Honduras

Kamala Harris and Alejandro Giammattei waving from balcony, with Guatemalan flag and U.S. flag on either side (© Jacquelyn Martin/AP Images)

U.S. is working with Central American leaders to manage migration

Vice President Kamala Harris and the State Department are working to address the root causes of migration, starting with increasing economic opportunities.
Kamala Harris speaking at lectern (© Patrick Semansky/AP Images)

U.S. supports prosperity in the Western Hemisphere

The U.S. public and private sectors are working to help people in Latin America with pandemic recovery, economic opportunity and climate change solutions.
Man walking past destroyed home (USAID)

USAID helps hurricane survivors in Central and South America

After Hurricanes Eta and Iota swept through Central and South America, USAID jumped into action to provide relief supplies and other emergency aid.
Gloved hands inserting swab into glass vial (© Moises Castillo/AP Images)

U.S. increases support to Mexico and Central America during COVID-19

The U.S. remains committed to the health of people in Mexico and Central America, and has increased funding to both COVID-19 and economic initiatives.
Woman carrying child crossing a river (© David Peinado/NurPhoto/Getty Images)

The cost of human smuggling

As more families are migrating to the U.S.-Mexico border from Central America, human smugglers are primed to exploit their vulnerability.
People looking at a propeller plane (© Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. donates lifesaving aircraft to Honduras

The Honduran Air Force now uses U.S.-built aircraft for rescue missions, humanitarian assistance and efforts to disrupt narcotrafficking.
Luis posing for portrait (Thomas Cristofoletti for USAID)

A guiding hand steers teen from gangs back to family

Honduran teenager Luis' life and future hung in the balance in a gang- and drug-infested neighborhood before a USAID program set him on a new path.
People placing sticky notes on bulletin board (U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa)

Honduran youth leaders seek to discourage emigration

Tired of seeing friends and family leave the country for work, youth leaders in Honduras are using storytelling to convince people not to emigrate.
Police officer standing in front of classroom of students (U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa)

Transforming policing in Honduras

A new community policing strategy is having a big impact on crime in Honduras. Commander Lorenzo Pineda might be the most important figure in the reforms.