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European Union to Loan Honduras $150,000,000

European Union to Loan Honduras $150,000,000

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández is attending a summit of the European Union, and the Community of the State of Latin Americans and Caribbeans (Unión Europea y la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños, [EU-CELAC]). The summit began yesterday in Brussels, and ends today. President Orlando Hernández has met with the Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano […]

Honduras’s Rollins Air Explains EU Ban

Honduras carrier Rollins Air was placed on the European Union (EU) banned airliners list after France raised concerns about the airline’s safety, the European Commission said. The Manager of Rollins Air, Claudio Rollins, explained that the cancellation was due to a faulty gyroscopic instrument that, combined with bad weather, took two pilots off course by […]

Rollins Air Banned from Flying in the European Union

The European Union (EU) banned all operations to Europe by aircraft belonging to Rollins Air, the charter and leasing company registered in Honduras. The EU’s latest blacklist, released today, banned three of Jordan Aviation’s Boeing 767s from flying to Europe as well. The charter company often works for the United Nations to transport its peacekeepers. […]

Honduras to Receive Disaster Relief

COPECO announced yesterday that the European Union (EU) will provide Honduras 2.5 million U.S. dollars for disaster prevention and relief. The EU, together with the commission, will help build disaster prevention and relief capacities in nine vulnerable communities in Honduras. Projects aimed at developing and implementing emergency plans and mitigation works, flood risk maps, early […]

EU – Central America Summit Review

The Madrid summit witnessed the official closing of trade negotiations between the EU and the Central American countries of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Panama. Heads of state signed off on the “trade pillar” of the association agreement today. In a joint statement, leaders said that they had achieved “an ambitious, comprehensive and […]

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