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    Embassy Closed on Memorial Day

    The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras will be closed for business on May 30. It will resume operations at its regular schedule on Tuesday, May 31.

  • Visitors to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, sometimes leave personal momentos near the names of their loved ones. (Photo by Carol M. Highsmith)

    Memorial Day: Reflection and Celebration

    Of the two official United States holidays recogniz­ing the commitment of members of America's military services, Memorial Day honors those who lost their lives while defending their country. The holiday is observed on the last Monday of May.

  • U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa Logo

    Secretary Johnson's Trip to Honduras

    On May 19-20, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson traveled to Honduras and El Salvador for meetings and engagements regarding current migration trends in Central America.

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    TPS Extended for Honduras Through January 5, 2018

    Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Honduras for an additional 18 months, effective July 6, 2016, through January 5, 2018.

  • Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Program.

    Program for Outstanding Young Entrepreneurs

    The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Program is looking for 250 young entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean to bring to the United States for business and social entrepreneurship training in October and November 2016.

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More News from the Embassy

  • Statement from the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    Statement from Ambassador James D. Nealon on the Announcement of Arrests in the Murder of Berta Cáceres

    In a statement, Ambassador Nealon said, "We welcome the announcement of arrests in the murder of Berta Cáceres... We will continue to follow closely as the suspects arrested today enter the judicial process, as well as any future arrests, and will continue to support this investigation in any way we can." 

  • Secretary of State John Kerry. (Archive, State Dept. Photo)
    State Department Releases 2015 Honduras Human Rights Report

    The State Department has released its 2015 Human Rights Reports. These reports document the human rights situation in 199 countries and territories around the world and, as mandated by Congress, the U.S. government uses them as part of its foreign policy formulation, including its decision-making on foreign assistance. 

  • Statement by the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    Statement on the Assassination of Civil Society Activist Nelson García

    In a statement, the Embassy said, "On behalf of the people and Government of the United States, we condemn the murder of civil society activist Nelson García. Coming so close to the murder of his colleague Berta Cáceres, his death is cause for particular concern." 

  • Ambassador James D. Nealon hosted a luncheon with representatives of U.S. firms operating in Honduras and American Chamber of Commerce board members in support of Congressman Steve Chabot's visit on March 8, 2016. (State Dept. Photo)
    U.S. Congressman Steve Chabot Visits Honduras

    Representative Steve Chabot, Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, completed a two-day trip to Tegucigalpa today where he met with Honduran President Hernández, as well as key business and government leaders to explore economic opportunities for U.S. companies looking to do business in Honduras. 

  • Statement from the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    Statement from Ambassador James D. Nealon on International Women's Day

    In a statement on International Women's Day, Ambassador Nealon said that this day marks a call to action to accelerate gender parity and the respect of women's human rights, including their right to learn, to express themselves, and to live free from violence.