Library of Congress

Law Library of Congress

The Library of Congress > Law Library > News & Events > Global Legal Monitor

Central American Northern Triangle Authorities, Mexico, and UN Economic Commission Meet to Implement Global Compact for Migration

(Feb. 6, 2019) A Mexican government press release of January 15, 2019, reports that delegations from the governments of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico, and representatives of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (ECLAC, or CEPAL), met at the headquarters of […]

Mexico/El Salvador/Guatemala/Honduras: Memorandum of Understanding on Labor Pilot Program

(Nov. 30, 2016) In October 2016, labor authorities from Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras signed a memorandum of understanding providing for a labor pilot program whereby nationals of the Central American signatory countries may temporarily migrate to Mexico  to work in certain industries.  (Press Release, Secretary of Labor and Social Welfare, Suscribe México Acuerdo […]

Honduras: Laws Create a New Legal Framework for the Promotion of Economic Development

(Sept. 7, 2011) Honduras passed a legislative package during 2010 aimed at boosting the economic development of the country. This package is composed of three major laws. The first is Legislative Decree 107-2010, containing the Law on Supplementary Income in Rural and Sub-Urban Areas, published in the GACETA OFICIAL (G.O.) on August 21, 2010. The […]

Honduras: Supreme Court Communiqué on Replacement of President

(July 9, 2009) The Honduran Supreme Court of Justice (SCJ) issued an undated special communiqué on the subject of the removal of President José Manuel Zelaya Rosales from the executive branch. (Honduran Supreme Court Details Reasons for Zelaya's 'Constitutional Replacement', OPEN SOURCE CENTER, June 30, 2009, OSC No. LAP20090706068001.) The document refers to Zelaya as […]

Colombia; Honduras: Agreement on Biofuels Signed

(Apr. 13, 2009) On March 16, 2009, Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia signed a complementary agreement to the Basic Technical Cooperation Agreement of 1980, on technical cooperation in biofuels. They also inaugurated the construction of a biofuel plant for the production of biodiesel from African palm oil in the Honduran […]

Honduras: President Signs ALBA Agreement

(Sept. 11, 2008) On August 26, 2008, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, President José Manuel Zelaya Rosales signed an agreement making Honduras a member of the international cooperation organization ALBA, whose acronym in English stands for the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas or the Bolivarian Alternative for the People of Our America. Currently the member states of […]

Cuba; Honduras: Cooperation Agreement

(Nov. 2, 2007) The Cuban Minister of Foreign Investment and Economic Cooperation, Martha Lomas, and the Honduran Minister for Technical Matters and International Cooperation, Karen Zelaya, recently signed an agreement of cooperation that includes joint programs for scholarships, educational training, internships, and technical visits. The agreement also covers expert technical assistance in areas of special […]