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  • Small farmers from the departments of El Paraiso, Francisco Morazan, and Olancho participated in Festicafe El Paraiso 2015 on March 12-13, 2015. (Photo by Technoserve)

    Festival of the Coffee Region of El Paraiso

    More than 200 coffee samples of small holders from the central-eastern region participated in Festicafé 2015, with the aim of promoting the high standards of quality coffees from the region.

  • Representatives of USDA-Technoserve and members of bean-producer organizations sign a cooperation agreement. (Photo by Technoserve)

    U.S. Supports Bean Producer Organizations

    In 2014, USDA-TechnoServe began funding bean producer organizations –beneficiaries of the MAS project (Sustainable Agricultural Improvement)– with funds from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

  • Deputy Secretary Blinken meets with OAS Secretary General-elect Luis Almagro on the margins of the 49th Special Session of the Organization of American States (OAS) Special General Assembly in Washington, D.C., on March 18, 2015. (State Dept. Photo)

    Deputy Secretary Blinken on OAS Secretary General

    Deputy Secretary Anthony Blinken said, "Today’s election marks a very meaningful step forward in this journey to strengthen the OAS and fully realize its promise for all of our hemisphere’s citizens."

  • President Barack Obama greets Emily Bergenroth, Alicia Cutter, Karissa Cheng, Addy O’Neal, and Emery Dodson, all six-year-old Girl Scouts, from Tulsa, Oklahoma as he viewed their science exhibit during the 2015 White House Science Fair celebrating student winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) competitions, in the Red Room, March 23, 2015. The girls used Lego pieces and designed a battery-powered page turner to help people who are paralyzed or have arthritis. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

    President Obama Tours the White House Science Fair

    President Obama welcomed young scientists and engineers from across the country to showcase their inventions, robots, and discoveries at the 2015 White House Science Fair. This year’s Fair featured dozens of innovative projects from students who are excelling in science, technology, engineering, and math.

  • Honduras' President Juan Orlando Hernandez, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, Guatemala's President Otto Perez Molina, and El Salvador's President Salvador Sanchez stand for a group photo at the National Palace in Guatemala City, Monday, March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Luis Soto)

    Investing in a secure, stable Central America

    Vice President Biden says he and President Obama are determined to address conditions in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras and help those countries on their path to economic prosperity.

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  • U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during his visit to the Museo Ixchel in Guatemala City, Monday, March 2, 2015. Behind, from left, are Honduras' President Juan Orlando Hernandez, Guatemala’s President Otto Perez Molina and El Salvador’s President Salvador Sanchez. Biden is on a two day trip to meet with the Central American leaders regarding immigration issues. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
    Remarks by Vice President Biden in Guatemala

    In remarks given at a plenary with Central American leaders in Guatemala City, Vice President Biden confirmed the commitment of the Obama Administration to support the Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle of Central America. 

  • Chef Guillermo Pernot instructs a group of students from the Instituto Nacional de Formacion Profesional (INFOP) on how to prepare organic ingredients during a workshop. (State Dept. Photo)
    Renowned Chef and Restauranteur Guillermo Pernot Dazzles During Embassy’s First Culinary Diplomacy Program in Honduras

    The Embassy hosted Chef Guillermo Pernot for a nine-day culinary diplomacy program, which started in Tegucigalpa and ended in Roatan. Pernot, through the Embassy’s program, showcased the diversity of American cuisine, promoted American food and food-related products and engaged with local chefs, both young culinary students as well as professionals. 

  • Ambassador James Nealon gives remarks at the ceremony of presentation of the new Fulbright-Banco Atlantida scholarship program. (State Dept. Photo)
    Fulbright-Banco Atlantida Scholarship Program

    Ambassador James Nealon and Guillermo Bueso, Executive Director for Banco Atlantida, announced the first call for applications to the Fulbright – Banco Atlantida Scholarships, which will allow for young Honduran professionals to study at U.S. universities. 

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    U.S. Department of Labor Issues Report on Worker Rights Concerns in Honduras

    The U.S. Department of Labor released a report today that raises serious concerns regarding the effective enforcement of labor laws in Honduras under the labor chapter of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement. 

  • The Department of State’s Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs Scott Nathan gives remarks at a meeting of the Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle in Tela, Honduras, on February 26, 2015. (State Dept. Photo)
    U.S. Participates in Northern Triangle Meeting

    Ambassador James Nealon and Mr. Scott Nathan, the U.S. Department of State’s Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs, attended a meeting of the Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle in Tela on Thursday. 

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