Who are the leaders of Honduras?

Who was the first leader of Honduras?

Presidents of independent Honduras (1839–present)

No. President (Birth–Death) Term of office
Took office
1 Juan Francisco de Molina 11 January 1839
Felipe Neri Medina (1797–?) Acting President 13 April 1839
Juan José Alvarado (1798–1857) Acting President 15 April 1839

Who rules over Honduras?


Republic of Honduras República de Honduras (Spanish)
Government Unitary presidential republic
• President Juan Orlando Hernández
• Vice President Ricardo Álvarez Arias
• President of National Congress Mauricio Oliva

What is the current government in Honduras?

The Presidential Palace of Honduras is the official residence of the President of the Republic of Honduras. Currently the President resides in the Palacio José Cecilio del Valle.

Why is Honduras poor?

The main problems that cause poverty in Honduras are wealth distribution and low income. These issues impact an alarmingly high percentage of the country’s population. According to the World Bank, about 48% of the population lives below the poverty line, which includes over 60% in rural areas.

What are people from Honduras called?

Hondurans (Spanish: Hondureñas or Hondureños) are the citizens of Honduras.

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What language do they speak in Honduras?

Spanish is the official language of Honduras. A substantial number of Honduran professionals and business executives speak English and many high government officials and private sector leaders were educated in the United States. English is often spoken in the Bay Islands.

Is Honduras a US ally?

Honduras and the United States have had formal relations since 1830. There is close cooperation between the two countries, particularly in the areas of the War on Drugs while the National Port Authority in Puerto Cortés is part of the U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection’s Container Security Initiative.

Does Honduras have a president?

Juan Orlando Hernández Alvarado (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxwan oɾˈlando eɾˈnandes]; also known as JOH; born 28 October 1968) is the President of Honduras. He assumed office on 27 January 2014, after winning the 2013 Honduran general election.

Is the Honduras safe?

Honduras is somewhat safe to visit, though it has many dangers. You should be aware that tourist hotspots, public transportation and some streets are places where most thefts and pickpocketing occur, and that violent crime exists on the streets, too.

How does the Honduran government work?

Under its constitution, Honduras has three branches of government: a president, elected for a four year term and not subject to reelection. a 128 member unicameral Congress elected for a four year term. an independent judiciary headed by a fifteen member Supreme Court elected for a seven year term by Congress.

Does Honduras have welfare?

Welfare and health

Social security and social welfare benefits were not improved appreciably, however: many Honduran workers outside the public sector and not employed by business or industry are not covered. Health care also is generally inadequate for the poor urban and rural labourers.

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How much does the president of Honduras make a year?

President of Honduras

President of the Republic of Honduras Presidente de la República de Honduras
Formation 16 September 1824 (first) 27 January 1982 (current)
Deputy Vice President of Honduras
Salary 4,159 USD per month
Website presidencia.gob.hn