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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 25, 2019)

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. ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 21, 2019)

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 ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 18, 2019)

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 ...
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