High Security Set for Inauguration

Extreme security measures will be in place on the day that the presidential inauguration takes place. In and around the National Stadium, more than 5,000 uniformed members of the Armed Forces and National Police will stand guard. Additionally, there will be 200 undercover police and military inside. Each gate will have patrols, police vehicles and […]

USA Cancels More Visas

Five current government officials have had their visas to travel to the United States canceled. Luis Ortez, Secretary of Youth; Myrna Castro, Minister of Culture, Gabriela Nunez, Head of Finance, Javier Valladares, Presidential Administrator, and Soptravi Minister, Rosario Bonano all had their visas revoked. The government officials received the official documents from the U.S. Consulate. […]

Green Alert Extended – Airports Okay

The rainy conditions for over 30 consecutive hours have affected Honduras and forced the Permanent Contingency Commission (COPECO) to extend the green alert for 24 more hours. The extension of the alert began at 5:00 pm yesterday, and affects the Departments of Atlantida, Cortes, Colon, the Bay Islands, Gracias a Dios, and North Yoro. The […]

FINALLY! US Travel Alert for Honduras Revised!

November 06, 2009 The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the current uncertain political and security situation in Honduras, and recommends that American citizens exercise caution when traveling to Honduras, while deferring all non-essential travel to the capital city of Tegucigalpa until further notice. This Travel Alert expires on December 20, 2009. Read full […]

Weather Alert in 10 Departments of Honduras

Ten of the eighteen departments of Honduras are on Green Alert as announced by the Permanent Committee on Contingencies (COPECO). The preventive measure includes Choluteca, Valle, the northern part of Francisco Morazan, La Paz, Intibuca, Lempira, Ocotepeque, Copan, Santa Barbara and Cortes. The National Weather Service (NWS) announced rainy conditions for 24 hours due to […]