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United States | The Department of State Breaks Ground on the New U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras

United States (STL.News) – As a display of enduring friendship and the important bilateral partnership, Charge d’Affaires Heide B. Fulton, Principal Deputy Director of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) Henry V. Jardine, with the President of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernandez, and Honduran and U.S. officials, broke ground today on the new U.S. Embassy compound in Tegucigalpa, … Continue reading United States | The Department of State Breaks Ground on the New U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Connecticut News: Citizen of Honduras, RICK SANABRIA-HERNANDES Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Reentering U.S. after Being Deported

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that ERICK SANABRIA-HERNANDES, 34, a citizen of Honduras last residing in Stamford, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea in Hartford to 15 months of imprisonment for illegally reentering the U.S. after being deported. According to court documents … Continue reading Connecticut News: Citizen of Honduras, RICK SANABRIA-HERNANDES Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Reentering U.S. after Being Deported

New York News: Former Honduran Congressman And Brother Of The Current President Of Honduras Charged With Conspiring To Import Cocaine Into The United States And Related Firearms Offenses

Juan Antonio Hernandez Alvarado, a/k/a “Tony Hernandez,” Also Faces Charge for Lying to Federal Agents New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Raymond Donovan, the Special Agent in Charge of the Special Operations Division of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), announced today that … Continue reading New York News: Former Honduran Congressman And Brother Of The Current President Of Honduras Charged With Conspiring To Import Cocaine Into The United States And Related Firearms Offenses

United States News: Denis Orlando Orellana-Martinez Sentenced to Federal Prison for Illegally Reentering the United States

Came to the attention of federal authorities after arrest for public intoxication United States– A man entered the United States illegally from Honduras was sentenced on November 13, 2018, to three months’ in prison. Denis Orlando Orellana-Martinez, age 32, from Honduras, received the sentence after a September 18, 2018, guilty plea to one count of … Continue reading United States News: Denis Orlando Orellana-Martinez Sentenced to Federal Prison for Illegally Reentering the United States

Connecticut News: Citizen of Honduras, FRANKLIN OMAR RODRIGUEZ Sentenced to 29 Months in Federal Prison for Reentering the U.S. after Being Deported

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that FRANKLIN OMAR RODRIGUEZ, 37, a citizen of Honduras last residing in Norwalk, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea in Hartford to 29 months of imprisonment for illegally reentering the U.S. after being deported. According to court … Continue reading Connecticut News: Citizen of Honduras, FRANKLIN OMAR RODRIGUEZ Sentenced to 29 Months in Federal Prison for Reentering the U.S. after Being Deported

TIJUANA, Mexico | Migrant caravan groups arrive by hundreds at US border

TIJUANA, Mexico  — Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans scrambled Wednesday to reach the U.S. border, arriving by the hundreds in Tijuana, while U.S. authorities across the border were readying razor wire security barriers. Mexican officials in Tijuana were struggling to deal with a group of 357 migrants who arrived aboard nine buses Tuesday … Continue reading TIJUANA, Mexico | Migrant caravan groups arrive by hundreds at US border

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras | In Honduras, most returnees from caravan hope to try again

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — The Metropolitan Grand Central bus terminal in this city where the migrant caravan traveling through Mexico originated more than three weeks ago is a place of crossing destinies for Hondurans dreaming of seeking a better life in the United States. Some of the dozens of people sleeping on the concrete … Continue reading SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras | In Honduras, most returnees from caravan hope to try again

United States | The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras

United States – The Department of State has awarded the construction contract for the new U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras to B.L. Harbert International of Birmingham, Alabama. This complex will provide a safe, secure, and modern facility platform for the Embassy community and those it serves. SHoP Architects of New York, New York is the … Continue reading United States | The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras

U.S. Department of State News: Statement Regarding the Migrant Caravan

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State published the following statement: The United States is closely following the migrant caravan, in which thousands of migrants from Honduras and other countries continue to make a dangerous journey through Guatemala and into Mexico.  Many migrants are attempting to transit these countries and in the process are violating … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Statement Regarding the Migrant Caravan

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala | The Latest: Migrants wait to cross border with Mexico

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala  — The Latest on a caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Thousands of Central American migrants participating in a caravan heading toward the United States woke up on a bridge that divides the borders of Guatemala and Mexico. The migrants have no … Continue reading TECUN UMAN, Guatemala | The Latest: Migrants wait to cross border with Mexico

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala | The Latest: Migrants clash with Mexican police at border

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala — The Latest on a caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Cristian, a 34-year-old cell phone repairman from San Pedro Sula, Honduras, says he wants to reach the U.S. to work. He declined to give his last name, because he was threatened … Continue reading TECUN UMAN, Guatemala | The Latest: Migrants clash with Mexican police at border

CHIQUIMULA, Guatemala | Trump warns of aid cut over migrant caravan now in Guatemala

CHIQUIMULA, Guatemala  — U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to cut aid to three Central American nations if they let people travel to the U.S. illegally, reacting to a caravan of some 2,000 migrants advancing through Guatemala with hopes of reaching the U.S. border. Late Tuesday, Trump said via Twitter that the U.S. had conveyed … Continue reading CHIQUIMULA, Guatemala | Trump warns of aid cut over migrant caravan now in Guatemala

5 Caribbean Islands Where You Can Live on $36,000 or Less a Year—InternationallIving.com

  BALTIMORE/ OCTOBER 16, 2018 (STL.News) “The idea of Caribbean island living comes with the romance built in—crystal-clear, bathtub-warm waters; coconut palms trees swaying in a languid breeze; no more worrying about an early morning commute or a stressful job,” says International Living’s Executive Editor Jennifer Stevens. “But most people also assume that a picture-perfect … Continue reading 5 Caribbean Islands Where You Can Live on $36,000 or Less a Year—InternationallIving.com

Mexico News: Two people indicted for reentering the U.S. after multiple deportations

Mexico – Two people were indicted in federal court for illegally reentering the United States. Fermin Cabrera-Flores, 46, a citizen of Mexico, was found in Painesville on July 13 after having been previously deported seven times following convictions for domestic violence, evading arrest, illegal reentry, criminal trespass and other crimes, according to court documents. Lazaro … Continue reading Mexico News: Two people indicted for reentering the U.S. after multiple deportations

LA LIBERTAD, Honduras | Family, home still unfamiliar to Honduran baby

LA LIBERTAD, Honduras — Baby Johan spent his first day home chasing his family’s kitten, bouncing to music and playing like any 15-month-old boy. But his mom said Saturday he also seemed lost in his own home — not recognizing his favorite aunt and only able to sleep with the lights on after spending five … Continue reading LA LIBERTAD, Honduras | Family, home still unfamiliar to Honduran baby

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras | Honduran baby who appeared in US court is back in dad’s arms

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — A year-old boy who became a poster child for the U.S. policy of separating immigrants and their children was back in the arms of his parents Friday, five months after he was taken from his father at the U.S. border. Johan Bueso Montecinos arrived in San Pedro Sula and was … Continue reading SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras | Honduran baby who appeared in US court is back in dad’s arms

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras | Baby who was in US court now will be back in dad’s arms

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras— A year-old boy who became a poster child for the U.S. policy of separating immigrants and their children was on his way home to the arms of his parents Friday, five months after he was taken from his father at the U.S. border. Johan Bueso Montecinos was on a jet bound … Continue reading SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras | Baby who was in US court now will be back in dad’s arms

U.S. Department of State News: Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch Travels to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch will travel to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras July 23-27 to meet with counterparts to discuss a range of consular issues, including the importance of deterring and reducing illegal immigration.  While in the region, the … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch Travels to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

U.S. Department of State News: United States Welcomes New Head of MACCIH in Honduras

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The United States welcomes the June 18, announcement by the Government of Honduras of the appointment of a new Chief of Mission of the Organization of American States’ Mission of Support Against Impunity and Corruption in Honduras (MACCIH), Dr. Luiz Antonio Marrey Guimaraes of … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: United States Welcomes New Head of MACCIH in Honduras

Secret report: Honduras’ new top cop helped cartel move coke

MEXICO CITY/January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  When Jose David Aguilar Moran took over as Honduras’ new national police chief last week, he promised to continue reforming a law enforcement agency stained by corruption and complicity with drug cartels. But a confidential Honduran government security report obtained by the Associated Press says Aguilar himself helped a … Continue reading Secret report: Honduras’ new top cop helped cartel move coke

Protesters, police clash at roadblocks in Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras /January 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Clashes have broken out in Honduras as demonstrators protesting President Juan Orlando Hernandez‘s re-election blocked roads in several locations and police moved into to break up the barricades. Police say four officers were injured Saturday, one seriously. At least seven demonstrators were detained. Former President Manuel Zelaya has … Continue reading Protesters, police clash at roadblocks in Honduras

US recognizes disputed Honduras election results

WASHINGTON /December 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —The Trump administration on Friday recognized the results of Honduras’ disputed presidential election despite opposition complaints, irregularities found by poll observers and calls from Congress to back a new vote. The State Department congratulated Juan Orlando Hernandez on his victory in last month’s election but urged the country’s electoral commission … Continue reading US recognizes disputed Honduras election results

On the Presidential Elections in Honduras

Statement from the U.S. Department of State regarding the Presidential Elections in Honduras WASHINGTON, DC/December 22, 2017 (STL.News) In a Press Statement published today from U.S. Department of State, Heather Nauert, Department Spokesperson, the following statement was offered regarding the Presidential Elections in Honduras: We congratulate President Juan Orlando Hernandez on his victory in the November … Continue reading On the Presidential Elections in Honduras