The exports estimation for Honduras’s 2011-2012 melon season might be around 300 million kilos. Despite the adverse effects of the weather and the world economic situation in the last years, the Honduran melon industry managed to set new records on exports.
The US anti-drug Czar William Brownfield concluded Monday a 24-hour visit in Honduras announcing crime programs and donated 2 million USD, 30 motorbikes to the Police worth $229,000. On his Sunday arrival, the Assistant Secretary and Director of the Department of States Law Enforcement and Drugs International Affairs Office said his government is determined to […]
Protesters of inmates who died in the Comayagua prison fire on February 14th of this year, marched in Tegucigalpa yesterday, demanding the return of their relative’s corpse. Two hundred distraught relatives repeatedly shouted, “Justice, Justice!” Dennis Valadares was one of the march organizers who lost his 23 year old brother to the fire. His brother […]
Following are excerpts taken from the 2012 Statement by General Douglas Fraser relating specifically to Honduras. POSTURE STATEMENT OF GENERAL DOUGLAS M. FRASER UNITED STATES AIR FORCE COMMANDER UNITED STATES SOUTHERN COMMAND BEFORE THE 112TH CONGRESS HOUSE ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE 6 MARCH 2012 “Central America has become the key transshipment zone for illicit trafficking in […]
The White House Office of the Vice President For Immediate Release Joint Statement to the Press by Vice President Joe Biden and Honduran President Porfirio Lobo Sosa Presidential Palace Tegucigalpa, Honduras PRESIDENT LOBO SOSA: [As interpreted by Government of Honduras interpreter] Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen of the national and international press and the media. […]