July Brings New FTA with Taiwan

A free trade agreement between Taiwan and Honduras, one of the ROC’s 23 diplomatic allies, came into effect July 15. Ambassador to Honduras Lai Chien-chung and Honduran Foreign Minister Angel Edmundo Orellana Mercado ratified the pact at the presidential office in Tegucigalpa, the capital of the Central American country. Benefiting immediately from the FTA were […]

Delta Begins Service to Tegucigalpa

New daily nonstop service between Atlanta and Honduras’ capital city starts Dec. 18, 2008 Delta Airlines will launch the first-ever nonstop daily flights between Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and Toncontin Airport in Honduras’ capital city of Tegucigalpa, starting Dec. 18, 2008.* The new flights will be operated using brand-new Boeing 737-700 aircraft being delivered to […]

Honduras in Olympics

Honduras coach Gilberto Yearwood selected the country’s 20-man roster for the Beijing Olympics on Sunday. The roster includes three players over 23 years old: Carlos Pavon, from Real Espana in the local league, defender Samuel Caballero and midfielder Emil Martinez, from Chinese clubs Changchun Yatai and Gouan Being, respectively. Honduras will play friendlies against Guatemala, […]

China Donates for Water

The Republic of China government has donated more than US$370,000 to Honduras to help fund water supply projects in the Central American country’s rural areas, according to a report issued Saturday by Honduras-based Radio America. Accepting the money a day earlier, Honduran International Cooperation Minster Karen Zelaya also appealed to government and non- government organizations […]