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  • Building of the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. (State Dept. Photo)

    Embassy Closed on Thanksgiving Day

    The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras will be closed for business on Thursday, November 26, 2015, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. The Embassy will resume normal operations at its regular schedule on Friday, November 27. Happy Thanksgiving Day!

  • President Obama and his daughter, Sasha (right), join other volunteers to prepare meals at D.C. Central Kitchen in Washington. (© AP Images)

    Americans Give Back on Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is a day when Americans gather with family and friends to celebrate and give thanks for life's abundance. Observed on the fourth Thursday of November, Thanksgiving is an annual reminder to reach out to those in need, which for many Americans means volunteering at soup kitchens.

  • Rocio Mendoza, Executive Director of Organization for Youth Empowerment (OYE), and Jefry Amaya accept the International Spotlight Award at the 2015 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards. The award was presented by First Lady Michelle Obama. (NAHYP Photo by Steven E. Purcell)

    Honduran NGO Receives White House Recognition

    In a ceremony at The White House on November 17, First Lady Michelle Obama presented the International Spotlight Award to the Honduran NGO "Organization for Youth Empowerment" (OYE) as part of the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards.

  • A group of Marines board a plane bound for the U.S. after completing a six-month deployment to Honduras. (State Dept. Photo)

    Mission Completed: Marines Return to the U.S.

    After a six month deployment to Honduras, nearly two hundred Marines are returning home to the U.S. Working alongside Honduran military and local government officials, the Marines completed important construction projects in the Gracias a Dios region of Honduras.

  • Ambassador Nealon with a group of IHCI students and authorities at the release of the 2015 Open Doors Report on International Education. (State Dept. Photo)

    Release of the 2015 Open Doors Report

    In an event to commemorate International Education Week, Ambassador Nealon praised the benefits of studying abroad, and noted that once again, Honduras is in first place in Central America in sending students to study at U.S. colleges and universities.

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