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  • U.S. Embassy building in Tegucigalpa, Honduras (State Department Photo)

    Embassy Closed

    The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras will be closed for business on Monday, April 20, 2015. It will resume operations at its regular schedule on Tuesday, April 21, 2015.

  • U.S. Muralist Michelle Ortiz explains mural project during unveiling ceremony of her mural "My Community is Coming Out, There’s Beauty in my Community, We Have Potential" in the neighborhood of Colonia Estados Unidos in Tegucigalpa. (State Dept. Photo)

    Muralist Unveils Community New Mural

    The U.S. Embassy hosted acclaimed muralist and State Department Cultural Envoy, Michelle Ortiz, for a week-long community mural project that highlights issues affecting the community.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a town hall meeting at the University of the West Indies, Thursday, April 9, 2015 in Kingston, Jamaica. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Opportunity Knocks for Young Leaders

    President Obama announced the launch of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) in Jamaica April 9. The program will award 250 fellowships each year to business and civil society leaders to develop joint initiatives with their counterparts in the United States.

  • Ambassador James Nealon unveils a plaque during a ceremony of donation of facilities and equipment to the Comision Permanente de Contingencias (COPECO). (State Dept. Photo)

    U.S. Donates Disaster Relief Facilities and Equipment

    The U.S. government is donating three disaster relief warehouses, an emergency operations center and first responder equipment to Honduras as part of a U.S. military-managed effort to contribute to the region's disaster relief preparedness.

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    Statement on U.S. - Honduras Joint Exercise

    The U.S. is requesting permission from the Government of Honduras to carry out a joint exercise between a group of U.S. Marines and Honduran counterparts, as part of our collaboration on natural disaster preparedness as well as our work in the ongoing fight against drug trafficking and organized crime.

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  • The Chestnut Brass Company will visit Honduras for the first time April 6-10, 2015. (Chestnut Brass Company Photo)
    The Chestnut Brass Company Tours Honduras

    At the invitation of the U.S. Embassy in Honduras, the Chestnut Brass Company will visit Honduras for the first time April 6-10, 2015. The tour includes workshops and public concerts in Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula. 

  • U.S. Muralist Michelle Ortiz explains mural project during unveiling ceremony of her mural "Pintando una Nueva Colonia 21 de Febrero" in the neighborhood of Colonia 21 de Febrero in Tegucigalpa. (State Dept. Photo)
    Muralist Unveils Community Mural Project

    The U.S. Embassy hosted acclaimed muralist and State Department Cultural Envoy Michelle Ortiz for a week-long community mural project. Ortiz worked with members of the Colonia 21 de Febrero neighborhood in Tegucigalpa to create a mural that highlights issues affecting the community. 

  • 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)
    U.S. Provides Assistance to El Paraiso Coffee Festival

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) provided support for Festicafe El Paraiso 2015, which was held to promote the high standards of quality coffees from the departments of El Paraiso, Francisco Morazan and Olancho. 

  • Representatives of USDA-Technoserve and members of bean-producer organizations sign a cooperation agreement. (Photo by Technoserve)
    USDA-TechnoServe Will Finance 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)
    Remarks by Deputy Secretary Blinken on the Election of the New Secretary General of the Organization of American States

    On the election of the new Secretary General of the Organization of American States, Deputy Secretary of State 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." 

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