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Curfew Announced in Two Northern Cities in Honduras

Location: Honduras Event:  The government of Honduras has announced curfews following a sharp escalation in violence in the country.  The curfew is starting in two northern cities, Choloma and San Pedro Sula, and is expected to expand.  In Choloma the curfew was imposed with immediate effect on Sunday, June 25.  In San Pedro Sula, the ... Read More»

U.S. Government donates medical and laboratory equipment to Ciudad Mujer in Tegucigalpa

TEGUCIGALPA – When women succeed, their families and communities succeed.  The people of the United States, through the Office of Security Cooperation under the Humanitarian Assistance Program (HAP) of the United States Southern Command, donated close to 600 thousand Lempiras in basic medical and laboratory equipment in support of Ciudad Mujer Tegucigalpa.  This donation helps ... Read More»

U.S. Department Of Labor Officials Join Interagency Delegation To Promote Quality Employment For Central American Women

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Deputy Undersecretary for International Affairs Thea Lee and Women’s Bureau Director Wendy Chun-Hoon recently joined an interagency delegation that traveled to El Salvador and Honduras to highlight the importance of equity and opportunity through quality employment for working women amid more than $4.2 billion in private-sector commitments to create economic opportunities in ... Read More»

Weather Alert for U.S. Citizens – Hurricane Season 2023

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the Hurricane Season which lasts through November 2023. 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 2023 season to be near-normal or average.  NOAA predicts that the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season will produce: 12 to 17 storms 5 to 9 ... Read More»