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  • Ambassador Kubiske and Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez at the launch of the TIGRES program in Lepaterique. (State Dept. Photo)

    Ambassador Attends Launch of Special Police Unit

    Ambassador Kubiske and the President of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernandez attended the inauguration of the new Intelligence and Special Security Response Groups Unit (TIGRES) in Lepaterique, Francisco Morazan.

  • Honduran Maritime Drug Kingpin Carlos Arnoldo Lobo.

    U.S. Treasury Department Targets Carlos Lobo

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Carlos Arnoldo Lobo (a.k.a. "El Negro Lobo") pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act), for his significant role in international narcotics trafficking.

  • Students of an elementary school at Colonia San Miguel in Tegucigalpa received a donation of sports equipment from the U.S. Embassy and the Honduran National Police. (State Dept. Photo)

    Donation from the Embassy and the Honduran Police

    The U.S. Embassy and the Honduran National Police donated approximately US$ 30,000 worth of sports and medical equipment to three elementary schools and the local Medical Center at Colonia San Miguel in Tegucigalpa.

  • Jazz musician Duke Ellington prepares to strike up a tune for Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong at the Rainbow Grill in New York. (© AP Images)

    U.S. Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month

    Each April, the United States celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM), an opportunity to savor a major American contribution to world culture. JAM aims to focus public attention on the music and the many talented composers, musicians and other contributors to the sound.

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

    Embassy Closed on Monday, April 14, 2014

    The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras will be closed for business on Monday, April 14, 2014, in observance of the Day of the Americas holiday. The Embassy will resume normal operations at its regular schedule on Tuesday, April 15.

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  • Ambassador Kubiske and Foreign Minister Aguero sign the FATCA agreement. (Honduran Ministry of Foreign Affairs Photo)
    Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Kubiske at the Signing Ceremony for FATCA Agreement

    Ambassador Lisa Kubiske and Honduran Foreign Minister Mireya Aguero signed the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) agreement. This agreement is another example of the U.S. and Honduras cooperating to combat corruption, combat money laundering, and combat the illegal drug trade. 

  • Sailors from the USS Halyburton plant a Christmas palm tree as part of a community relations project at Sandy Bay Public School in Roatan. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Kameren Guy Hodnett)
    Halyburton Sailors Carry Out Community Relations Project in Honduras

    Twelve Sailors from the USS Halyburton carried out a community relations project March 19 at Sandy Bay Public School in Roatan, beautifying the property and arranging a online class with students in North Carolina. 

  • Admiral William H. McRaven, Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, presents Rear Admiral Juan Pablo Rodriguez, Honduran Defense Attaché to Mexico, with the first Navy Small Craft Instruction and Technical Training School Distinguished Alumni Award.
    U.S. Special Operations Commander Presents First NAVSCIATTS Distinguished Alumni Award

    Admiral William H. McRaven, commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), presented the Naval Small Craft Instruction and Technical Training School's (NAVSCIATTS) first Distinguished Alumni Award to Rear Admiral Juan Pablo Rodriguez, Military Defense Attache at the Honduran Embassy in Mexico City. 

  • Photo of the Earth.
    Op-Ed by Ambassador Lisa Kubiske on World Water Day

    In an editorial opinion in commemoration of World Water Day, Ambassador Kubiske said, "Protecting water is not just the responsibility of government. Everyone needs to help. Properly disposing of waste and reporting environmental problems before they become severe are necessary to protect fragile watersheds." 

  • Logo of the Green and Clean Technology Contest.
    Embassy Launches Green and Clean Technology Contest

    The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa invites the general public to participate in its Green and Clean Technology contest. To participate, please submit an original description of the project and and how it uses technology to promote more efficient use of resources for the preservation of the planet. 

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