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    Worldwide Caution Update: Ebola Virus

    The U.S. Embassy advises all U.S. citizens residing or traveling in Honduras that Honduran media outlets and the Honduran Ministry of Health are reporting that a cruise ship that recently visited Roatan Island may have had a passenger on board who is believed to have had indirect contact with an Ebola patient in the U.S.

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    TPS Extended for Honduras for 18 Months

    Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Honduras for an additional 18 months, effective January 6, 2015, through July 5, 2016.

  • Honduran military members board a U.S. military helicopter as they prepare to deploy to Brus Laguna. (Photo by U.S. Air National Guard Capt. Steven Stubbs)

    JTF-Bravo Gives a Lift to Honduran Military

    U.S. helicopters based at Joint Task Force-Bravo moved over 300 Honduran military members, their gear and supplies to forward operating posts in the most remote regions of Honduras.

  • President Barack Obama. (Archive, AP Images)

    President Obama on 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Winners

    In a statement, President Obama said, "On behalf of Michelle, myself and all Americans, I want to congratulate Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi on winning the Nobel Peace Prize. Today, we honor Malala and Kailash's achievements, and reaffirm that the U.S. will always stand with those who defend our universal human rights."

  • Columbus Day parade in New York City, 2009. (© Tai Shimizu)

    Columbus Day Celebrates Exploration and Discovery

    Columbus Day is a federal holiday celebrated in the United States every year on the second Monday in October. The holiday continues to evoke discussions about the Age of Exploration and the transformations it provoked, including the injustices done to indigenous peoples.

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