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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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DFC CEO Nathan Travel to Honduras

July 6, 2022   WASHINGTON – On July 6-7, 2022, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Executive Officer Scott Nathan will travel to Honduras to advance private sector-led development in the country and the Northern Central America region. While in Honduras, CEO Nathan will meet with government officials and the business community. On July 7, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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.

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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