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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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