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