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  • Band members in period costume playing instruments and marching in parade. (State Dept. Photo)

    Celebrating U.S. Independence Day

    The Fourth of July has been recognized as Independence Day in the United States ever since the country's Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. To mark the occasion, Americans celebrate with parades, fireworks, concerts and other festive activities.

  • President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (White House Photo)

    President Obama on Relations with Cuba

    More than 54 years ago, at the height of the Cold War, the United States closed its embassy in Havana. Today, I can announce that the United States has agreed to formally re-establish diplomatic relations with the Republic of Cuba, and re-open embassies in our respective countries.

  • Secretary of State John Kerry. (Archive, State Dept. Photo)

    Secretary Kerry Presents Human Rights Report

    Secretary of State John Kerry has presented the 2014 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices on June 25, 2015. This report covers the status of human rights in countries around the world in 2014.

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  • U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson. (Archive, State Dept. Photo)

    Statement by the Assistant Secretary Jacobson

    Strengthening transparency and government accountability is a central element of our engagement and of the Alliance for Prosperity and the U.S. Strategy for Engagement in Central America.

  • Visual artist Marta Mabel Perez offers a talk to a group of students at the Museo para la Identidad Nacional (MIN) in Tegucigalpa. (State Dept. Photo)

    Visual Artist Marta Mabel Perez in Honduras

    The U.S. Embassy invited visual artist and cultural promoter from Puerto Rico, Marta Mabel Perez, to participate as a member of the jury for the 16th Sculpture and Ceramic Biennale of Central America and the Caribbean – IHCI 2015.

    ALSO:  Photos

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  • Members of the 823rd Red Horse Squadron board a C-17 Globemaster on Hurlburt Field, Florida, May 27, 2015, for New Horizons 2015 in Honduras. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Ryan Conroy)
    U.S. and Honduras Conduct New Horizons Training Exercise

    The Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern), in conjunction with the U.S. Embassy and the Government of Honduras, is currently conducting New Horizons, an annual event that will train military civil engineers and medical professionals to deploy and conduct joint operations. 

  • .S. Army Specialist Christy Roberts, 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment petroleum specialist, pushes a girl on a swing during visit to the Saint Anthony of Padua Children's Home. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Christopher Love)
    JTF-Bravo Members Visit Local Orphanage

    Joint Task Force-Bravo volunteer to visit to the Saint Anthony of Padua Children's Home outside La Paz, Honduras as a monthly activity to serve the community. 

  • Logo of the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    Honduras and the United States to Participate in Joint Civil-Military Exercise

    The United States and Honduras will take part in a joint exercise, Fused Response, over three weeks in May in various locations across Honduras. The exercise supports bilateral cooperation and coordination involving civilian and military personnel from both countries. 

    QVLN & OVEOUS visited Honduras

    Invited by the U.S. Embassy in Honduras, QVLN & OVEOUS toured Honduras from April 29 to May 6, 2015. QVLN & OVEOUS represent a melding of cultural and musical influences by two incredible artists: Quetzal Guerrero (QVLN), who picked up the violin at age four and hasn’t put it down since, and OVEOUS, a lyricist whose words have touched millions of people worldwide.  Photo Gallery: QVLN & OVEOUS visited Honduras »

  • Logo of the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    Embassy Marked Earth Day with Information Fair

    On April 24, the U.S. Embassy, in partnership with Cascadas Mall, sponsored its 2015 Earth Day Fair. The event took place from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Second Floor of the Cascadas Mall complex and was free and open to the public. 

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USA Pavilion at the Expo Milano 2015

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