between protestors and security forces in Tegucigalpa, the U.S. Embassy has declared the following area ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Dengue fever epidemic. Dengue fever epidemics occur every four to five years in Honduras due to its tropical and subtropical climates.  Currently, Honduras is seeing a sharp increase in cases of dengue fever, especially in children. As a result, the Government of Honduras has declared a state of emergency. The most affected ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Ongoing demonstrations against the Honduran government. Multiple planned and impromptu demonstrations are likely to continue taking place throughout the country.  Any demonstration can turn violent with little or no notice.  Due to increasingly violent confrontations between protestors and security forces in Tegucigalpa, the U.S. Embassy has declared the following area of Tegucigalpa ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Ongoing demonstrations against the Honduran government. In light of increasingly violent confrontations between protestors and security forces in Tegucigalpa, the U.S. Embassy has declared two areas of Tegucigalpa to be unsafe for transit and directed all embassy employees and family members to avoid the following areas of Tegucigalpa until further notice: Universidad Nacional ... Read More»

Statement from the U.S. Embassy in Honduras

The United States affirms its commitment to human rights, including the right to freedom of expression through peaceful protest. Incidents of violence during protests, as well as violence as a form of protest, harm legitimate calls for reform and progress, which should be addressed via engagement and dialogue. The United States calls for all Hondurans, ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Ongoing demonstrations against the Honduran government. In light of the outbreaks of violence that occurred during protests on June 19, 2019, the U.S. Embassy has instructed U.S. government employees to minimize unnecessary travel.  Unannounced protests and road blockades are likely to continue and may lead to the closure of businesses and roads ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Ongoing demonstrations by multiple sectors of Honduran society including workers from various economic sectors, activists, students, and others. Although recent protests have been largely peaceful, unannounced and spontaneous protests may continue and lead to the closure of businesses as well as roadblocks in major cities and along the CA-5 highway connecting Comayagua ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (June 8, 2019)

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Ongoing demonstrations and roadblocks. Although recent protests have been largely peaceful, unannounced and spontaneous protests may continue and lead to the closure of businesses as well as roadblocks in major cities and along the highways connecting Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula, Choluteca, Choloma, Villaneuva, Tocoa, and other cities and major highways countrywide. The ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Ongoing demonstrations by members of the health and education sectors.  Students, other activists, and workers from other economic sectors, e.g., bus and taxi drivers, may also participate in the protests.  In light of these ongoing demonstrations, the U.S. Embassy maintains its recommendation to minimize all unnecessary travel throughout the week of June 3 ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event:  Ongoing demonstrations in the aftermath of the 48-hour general strike called by doctors, teachers, and other health professionals on May 30 and 31, 2019.  The initial strike was calledto demand the repeal of two decrees related to education and health.  Students, other activists, and workers from other economic sectors, e.g., bus ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event:  Demonstrations/strikes will continue today, May 31, 2019.  Doctors, teachers and other health professionals intend to continue their nationwide 48-hour general strike, accompanied by protests in the major cities in Honduras, to demand the repeal of two decrees related to education and health.  Students, other activists, and workers from other economic sectors, ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, Toncontin International Airport, Tegucigalpa Event:  As of 12:30 PM, demonstrations outside Toncontin International Airport have closed the roads leading into the airport and led to the evacuation of travelers to the military base, located across the runway.  Honduran authorities have not yet indicated their plans for restoring normal airport operations or assisting individuals at the airport ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (May 30, 2019)

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event:  Demonstrations/strikes are expected to take place beginning today, May 30, 2019.  Teachers and health professionals plan to hold a nationwide 48-hour general strike, accompanied by protests in the major cities in Honduras, to demand the repeal of two decrees related to education and health.  Students, other activists, and workers from other ... Read More»

Security Alert for U.S. Citizens – U. S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Ubicación:  Estadio Nacional Tiburcio Carías Andino y alrededores del Barrio Morazán, Tegucigalpa, Honduras Evento:  partido de fútbol Olimpia vs. Motagua, domingo 26 de mayo a las 4:00 PM. La Embajada de los Estados Unidos en Tegucigalpa aconseja a los ciudadanos estadounidenses que no asistan al partido de fútbol Olimpia vs. Motagua este domingo, 26 de ... Read More»

100,000 Strong in the Americas Announces New Innovation Fund Competition

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Partners of the Americas is pleased to announce the launch of the latest Innovation Fund competition in partnership with Cementos Progreso and the Department of State. The 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund is the Department’s signature hemispheric-wide education initiative. The Innovation Fund is the trusted mechanism that creates enduring links ... Read More»

Remarks by Admiral Craig Faller, Commander of the U.S. Southern Command, at the Opening Ceremony of the 2019 Central American Security Conference

Good morning, and welcome! President Hernandez, Minister Diaz, General Ponce, Sergeant Major Molina: thank you for your leadership in hosting the 14th Central American Security Conference and the second regional conference for our Senior Enlisted Leaders. I’d also like to thank our moderators for helping us navigate the challenging topics ahead of us. We’ve got ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event:  Protests are expected to continue throughout Honduras on Tuesday, April 30 and Wednesday, May 1, 2019.  Protestors have closed roads and damaged public spaces and buildings.  Recent protests have encountered a strong police presence and the use of tear gas and batons. U.S. government personnel have been advised to minimize unnecessary ... Read More»

Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Kimberly Breier Travels to Honduras

WASHINGTON, DC – Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Kimberly Breier will travel to Honduras and El Salvador April 21 through April 23 to urge the governments of those countries to do more to prevent illegal immigration to the United States and to promote regional prosperity, security, and governance. On April 21, Assistant Secretary Breier ... Read More»

Health Alert/Dengue Fever Increase – U.S Embassy – Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 28, 2019) Location: Throughout Honduras, with the highest risk in the Cortés Department. Event: The Honduras Ministry of Health has reported a significant increase in dengue fever and severe dengue fever compared to 2018. Actions to Take: Visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s website on dengue fever. ... Read More»

Closing Statement by DHS Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen at V Meeting of Security Ministers of the Northern Triangle

Thank you again to everyone for joining us today. I’d like to again thank President Hernández and Minister Pacheco for graciously hosting us. I’d also like to thank my friends and colleagues, the Security Ministers of the Northern Triangle. Thank you again for your commitment to combat this serious humanitarian and security crisis facing our ... Read More»

Opening Remarks by Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen at Meeting with Northern Triangle Governments

Buenos días y muchas gracias. It is a pleasure to be here with you today, and I’d like to thank first President Hernández for his hospitality, for hosting this historic meeting, and for his continued leadership and partnership throughout the region. I look forward to a very productive and collaborative discussion today and, most importantly, ... Read More»

DHS Secretary Nielsen Travels to Honduras to Meet with Northern Triangle Governments to Address Crisis at Source

WASHINGTON – Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen met with senior officials from the Government of Mexico Tuesday, March 26 to discuss border security and immigration, and she will travel to Honduras to participate in multilateral meetings with regional partners to discuss the common cause America shares with the countries of Central America in ... Read More»

The Department of State Breaks Ground on the New U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA – As a display of enduring friendship and the important bilateral partnership, Chargé d’Affaires Heide B. Fulton, Principal Deputy Director of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) Henry V. Jardine, with the President of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernández, and Honduran and U.S. officials, broke ground today on the new U.S. Embassy compound in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The ... Read More»

Opening Remarks by Principal Deputy Director of the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Henry Jardine at Groundbreaking Ceremony of New Embassy

President Juan Orlando Hernandez, Mayor Nasry “Tito” Asfura, Chargé d’Affaires Fulton, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen. I am honored to be here on behalf of U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations and would like to thank you for joining us for this wonderful groundbreaking ceremony here in Tegucigalpa. This project started with ... Read More»

Migrant Protection Protocols

“We have implemented an unprecedented action that will address the urgent humanitarian and security crisis at the Southern border. This humanitarian approach will help to end the exploitation of our generous immigration laws. The Migrant Protection Protocols represent a methodical commonsense approach, exercising long-standing statutory authority to help address the crisis at our Southern border.” ... Read More»

Second Former Honduran Mayor Charged with Conspiring to Import Cocaine into the United States and Related Firearms Offenses

United States Attorney’s Office Southern District of New York U.S. ATTORNEY GEOFFREY S. BERMAN FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE James Margolin (212) 637-2600 DEA (202) 307-7977 Amilcar Alexander Ardon Soriano, former mayor of El Paraíso, Honduras, Charged with Crimes Relating to Large-Scale Drug Trafficking Separate Charges Also Filed Against Mario Jose Calix Hernandez, ... Read More»

Readout of Vice President Pence’s Call with the President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernandez

Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vice President Pence called the President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernandez, today to reiterate the strong and collaborative relationship between the United States and Honduras, and to discuss efforts by both countries to stem the flow of illegal immigration. Vice President Pence commended President Hernandez for the ... Read More»

Partial US Government Shutdown

Due to a lapse in appropriations, the government of the United States will be operating partially until further notice. The Embassy’s website and social media platforms will not be updated except in case of an emergency. Our Consular Section, including American Citizen Services and visas, will continue their activities on a regular schedule. Applicants who ... Read More»

Statement by Secretary Pompeo on the United States Action to Confront Illegal Immigration

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Today the United States Government announced historic action to confront the illegal immigration crisis facing the United States. We notified the Government of Mexico that the United States is invoking Section 235(b)(2)(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. We will begin implementation immediately. Individuals ... Read More»

Statement by Secretary Pompeo on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson   Violence against women is a global issue that affects millions of people annually. Every woman and girl deserves a life free from violence. The Unites States is committed to advancing gender equality and preventing and responding to all forms of violence against women and girls, from ... Read More»

Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Migrant Caravan

The United States is closely following the migrant caravan, in which thousands of migrants from Honduras and other countries continue to make a dangerous journey through Guatemala and into Mexico.  Many migrants are attempting to transit these countries and in the process are violating their sovereignty, their laws, and their procedures.  As President Trump has stated, consistent with U.S. ... Read More»

Prosperity Day Concludes with Concrete Support for a Safer and More Prosperous Central America

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson   The United States and Mexico co-hosted on October 11 President Hernández of Honduras, President Morales of Guatemala, and Vice President Ortiz of El Salvador at the Prosperity Day portion of the October 11-12 Conference for Prosperity and Security in Central America. Vice President Pence, Secretary of ... Read More»

Remarks by Vice President Pence at Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President   THE VICE PRESIDENT: Secretary, thank you for your hospitality this morning and for the outstanding leadership that you have brought to your role as Secretary of State for the United States of America. To President Hernandez, to President Morales, Vice President Ortiz, Mr. Secretary, to Secretary ... Read More»

The United States and Mexico will co-host the Second Prosperity and Security Conference in Central America

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson   Vice President Pence, Secretary of State Pompeo, and Secretary of Homeland Security Nielsen, along with Mexican Foreign Secretary Videgaray and Secretary of Government Navarrete, will co-host the second Conference for Prosperity and Security in Central America October 11-12. President Hernández of Honduras, President Morales of Guatemala, ... Read More»

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Flooding and Landslides

The U.S. Embassy in Honduras informs U.S. citizens the Government of Honduras issued a red alert for the Francisco Morazan, Valle, and Choluteca Departments due to heavy rains. Flooding and landslides are imminent on all major roads. Furthermore, the Goascoran River on the border between Honduras and El Salvador has overflowed. Unnecessary movements should be ... Read More»

Hospital ship to depart Norfolk Oct. 11 for Enduring Promise mission in Latin America

MIAMI – The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is scheduled to depart Naval Station Norfolk, Va., Oct. 11 en route to South America and Central America where it will conduct an 11-week medical assistance mission working closely with host-nation health and government partners in Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, and Honduras. The purpose of ... Read More»

Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Honduras’ Independence Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Honduras on the 197th anniversary of your independence on September 15. The rich history of partnership and cooperation between our two nations will continue to contribute to economic ... Read More»

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Hotline for Questions regarding Family Reunifications

FAMILY REUNIFICATION HOTLINE (overseas): +001 646-478-1560 Toll Free Number Calling from the United States: 888-582-2853 Family members, legal representatives and others with questions about family reunification may call this hotline established by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Steering Committee, related to a lawsuit in the United States regarding the reunification of immigrant families ... Read More»

Morehouse College Glee Club from Atlanta, Georgia in Honduras

Morehouse College Glee Club, under the direction of Dr. David Morrow, will visit three cities in Honduras from August 8 to 14.  During their Honduras tour, the eight glee club members will carry out a dynamic exchange of musical knowledge with the Honduran people. The U.S. Embassy and the U.S. State Department under the Arts ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens

Location:  Nicaragua and its border areas Event:  Roadblocks are present throughout Nicaragua, including near the border with Honduras, making overland travel unpredictable; road travel is even more dangerous after dark, when the likelihood of violence at roadblocks, and other crime, increases.  Nicaraguan authorities may deny entry to travelers attempting to cross into Nicaragua via land.  ... Read More»

Honduran Drug Kingpin Sentenced to Life in Prison

WASHINGTON – Honduran national Sergio Neftali Mejia-Duarte was sentenced today to life in prison for his involvement in a large-scale international narcotics transportation organization. Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division; U.S. Attorney Benjamin G. Greenberg for the Southern District of Florida and Special Agent in Charge Adolphus P. ... Read More»

Statement on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC The United States stands for the protection of fundamental freedoms and universal human rights. Our nation was founded on the bedrock principle that we are all created equal – and that every person is entitled to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Around the world, far too ... Read More»

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen Announcement on Temporary Protected Status for Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA – The Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen has determined that termination of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Honduras is required pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act. To allow for an orderly transition, she has determined to delay the effective date of the termination for 18 months. The designation will ... Read More»

U.S.-Honduras Bilateral Human Rights Working Group

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Delegations from the United States and Honduras held the sixth meeting of the Bilateral Human Rights Working Group on April 30 in Tegucigalpa. This latest session of the Working Group brought together high-level U.S. and Honduran government officials to collaborate on improving the human ... Read More»

U.S. Government Reaffirms Support for Anti-Corruption Efforts

The Government of the United States is concerned with recent actions counter to the anti-corruption work in Honduras, which is a fundamental element of US support in the region. We remain dedicated to assisting the MACCIH, CNA, Ministerio Publico, and other organizations fighting corruption and impunity. Read More»

2018 International Women of Courage Award Recipients Announced

On Friday, March 23, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will host the annual International Women of Courage (IWOC) Awards at the U.S. Department of State to honor 10 extraordinary women from around the world. First Lady of the United States Melania Trump will deliver special remarks at the ceremony. In addition, Acting Under ... Read More»

Statement By Secretary Tillerson on the Annual Observance of International Women’s Day

U.S. Department Of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release As we commemorate International Women’s Day on March 8th, the United States renews our steadfast commitment to addressing inequalities between women and men at home and abroad and reaffirms the importance of advancing the status of women and girls globally. We will continue to ... Read More»

Embassy Statement on the Second Anniversary of the Murder of Berta Cáceres

The U.S. Embassy extends its condolences to the family of environmental activist Berta Cáceres on the second anniversary of her murder. We reaffirm our full support to the family, and continue to urge the Government of Honduras to bring all those responsible for her murder to justice. Read More»

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley Travels to Honduras and Guatemala

Ambassador Nikki Haley will travel to Honduras and Guatemala February 26 – March 1 to underscore the United States’ strong ties and partnership with those countries. Ambassador Haley will meet with government and civil society leaders to highlight U.S. partnerships in the region focusing on anti-corruption and counternarcotic efforts. In addition, she will engage with ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens

Location: San Pedro Sula, Honduras Event: The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa advises U.S. citizens of a new crime trend in San Pedro Sula. There has been a recent increase in crime, including a triple homicide, in Barrio Los Andes. These crimes do not appear to be targeting U.S. citizens. Embassy personnel in San Pedro Sula ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Honduras

Location: Planned throughout mainland Honduras. Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place beginning the afternoon of January 19, 2018. The Opposition Alliance has called for a nationwide, week long demonstration to protest the November 2017 presidential election. The demonstrations are expected to last at least through the presidential inauguration scheduled for January 27, 2018. Recent ... Read More»

Statement from Chargé d’Affaires Heide B. Fulton on the Appointment of Karla Cueva as Minister of Human Rights

We congratulate Minister Karla Cueva on her appointment, and the Government of Honduras on fulfilling its commitment to create a Ministry of Human Rights. The promotion and protection of human rights is a responsibility shared by all, and the creation of the new Ministry is an opportunity for the people and government of Honduras to ... Read More»

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Honduras

A demonstration is expected to take place on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. near the Soto Cano Air Base, Comayagua, Honduras. The demonstrations are related to the November 2017 presidential elections. Recent demonstrations have included destruction of private and public property and have encountered a strong police presence including the use of tear ... Read More»

The United States Accepts the Temporary Presidency of the G-16 in Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA – In a brief ceremony on January 11, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Heide B. Fulton accepted the temporary Presidency of the G-16 group in Honduras, from outgoing President Giorgio Valentini, Resident Representative of the World Bank. The handover marks the beginning of a six month period during which the United States Embassy will serve as coordinator for ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Cortes Department Shelter in Place Order Lifted

The U.S. Embassy in Honduras has lifted its order for personnel in the Department of Cortes to shelter in place. The December 3 Travel Alert, which advises U.S. citizens to postpone or cancel unnecessary travel to mainland Honduras, remains in effect through December 31, 2017. U.S. citizen visitors or residents already in Honduras are encouraged ... Read More»

Statement by Heather Nauert, Spokesperson, on the Presidential Elections in Honduras

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release We congratulate President Juan Orlando Hernandez on his victory in the November 26 presidential elections, as declared by the Honduran Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE). The close election results, irregularities identified by the OAS and the EU election observation missions, and strong reactions from Hondurans ... Read More»

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Shelter in Place Advisory for Cortes Department

As result of escalating protests and violence relating to an election dispute, the U.S. Embassy has ordered its personnel in the Honduran Department of Cortes (including the city of San Pedro Sula) to shelter in place until further notice. U.S. citizen visitors and residents are encouraged to take similar precautions. U.S. citizens who plan to ... Read More»

Statement by Heather Nauert, Spokesperson, on the Post-Election Situation in Honduras

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release The United States notes that Honduras’ Supreme Electoral Tribunal has declared incumbent president Juan Orlando Hernández the winner of the November 26 presidential elections. We understand this decision triggers a five-day period, as established by Honduran law, to present any challenges to the election ... Read More»

Former Honduran Congressman and Businessman Sentenced to 36 Months for Money Laundering

UNITED STATES ATTORNEY’S OFFICE Southern District of New York ACTING U.S. ATTORNEY JOON H. KIM FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jim Margolin, Dawn Dearden, Nicholas Biase (212) 637-2600 http://www.justice.gov/usao/nys Yani Benjamin Rosenthal Hidalgo, a Former Honduran Politician and Prominent Businessman, Was Sentenced for Laundering Drug Proceeds for the Cachiros, a Major Honduran Drug Trafficking Organization. Rosenthal Hidalgo’s ... Read More»

Statement from the Chargé d’Affaires Heide B. Fulton on International Human Rights Day

Today, on International Human Rights Day, we pause to reflect and remember that we are all entitled to fundamental freedoms and basic human rights, regardless of nationality, race, religion, political persuasion or other distinguishing characteristic. A strong respect for these human rights is essential for a flourishing democracy. Civil society and the media are fundamental ... Read More»

Statement by the Chargé d’Affaires Heide B. Fulton on the Honduran Elections

The preliminary reports by the Organization of American States (OAS) and the European Union (EU) described some irregularities in the November 26 election process in Honduras. The OAS report also recommends measures to address concerns expressed by political parties and increase the transparency of the process. We believe that, if implemented, these measures would provide ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Honduran Political Demonstrations

The Honduran government has implemented a ten-day curfew from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.  The curfew took effect at 11:00 p.m. on Friday, December 1, 2017.  We advise U.S. citizens to observe local law enforcement guidance and remain inside during restricted hours. Due to the increase in sporadic, unplanned demonstrations, we advise U.S. citizens to ... Read More»

Announcement to U.S. Citizens: Consular Agency in San Pedro Sula Temporary Operating Hours

As a result of the national curfew, the Consular Agency in San Pedro Sula will operate between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m from Monday through Thursday. For further information about security in Honduras: See the State Department’s travel website for the  Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts , and  Honduras Country Specific Information . Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive security messages and make it easier ... Read More»

Embassy Statement on the Honduran Electoral Process

We are monitoring closely the post-election situation in Honduras. We are pleased Honduran election authorities completed the special scrutiny process in a way that maximizes citizen participation and transparency. This is an important step in achieving a final election result. We continue to support efforts of the international election observation missions, which are working with Honduran political leaders and authorities on measures to increase the transparency ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Honduran Political Demonstrations for December 1, 2017

Due to the increase in sporadic, unplanned demonstrations and traffic delays, we advise U.S. citizens to postpone or cancel unnecessary travel within Honduras at this time. Demonstrations have become increasingly dangerous, including rock throwing and tire burning. Road closures are causing extreme traffic delays and limiting access to airports throughout Honduras. U.S. citizens are reminded ... Read More»

Statement by the Department of State about the Elections in Honduras

The Honduran people exercised their democratic rights by taking part in elections on Sunday, November 26. The United States looks forward to working with the democratically elected leaders of Honduras. We await the final tabulation of results by election authorities and urge the authorities to complete their work without undue delay. The United States urges ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Honduran General Election on November 26, 2017

Honduras will hold a general election on Sunday, November 26th, 2017. As disruptions related to the elections may be possible, the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa urges caution in the lead up to and the days following the election. Election results may not be finalized immediately, which could extend disruptions beyond November 26th. Hondurans actively participate in ... Read More»

Official Statement Regarding Temporary Protected Status Renewal for Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA – After considering information from a wide variety of sources and information, Acting Secretary for Homeland Security Elaine Duke has determined additional time is necessary to obtain and assess supplemental information regarding country conditions of Honduras, and will not make a new determination on TPS for Honduras at this time, thereby automatically extending the current designation for six months. Temporary Protected Status was not intended to provide a long-term solution or ... Read More»

YLAI 2017: Meet the Participants

The U.S. Embassy is proud to announce the 2017 cohort from Honduras for the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program .  The YLAI program supports the United States’ commitment to increase trade and investment in the region and, in the words of Vice President Mike Pence, “bring even more of our business culture of entrepreneurship and innovation all across Latin America ... Read More»

Statement by Secretary Tillerson on Honduras National Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, we offer congratulations to the people of Honduras on their 196th anniversary of independence. It is an especially fitting time to celebrate a country’s independence during an election year, when citizens renew their ... Read More»

Embassy Statement on the Recent Events at UNAH

This week, the U.S. Embassy met ​with members of the Honduran National Police, human rights organizations, and other interested parties to discuss the unfortunate events that transpired at UNAH on September 8. The discussions were productive, and provided these groups the opportunity to share their perspectives on this incident. We will continue to maintain an open dialogue with these groups, and encourage ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. – Honduras World Cup Qualifier Soccer Match

U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras Security Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. – Honduras World Cup Qualifier Soccer Match 31 August, 2017   The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team will play in a World Cup Qualifying match at Estadio Olímpico in San Pedro Sula at 3:36 p.m. local time on ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. – Honduras World Cup Qualifier Soccer Match (August 31, 2017)

U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras Security Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. – Honduras World Cup Qualifier Soccer Match 31 August, 2017   The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team will play in a World Cup Qualifying match at Estadio Olímpico in San Pedro Sula at 3:36 p.m. local time on ... Read More»

Statement on Venezuela’s Illegitimate National Constituent Assembly

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON The United States considers the Venezuelan National Constituent Assembly the illegitimate product of a flawed process designed by the Maduro dictatorship to further its assault on democracy. The process was rigged from the start, from the irregular manner in ... Read More»

U.S. Attorney General and Northern Triangle Attorney Generals meet in El Salvador

On Friday, July 28, 2017, United States Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, met with Attorney General of El Salvador, Douglas Arquímedes Meléndez Ruiz, Attorney General of Guatemala, Thelma Esperanza Aldana Hernández, and Attorney General of Honduras, Oscar Fernando Chinchilla Banegas. This meeting in El Salvador advances gains from the group’s March meeting in Washington DC, where ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: UNAH Demonstration

U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras Security Message for U.S. Citizens: UNAH Demonstration Date: July 25, 2017 The U.S. Embassy has received reports from local police that students are protesting on the grounds of Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras and have shut the main gates. Police have restricted access to Blvd. Suyapa in front of the University ... Read More»

Appointment of James D. Nealon

Yesterday, I appointed Ambassador James D. (Jim) Nealon to serve as Assistant Secretary of International Engagement within the DHS Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans. Jim has extensive experience in international affairs. From 2014 to 2017, he served as the U.S. Ambassador to Honduras. Prior to this, he served as the Civilian Deputy to the ... Read More»

SPMAGTF-SC Marines Hold Opening Ceremony for Honduras School Projects

TRUJILLO – U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Southern Command held an opening ceremony at Taufick Bendeck elementary school, Trujillo, Honduras, June 15, 2017, to signify the start of several renovation projects in the local area. A team of combat engineers, heavy equipment operators and motor vehicle operators from the Logistics ... Read More»

Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez

The White House Office of the Vice President For Immediate Release The Vice President met with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez at the inaugural Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America in Miami, FL. On behalf of President Trump, the Vice President commended President Hernandez for his leadership in addressing security and governance challenges, ... Read More»

Marine Task Force Deploys to Central America

MIAMI – Marines and sailors with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Southern Command, the rapid response force assigned to U.S. Southern Command’s area of responsibility, arrived in Central America June 1. Most of the nearly 300-member unit will be headquartered out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, with the permission of the government of ... Read More»

Professional Exchange Program for Journalists, Media Business Managers, and Technologists

A Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America – 2018 We are currently accepting applications for this program. To apply click  here . In 2018, the International Center for Journalists will continue to expand its network of digital journalists, technologists and media entrepreneurs from Latin America as part of the “Digital Path to Entrepreneurship ... Read More»

The U.S. Supports the Launch of the 2017 GREAT Program

TEGUCIGALPA – The launch of the 2017 Gang Resistance Education and Training (GREAT) Program took place on April 25, 2017 at the department of La Paz, as it is initiating there for the first time. The ceremony took place at the Technical Institute for Police with the participation of the Director of the Police, General Commissioner Felix ... Read More»

Statement by President Trump on Syria

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release Mar-a-Lago, Florida THE PRESIDENT: My fellow Americans: On Tuesday, Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad launched a horrible chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians. Using a deadly nerve agent, Assad choked out the lives of helpless men, women, and children. It was a slow and brutal ... Read More»

Readout of the Vice President Pence’s Meeting with President Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras

The White House Office of the Vice President For Immediate Release The Vice President met today with President Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras at the White House. The Vice President recognized the important progress that Honduras has made over the past two years in fighting violent crime and corruption and strengthening citizen security, including through ... Read More»

U.S. and Honduras Sign Agreement to Improve Cooperation on Aviation Security

On March 22, 2017, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John F. Kelly and President Juan Orlando Hernandez signed an agreement to enhance cooperation involving aviation security between the United States and Honduras. The signing ceremony was attended by DHS officials, the Ambassador of Honduras in the U.S. Marlon Tabora, and the Honduran Minister ... Read More»

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Meets with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez

On March 21, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez at the State Department in Washington to discuss the bilateral relationship between the United States and Honduras. Their discussions focused on ongoing areas of mutual engagement in Honduras, including promoting broad-based economic growth, reducing crime, and strengthening democratic institutions and ... Read More»

Honduran Primary Elections

On Sunday, March 12, 2017 Honduran primary elections will take place for three major political parties.  The U.S. Embassy currently has no information that necessitates a change in the security situation during or immediately after the primary elections.  Elections in Honduras have been historically peaceful.  As always the Embassy advises all U.S. citizens to avoid ... Read More»

Statement on the Anniversary of the Murder of Berta Cáceres

March 3 marks one year since the brutal murder of renowned Honduran environmentalist Berta Cáceres. Her life as an activist and her work on behalf of indigenous communities and the environment had a global impact, and we again extend our sincerest condolences to her family, friends, and colleagues on this sad anniversary. To date, eight ... Read More»

Statement by Secretary Tillerson on President Trump’s Speech to Joint Session of Congress

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release As the President laid out in his address to Congress, the State Department will continue to engage to advance U.S. interests in the world in cooperation with our partners and allies. We will also continue to support policies and institutions that keep Americans safe, ... Read More»

OSAC Tegucigalpa Country Council Signing Ceremony

TEGUCIGALPA, M.D.C. – On Thursday, the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) Tegucigalpa Country council formally signed its Charter and Bylaws in a signing ceremony at Banco Lafise. Founded in 1985, OSAC started as a means for private U.S. companies located overseas to share security concerns. Today, OSAC members include international NGOs, faith-based organizations and academia. “Time ... Read More»

Statement by the President on Cuban Immigration Policy

The White House Office of the Press Secretary January 12, 2017 Today, the United States is taking important steps forward to normalize relations with Cuba and to bring greater consistency to our immigration policy. The Department of Homeland Security is ending the so-called “wet-foot/dry foot” policy, which was put in place more than twenty years ... Read More»

Readout of Vice President Biden’s Call with President Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras

The White House Office of the Vice President For Immediate Release The Vice President spoke with President Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras by telephone today to review progress on the implementation of the Alliance for Prosperity Plan for the Northern Triangle of Central America. The Vice President praised Honduras’ progress in improving security and tax ... Read More»

Remarks on Middle East Peace by Secretary of State John Kerry

The Dean Acheson Auditorium Washington, DC December 28, 2016 Excerpts This is an issue which, all of you know, I have worked on intensively during my time as Secretary of State for one simple reason: because the two state solution is the only way to achieve a just and lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians. ... Read More»

Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy on Support for Attorneys General in Central America

Congressional Record Mr. LEAHY. Mr. President, the Northern Triangle countries of Central America –El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala– face many similar challenges. Poverty, gangs, violence, corruption, organized crime. One of these challenges is weak judicial systems. For as long as anyone can remember, judges in these countries, no matter how unqualified, have been selected through ... Read More»

Statement by the Secretary of Homeland Security Johnson on the Resumption of Removals to Haiti

Following the tragic earthquake that struck Haiti in January 2010, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ceased removing Haitians to Haiti. In 2011, we resumed the removals of Haitians on a limited basis, who had final orders of removal and had been convicted of a serious crime. On September 22, I announced we would resume ... Read More»

Honduran Students Lead the Way for Central American Students Pursuing Higher Education in the United States

TEGUCIGALPA – The number of Honduran students enrolled in U.S. higher education increased 12.8 percent, to 1,985, according to the 2016 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange released yesterday, the greatest percentage increase for all of Mexico and Central America. Honduras sends more bright promising students to the U.S. than any other country in ... Read More»

Statement Regarding Comments in Washington on Honduran Presidential Reelection

It is clear that remarks made by the Spokesman about the electoral process in Honduras have been misinterpreted. Media and others are interpreting the Spokesman’s remarks as opposing the candidacy of President Hernandez for re-election in Honduras. The U.S. Government does not oppose President Hernandez or others from presenting themselves for re-election according to Honduran ... Read More»

Statement on the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

TEGUCIGALPA – Today is the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists. In the United States, in Honduras, and around the world, we must all work together to protect the right to peacefully exercise freedom of expression. Journalists and media professionals are a vital part of civil society and play a key role ... Read More»

United States, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras Convene High Level Dialogue

WASHINGTON, DC – Building on the commitments made by Vice President Biden and Northern Triangle leaders in February 2016, the United States and the governments of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras will meet October 19 at the U.S. Department of State for a High-Level Dialogue. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon and ... Read More»

Statement by Ambassador James D. Nealon on the Assassination of José Ángel Flores, President of the Unified Campesino Movement of the Aguán (MUCA)

On behalf of the people and government of the United States of America, I wish to express my deepest condolences to the family, friends and supporters of José Ángel Flores, President of the Unified Campesino Movement of the Aguán (MUCA), who was murdered by unknown gunmen yesterday while leaving a meeting in Tocoa, Honduras. We ... Read More»

Investigation of Santos Rodriguez Orellana, Captain in the Honduran Armed Forces

TEGUCIGALPA – The Embassy of the United States of America announces that Santos Rodriguez Orellana, Captain in the Honduran Armed Forces, is under investigation for his suspected ties to narcotrafficking and corruption. The United States will not be refuge for those who engage in criminal activity. The Embassy has spoken with various people who have ... Read More»

Investigation of People Linked to Narcotrafficking and Corruption

TEGUCIGALPA – The Embassy of the United States of America announces that the following individuals are under investigation due to their suspected involvement in narcotrafficking and corruption. Wilter Neptaly Blanco Ruiz Evin Xaviel Reyes Peña Oscar Aragón Evereth Fredy Donaldo Mármol Vallejo Faustino Murillo Chirinos Honduran Armed Forces Official, Carlos Alberto Maradiaga Izaguirre Johanna Martinez ... Read More»

Joint Statement by the Presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, and the Vice President of the United States

The presidents of El Salvador, Salvador Sanchez Cerén; Guatemala, Jimmy Morales; and Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernandez; and the Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, met at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D.C. on September 23, 2016 to follow up on progress in addressing regional  migration, security, governance, and economic challenges within the ... Read More»

Statement by Secretary Kerry on Honduras’s National Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Honduras on the 195th anniversary of your nation’s independence. The United States is pleased to have a valued partner in Honduras. My government values deeply our ability to work together to strengthen democratic institutions, improve security, promote economic ... Read More»

U.S. Expands Initiatives to Address Migration Challenges

WASHINGTON, DC – Over the past year, the United States has taken a series of steps to address the ongoing humanitarian challenges in Central America, particularly for the many vulnerable individuals attempting to leave the region and come to the United States, while also promoting safe and orderly migration and border security. As part of ... Read More»

U.S. Provides Support for Honduran Bean Producers

TEGUCIGALPA – In June, 56 producer organizations participating in the MAS project implemented by TechnoServe with funds from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) signed a marketing agreement for more than 21,500 quintals of red beans for the first season with the Honduran Institute of Agricultural Marketing (IHMA). This agreement will benefit more than ... Read More»

Statement by OAS Members on Venezuela

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, United States of America, and Uruguay We, Member States of the Organization of American States (OAS), reaffirm our commitment to the Charter of the Organization of American States and the Inter-American Democratic Charter, which proclaims that “the ... Read More»

U.S. Marines Will Visit Honduras Again to Provide Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief

TEGUCIGALPA – Invited by the Government of Honduras, another contingent of U.S. Marines who are part of the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-South (SPMAGTF-SC) will begin to arrive in Honduras to participate in construction projects in Gracias a Dios, including a school and renovations to a hospital, and training events with their Honduran counterparts. ... Read More»

Secretary Johnson’s Trip to Honduras

Statement by Press Secretary Marsha Catron on Secretary Johnson’s Upcoming Trip to El Salvador and Honduras On May 19-20, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will travel to El Salvador and Honduras for meetings and engagements regarding current migration trends in Central America. Secretary Johnson will travel to San Salvador, El Salvador, and then Tegucigalpa ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Announces Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program to Support Entrepreneurs throughout Latin America

TEGUCIGALPA – The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, is looking for 250 young entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean to bring to the United States for business and social entrepreneurship training in October and November 2016. YLAI Professional Fellows will become part ... Read More»

Readout of Vice President Biden’s Meeting with the Presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Vice President met today with President Salvador Sánchez Cerén of El Salvador, President Jimmy Morales of Guatemala, and President Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras. The leaders discussed their progress in meeting the agreements outlined in the Blair House Communique of February 24, 2016, ... Read More»

Statement on Embassy Meeting with Special Police Reform Committee

The Special Committee on Police Reform requested information from the U.S. Embassy related to their investigation into police corruption and we have given them that information. The vast majority of it has already been shared with the Government of Honduras over the years through the normal mechanisms that exist for informing the government when we ... Read More»

Security Notice: Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy has information that the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organization of Honduras (COPINH) has called for demonstrations in several locations throughout Tegucigalpa, to include the U.S. Embassy. The demonstrations may occur later this afternoon or tomorrow. Previous marches have been large and peaceful, but as always, U.S. citizens are reminded that ... Read More»

Holiday Closure

The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras will be closed for business on Thursday, March 24 and Friday, March 25, 2016, in observance of the Holy Thursday and Good Friday holidays. The Embassy will resume normal operations at its regular schedule on Monday, March 28. We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in ... Read More»

Statement on the Assassination of Civil Society Activist Nelson García

On behalf of the people and Government of the United States, we condemn the murder of civil society activist Nelson García yesterday. Coming so close to the murder of his colleague Berta Cáceres, his death is cause for particular concern. We expect the Government of Honduras will fulfil its commitment to lead a thorough and ... Read More»

Security Notice: Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy has been informed of the following demonstrations throughout Honduras.  The Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organization of Honduras (COPINH) have called for demonstrations in several locations throughout Honduras, to include Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula.  The demonstrations will occur on March 16, 17, and 18.Currently, there is a peaceful demonstration outside ... Read More»

U.S. Congressman Steve Chabot Visits Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA, M.D.C. – Representative Steve Chabot (Republican from the state of Ohio), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, completed a two-day trip to Tegucigalpa today where he met with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, as well as key business and government leaders to explore economic opportunities for U.S. companies looking to do business ... Read More»

Security Notice: Demonstrations

The Embassy has received information of numerous demonstrations happening throughout the day and evening, especially in the area of the Casa Presidencial and Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (UNAH). Please note the entrance to Boulevard Juan Pablo II (Marriott side) has been closed to traffic. Traffic in the vicinity of Boulevard Suyapa and Boulevard Juan ... Read More»

Joint Communique of the Presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, and the Vice President of the United States of America

Joint Communique of the Presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, and the Vice President of the United States of America in Relation to the Plan of the Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE BLAIR HOUSE COMMUNIQUE The presidents of El Salvador, ... Read More»

Zika Infection: Situational Awareness

Zika virus infection is an emerging infection now widespread through much of Latin America.  There is a strong potential that this infection will continue to spread.  A Zika infection spreads through mosquito bites and is typically manifested as a mild flu-like illness, fever, a rash, conjunctivitis, and joint pains but most cases are “silent”, meaning ... Read More»

Holiday Closure

The U.S. Embassy will be closed on February 15, 2016 in observance of President’s Day. U.S. citizens should plan accordingly. For emergency contact please call telephone (504) 2238-5114 ext. 4100. You can also review our  U.S. Embassy webpage . We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Honduras enroll in the Department of State’s Smart Traveler ... Read More»

Finalists for the 2015 Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs is pleased to announce ten finalists for the 2015 Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE). The Secretary of State has awarded the ACE each year since 1999, in order to recognize ... Read More»

Commander of the U.S. Southern Command, Admiral Kurt W. Tidd, Concludes First Visit to Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA – Admiral Kurt Tidd, Commander of the U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), returned to Miami 22 January from visits to Colombia and Honduras. This was his first visit to the region since taking over command of SOUTHCOM January 14. In Colombia, Admiral Tidd met with civilian and military leadership to reinforce U.S. Southern Command’s strong ... Read More»

U.S. Welcomes Honduran Agreement with OAS

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY JOHN KIRBY, SPOKESPERSON The United States welcomes the signing today of an agreement between the Government of Honduras and the Organization of American States establishing the Support Mission Against Corruption and Impunity in Honduras (known in Spanish as Mision de Apoyo contra ... Read More»

Zika Security Message

The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa informs U.S. citizens that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is upgrading its advisories regarding the Zika Virus . For general information about Zika, please visit the CDC website . To obtain Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) travel notices, call the CDC at 1-800- CDC -INFO (1-800-232-4636) from within the United States, or 1-404-639-3534 from overseas ... Read More»

Next Level Hip-Hop Academy in Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA – The U.S. Embassy is presenting the hip-hop academy Next Level in Tegucigalpa from January 14-28, 2016 in a program that includes free public performances and workshops for MCs, DJs, B-Boys and Breakdancers, and Beatmakers, with the collaboration of local musics and cyphers. The free and public performances by Next Level will be held ... Read More»

Honduras Receives Flight of Returned Families from the U.S.

TEGUCIGALPA – A U.S. plane returned 26 women and children to Honduras this morning, as part of the ongoing enforcement of U.S. immigration laws. The families had exhausted their legal appeals to remain in the United States, after entering the country without documents in recent months. Ambassador James Nealon traveled to Soto Cano to greet ... Read More»

Security Notice

The U.S. Embassy has received information that traffic is backed up around the Toncontin International Airport and the National Congress in Tegucigalpa due to the strikes of the informal sector of public transportation. If at all possible, avoid these areas today, Dec 8, 2015.  There is no information that suggests this protest and/or other actions ... Read More»

Notice: Holiday Closure

The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa will be closed on November 26th in observance of Thanksgiving Day. We will be open again for business on Friday 27th. For emergency contact please call telephone (504) 2238-5114 ext. 4100. We wish you and your families a Happy Thanksgiving Day! We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or ... Read More»

Worldwide Travel Alert

1.  The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats. Current information suggests that ISIL (aka Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions.  These attacks may employ a wide variety of tactics, using conventional and non-conventional weapons and targeting both ... Read More»

First Annual Congress of the Honduran English Language Teachers Association

SAN PEDRO SULA – The First Annual Congress of the Honduran English Language Teachers Association, HELTA-Honduras TESOL, took place at the Centro Cultural Sampedrano on November 19-21, 2015. The conference was the result of a project submitted through the Department of State’s Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund by a group of Honduran alumni. The project competed ... Read More»

Honduran NGO Receives White House Recognition

WASHINGTON, DC – In a ceremony at The White House on November 17, First Lady Michelle Obama presented the International Spotlight Award to the Honduran NGO “Organization for Youth Empowerment” (OYE) as part of the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards. Twelve domestic non-profits were also recipients. OYE is the only international organization chosen for ... Read More»

Mission Completed: Marines Return to the United States

TEGUCIGALPA – After a six month deployment to Honduras, nearly two hundred Marines are returning home to the United States. Working alongside Honduran military and local government officials, the Marines completed important construction projects in the Gracias a Dios region of Honduras and kept their heavy equipment ready to respond in the event of a ... Read More»

Release of the 2015 Open Doors Report on International Education

TEGUCIGALPA – In an event to commemorate International Education Week, U.S. Ambassador James D. Nealon praised the benefits of studying abroad, and noted that once again, Honduras is in first place in Central America in sending students to study at U.S. colleges and universities. Ambassador Nealon participated in the release of the 2015 “Open Doors” ... Read More»

Graduation and Open House Ceremony for Access Program at IHCI

TEGUCIGALPA – On November 7, 2015, Public Affairs Officer Eric Turner was the keynote speaker at a graduation ceremony for 68 students of the English Access Microscholarship Program at the Instituto Hondureno de Cultura Interamericana (IHCI) in Comayaguela, M.D.C. This was the third cohort of Access students graduating from IHCI. At the ceremony, 68 students ... Read More»

Millennium Challenge Corporation Publishes Its Annual Policy Performance Scorecards

TEGUCIGALPA – On Friday, November 6, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) published its annual policy performance scorecards, which form a key component of how its Board will make decisions for selecting countries as eligible for MCC programs in 2016. Honduras’ performance on ruling justly, investing in people and economic freedom as measured by 20 indicators in ... Read More»

Demonstration and Traffic Disruption Notice

During the past months, The Embassy has received information about demonstrations that take place on Fridays between 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Francisco Morazán Department. Previous marches have been large and peaceful, but as always, U.S. Citizens are reminded that the tone of any large public gathering can change quickly, and most likely will cause significant ... Read More»

Centro Cultural Sampedrano Opens Renovated Public Spaces as Part of the Celebration of its 60th Anniversary

SAN PEDRO SULA – Hundreds of sampedranos came to the Centro Cultural Sampedrano (CCS) on October 22, 2015, to officially open CCS’ renovated Benjamin Franklin Public Library. The opening ceremony was part of a week of the cultural center’s sixtieth anniversary celebrations. The Department of State’s Information Resource Officer for Mexico and Central America Laura ... Read More»

Statement on the Seizure of Seguros Continental S.A. by the Government of Honduras

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY OFFICE OF FOREIGN ASSETS CONTROL On October 7, 2015, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced the designation of Jaime Rolando Rosenthal Oliva, along with his son, Yani Benjamin Rosenthal Hidalgo, and his nephew, Yankel Antonio Rosenthal Coello, as Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers pursuant to the Foreign ... Read More»

Departments of State, Treasury, and Justice Meet With Honduran Delegation

State Department Counselor Thomas Shannon and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Francisco Palmieri, with colleagues from the Department of Treasury and the Department of Justice, hosted an interagency meeting on October 20 with a high-level Honduran delegation to discuss recent U.S. government action targeting three Honduran nationals and several of their ... Read More»

Demonstration and Traffic Disruption Notice

The U.S. Embassy has received information about multiple marches and demonstrations occurring in Tegucigalpa this afternoon.  The Embassy expects major traffic thoroughfares in Tegucigalpa to be affected.  Previous marches have been large and peaceful, but as always, U.S. citizens are reminded that the tone of any large public gathering can change quickly. Please plan your ... Read More»

UNITEC Students Shine Brightest in 2015 Solar Decathlon!

TEGUCIGALPA – Students from UNITEC, along with students from Western New England University and Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá, collectively Team MASSCA (Massachusetts and Central America), won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 in the category of Affordability. Eight UNITEC students were co-sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa to travel to Irvine, California ... Read More»

Statement from Deputy Secretary of State Heather Higginbottom in Her Visit to Honduras

As Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources, President Obama’s Strategy for U.S engagement in Central America is a top priority for me. It has been a pleasure to discuss the strategy with President Hernandez and his team this afternoon. In the coming days here and in Guatemala and El Salvador, I look forward ... Read More»

Traffic Disruption Notice

The Embassy has received information about a possible protest to be held on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 expressing themselves regarding the recent legal actions taken against Banco Continental.  The group is expected to appear in front of the Honduran Banking Commission building (la Comisión Nacional de Bancos y Seguros, or CNBS) located in the Castaño ... Read More»

Statement on the Action by the Honduran Government to Protect the Honduran Financial System

The U.S. Department of Treasury welcomes the swift action by the Honduran government to protect the Honduran financial system by assuming management control of Banco Continental, which was designated by the Office of Foreign Assets Control for playing a significant role in international narcotics trafficking. The Department of Treasury is committed to working with the ... Read More»

Statement on Money Laundering Arrests and OFAC Designations

Today’s designations by the United States Department of the Treasury of three businessmen and seven businesses send a clear message that no one is above the law. We applaud the swift actions taken today by Honduran authorities to ensure the banking system is strong. Hondurans can be confident that it is well-managed and well-protected. We ... Read More»

Treasury Sanctions Rosenthal Money Laundering Organization

Action Targets Three Honduran Money Launderers from the Rosenthal Family and Key Companies WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced the designation of three Honduran businessmen and seven businesses as Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act) for playing ... Read More»

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Charges Against Four Prominent Honduran Businessmen for Laundering the Proceeds of Narcotics and Bribery Offenses

United States Attorney’s Office Southern District of New York U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jim Margolin, Dawn Dearden, Christian Saint-Vil PHONE NUMBER: (212) 637-2600 One defendant arrested yesterday in Miami, Florida Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Mark Hamlet, the Special Agent in Charge ... Read More»

Holiday Closure

The U.S. Embassy will be closed from 7-12 October 2015 in observance of Honduran and U.S. holidays.   U.S. citizens should plan accordingly.  For emergency contact please call telephone (504) 2238-5114 ext 4100.  You can also review our  U.S. Embassy Webpage . We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Honduras enroll in the Department of State’s Smart ... Read More»

U.S. Consulate General Sponsors Events on Adoptions

TEGUCIGALPA – The Consular Section jointly sponsored a conference series with the National Directorate of Children, Adolescence and Families (DINAF) and the National Office of Forensic Medicine titled “Adoptions, Children in Social Risk and Abductions” on September 18, 2015 and September 22, 2015. The conferences were attended by Family and Childhood Court judges from Tegucigalpa, ... Read More»

Demonstration and Traffic Disruption Notice

The Embassy has received information about two demonstrations that are scheduled to take place today in Tegucigalpa: March of the Torches, sponsored by Oposición Indignada, will start at the entrance to Kennedy neighborhood and will end in the Presidential Palace, starting at 5:00 pm March Against Corruption, sponsored by LIBRE, FNRP and Plataforma Indignada, will ...