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

    Kerry on Release of 2013 Religious Freedom Report

    At the release of the 2013 International Religious Freedom Report, Secretary Kerry stated, "The release of this report here today is a demonstration of the abiding commitment of the American people and the entire U.S. Government to the advancement of freedom of religion worldwide."

  • Three Central American presidents ―Salvador Sánchez Cerén of El Salvador, Otto Pérez Molina of Guatemala, and Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras― met with President Obama in Washington July 25 to discuss solutions to the ongoing crisis of large numbers of unaccompanied minors illegally entering the United States across its southwest border. (AP Images)

    White House on Central American Presidents' Visit

    The White House issued a fact sheet on President Obama's meeting with President Otto Perez Molina of Guatemala, President Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras, and President Salvador Sanchez Ceren of El Salvador at the White House on July 25, 2014.

  • Ambassador Lisa Kubiske and Guillermo Bueso, CEO of Banco Atlantida, at the signing of the Fulbright-Banco Atlantida agreement. (State Dept. Photo)

    Announcement of Fulbright-Banco Atlantida Agreement

    On July 24, Ambassador Kubiske and Guillermo Bueso, CEO of Banco Atlantida, announced the Fulbright-Banco Atlantida award. Banco Atlantida allocated US$ 600,000 for up to six scholarships for Masters' degree programs in business-related fields.

  • State Department Counselor Ambassador Thomas Shannon talks with a Honduran immigration officer at the Corinto border crossing between Honduras and Guatemala on July 23, 2014. (State Dept. Photo)

    Counselor Shannon Visited Honduras

    U.S. Department of State Counselor, Ambassador Thomas Shannon, visited San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa on July 23 to observe firsthand the Honduran efforts to welcome home and assist returning adults and unaccompanied children (UACs) from the United States and Mexico.

  • Ambassador Kubiske poses with students who are beneficiaries of the "Una Beca Mas" program and members of the Honduran Fulbright Association. (State Dept. Photo)

    Scholarship Students Meet with Ambassador Kubiske

    Ambassador Lisa Kubiske welcomed 7 students, beneficiaries of the Honduran Fulbright Association's "Una Beca Mas" scholarship, to the U.S. Embassy on July 17. Una Beca Mas is the Honduran Fulbright Association's flagship scholarship program for undergraduate education in Honduras.

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  • Poster of the Festival "El Arte de las Calles," held in Catacamas on July 19, 2014.
    U.S. Embassy Supports Festival "El Arte de las Calles" in Catacamas

    With the support of the U.S. Embassy, the Hip-Hop Festival "El Arte de las Calles" (Art in the Streets) was held in Catacamas, Olancho, on July 19, 2014. The festival promoted the hip-hop culture and its educational potential amongst youth to spread the true philosophy of hip-hop, based on peace, respect and coexistence. 

  • Logo of the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    James Nealon Confirmed as New U.S. Ambassador to Honduras

    The Obama Administration has released the 2014 National Drug Control Strategy which builds on the Administration's record of drug policy reform by outlining actions to expand health interventions like prevention and treatment and strengthen international partnerships to reduce drug use and its consequences. 

  • The three inflatable children's attractions were non-stop hits throughout the day! (State Dept. Photo)
    Embassy Supports Community Policing Event

    On July 12, President Juan Orlando Hernandez inaugurated the Embassy-supported Community Policing outreach fair for the districts of La Granja, El Pedregal, Flor de Campo, and La Aleman in Tegucigalpa. 

  • Logo of the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    U.S. Congressional Delegation Visited Honduras

    Seven members of the United States Congress visited Honduras on Sunday, July 13. The delegation was led by Texas Republican Congresswoman Kay Granger, Chairwoman of the House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs. 

  • U.S. Vice President Joe Biden. (Archive, White House Photo)
    Vice President Biden's Calls with Central American Presidents

    Vice President Biden followed up on his June 20 visit to Guatemala by calling the Presidents of Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. The Vice President reviewed joint efforts to address the surge of unaccompanied minors and adults with children migrating to the United States. 

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