President Assigns New Ministers

President Porfirio Lobo Sosa, swore in four new staff members on Friday, in the areas of education, agriculture, electrical energy and trade. The rector of the National University of Agriculture of Catacamas, Marlon Oniel Escoto Valerio, was sworn in as the new Minister of Education, replacing Alejandro Ventura. A master in business administration, José Adonis […]

New Orleans Important for Honduras

The U.S. Ambassador to Honduras told the Dock Board of the Port of New Orleans on Thursday that the port plays a critical role in developing international trade and that the state’s “historic relationship” with the Central American country will continue to improve commercial ties. “The whole Caribbean basin is one of the principle ports […]

Honduras Takes Leave of ALBA

The National Congress of Honduras ratified departure from the Bolivian Alliance for the Americas (ALBA). The executive decree sent by President Roberto Micheletti was ratified by the majority of Congress with 128 votes in favor, and five not in favor, those being members of the Democratic Unification Party (UD) and the Innovation and Unity Party. […]

Taiwan Plans to Boost Trade with Honduras

Evergreen Taiwanese shipping company recently opened a trade route between Puerto Cortes and Taipei, and plans to boost direct trade between Honduras and Taiwan, according to Wally Su, Economic Adviser for the Asian nation. Evergreen is considered the world’s fourth largest shipping company by the number of vessels in its fleet, and cargo volumes mobilized, […]