President Lobo Issues Press Release

The Presidency of the Republic of Honduras, the Honduran people and the international community, is hereby informed of the following: 1. That at no time, the Government of the Republic led by President Porfirio Lobo Sosa, has ordered closure of Embassies in South American countries, where previously there were diplomatic representatives of Honduras. 2. On […]

Giammattei Not Granted Asylum

The Honduran government rejected the request for asylum by Guatemala’s former prisons chief, Alejandro Giammattei, citing the criminal charges against Giammattei in Guatemala. Honduran Ambassador, Jorge Gabrie, who accompanied Giammattei during the transfer, said the opposition politician surrendered voluntarily and that Honduras "expects him to have a fair trial, and that his life and human […]

Controversy at Guatemalan Embassy in Honduras

A Guatemalan court on Monday ordered the arrest of a former presidential candidate, Alejandro Giammattei, who has been holed up at the Honduran Embassy in Tegucigalpa, on charges dating from his tenure as prisons chief during the previous administration. A police spokesman said that Giammattei is accused of abuse of authority, murder and extrajudicial execution. […]

New Consular Fees Begin

New Consular Fees Begin

The State Department announced its new Schedule of Fees for Consular Services on June 28, 2010. The changes are effective as of July 13th, 15 days after its publication in the Federal Register. The table includes the rates for passports, visas, immigration and other consular services offered. Applicants with appointments from July 13th on will […]

Colombia’s Ambassador Will Return to Honduras

Colombia’s government announced today the return to Honduras of the Colombian Ambassador, Sonia Pereira. “November 5th provided for the return of Ambassador Sonia Pereira. Her return answers the call made by the parties of the Tegucigalpa-San Jose Agreement for the normalization of relations with Honduras by the international community,” said the foreign ministry. In a […]