Mario Canahuati

Foreign Minister Meets with Clinton

Honduras Foreign Minister, Mario Canahuati, and Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, met today to address issues such as public safety, human rights and reconciliation efforts after the exit of former President Manuel Zelaya. The Secretary expressed concern about public safety, including safety of journalists who have been targets of violence and intimidation in recent months.

Truth Commission Faces Daunting Task

President Porfirio Lobo has declared that Honduras’ truth commission will commence May 4, 2010. President Lobo empahasized the independence of the Commission, whose ultimate goal is to write an “objective and impartial” account of the incidents surrounding the June 28, 2009 political change of power. The Commission coordinator is former Guatemalan Vice President, Eduardo Stein, […]

Minister to Visit Gulf of Fonseca

Minister to Visit Gulf of Fonseca

Friday, the Honduran Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mario Canahuati plans to visit the area of the Gulf of Fonseca after two Honduran fishermen, brothers Denis and Luis Zambrano were detained by Nicaraguan troops last Friday, and have not yet been released. The men were fishing in the waters of the Gulf of Fonseca, whose shores […]

Truth Commission Forming

Honduran Foreign Minister, Mario Canahuati, said that President Porfirio Lobo Sosa has made a draft of the truth commission. He added that OAS Secretary of Political Affairs, Victor Rico’s arrival in the country was “to check out how the commission will be established, because it is a fundamental issue for the country.” Canahuati said the […]