political crisis honduras

Honduras to Receive Aid Once More

The World Bank announced today that will be sending development aid to Honduras that it was stopped after the political crisis began at the end of June. World Bank Managing Director, Juan Jose Daboub, held a news conference in Tegucigalpa and said that the bank would restore one planned loan of $270 million and add […]

Honduras Invited to EU Conference

President Porfirio Lobo was invited to participate in the European Union-Latin America Agreement conference to be held in May in Madrid, according to the Spanish Secretary of State for Latin America, Juan Pablo de Laiglesia. This is the first time a senior official from Spain has visited Tegucigalpa since the removal of ex-president Manuel Zelaya. […]

Medal from Cuba for ex-Ambassador

Former Ambassador to Cuba from the government of Manuel Zelaya, received the “Friendship Medal” from that country; a distinction awarded by the Cuban Council of State. Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, presented the award. The ceremony was held at the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where the former Honduran diplomat, Juan Ramon Elvir Salgado, […]

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 […]

Bankrupt Honduras May See Help

William Chong, upon taking up his new post as Honduras’ Finance Minister, has said that the new government is inheriting a bankrupt country, with only “about $50 million in government coffers”. Chong said the country is bankrupt following months of isolation and cut offs of international aid prompted by the political crisis, and also hire […]

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