The Economic Section is responsible for analyzing and reporting on economic developments in Honduras, as well as safeguarding and promoting U.S. economic interests. The section handles a broad array of bilateral and multilateral issues including: trade and commerce, economic development, public finance, money and banking, energy, foreign direct investment, telecommunications, and transportation. Fostering regional and multilateral cooperation constitutes a key part of our mission. The section also advocates on behalf of U.S. businesses, promotes U.S. goods in the Honduran market, and identifies and eliminates barriers to market access for U.S. companies.
Embajada de los Estados Unidos de America
Avenida La Paz
Fax Number: (504) 2236-9037
Phone Numbers:(504) 2236-9320, 2238-5114
Mike Taylor - Minister-Counselor for Economic Affairs TaylorMP@state.gov
Mr. Taylor covers Macroeconomics, Central Bank, International Financial Institutions, and Donor Coordination issues.
Angi Pendergrass – Deputy Director, Economic and Commercial Officer PendergrassA@state.gov
Ms. Pendergrass covers Trade (CAFTA, WTO), Export Promotion, Public Private Partnerships, Corporate Social Responsibility, Commerce, Investment and U.S. Department of Commerce Foreign Commercial Service oversight.
Danielle Maniscalco – Economic Officer ManiscalcoDA@state.gov
Ms. Maniscalco covers Civil Aviation, Telecommunications, Transportation, Commercial Banking, Law Enforcement, Port Security, IPR, Land Disputes, Merida/CARSI, MCC, Money Laundering; Anti-Corruption/Transparency issues.
David Arizmendi – Economic Officer ArizmendiDN@state.gov
Mr. Arizmendi covers Environment, Science, Technology & Health (ESTH) issues, including Energy and U.S. Department of Agriculture oversight.
Ana Toledo – Office Management Specialist ToledoAY@state.gov
Ms. Toledo is the Economic Office manager and manages day-to-day operations and whereabouts of the team.