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    White House on Central American Presidents' Visits

    President Obama will welcome President Otto Perez Molina of Guatemala, President Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras, and President Salvador Sanchez Ceren of El Salvador to the White House on July 25.

  • 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.

  • Poster of the Festival "El Arte de las Calles," to be held in Catacamas on July 19, 2014.

    Embassy Supports Hip-Hop Festival 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.

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    James Nealon Confirmed as New U.S. Ambassador

    On Tuesday, July 15, the U.S. Senate confirmed James Nealon, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, as the new U.S. Ambassador to Honduras. Ambassador Lisa Kubiske continues in office until her departure on August 2.

  • 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.

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    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. 

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    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. 

  • President Barack Obama made a statement after meeting with Texas Governor Rick Perry and with Texas officials in Dallas on the unaccompanied minors trying to cross the border from Central American countries into the United States. (White House Photo by Pete Souza)
    President Obama's Remarks in Dallas on Immigration

    President Obama made remarks on immigration following a meeting with Governor Rick Perry of Texas, as well as local officials and faith leaders in Dallas, Texas, on July 9, 2014. 

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    Release of the 2014 National Drug Control Strategy

    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. 

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    White House Facts on Funds to Address Central American Migration

    A White House fact sheet explains the Obama administration's emergency supplemental request to address the increase in child and adult migration from Central America into the Rio Grande Valley areas of the U.S. southwest border. 

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