News & Events

Holiday Closure

The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras will be closed for business on Thursday, March 24 and Friday, March 25, 2016, in observance of the Holy Thursday and Good Friday holidays. The Embassy will resume normal operations at its regular schedule on Monday, March 28. We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in ...
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Statement on the Assassination of Civil Society Activist Nelson García

On behalf of the people and Government of the United States, we condemn the murder of civil society activist Nelson García yesterday. Coming so close to the murder of his colleague Berta Cáceres, his death is cause for particular concern. We expect the Government of Honduras will fulfil its commitment to lead a thorough and ...
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Security Notice: Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy has been informed of the following demonstrations throughout Honduras.  The Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organization of Honduras (COPINH) have called for demonstrations in several locations throughout Honduras, to include Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula.  The demonstrations will occur on March 16, 17, and 18.Currently, there is a peaceful demonstration outside ...
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U.S. Congressman Steve Chabot Visits Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA, M.D.C. – Representative Steve Chabot (Republican from the state of Ohio), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, completed a two-day trip to Tegucigalpa today where he met with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, as well as key business and government leaders to explore economic opportunities for U.S. companies looking to do business ...
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Statement from Ambassador James D. Nealon on International Women’s Day

On March 8, we celebrate International Women’s Day in which the world praises the economic, social, and political achievements of women. This day also marks a call to action for gender equality and the respect of women’s human rights, including their right to learn, to express themselves, and to live free from violence. Today, we ...
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