Honduras Overview Nations // Central America/Caribbean

OVERVIEW Honduras is bordered north by the Caribbean Sea, west by Guatemala and El Salvador, south by Nicaragua and southwest by the Pacific Ocean. Honduras has had a long history of military rule. The 1980s saw Honduras' first civilian government in over a century. The influence of the military remains strong. In 1999, the Honduran legislature enacted legislation placing the armed forces under civilian control. Since the end of the civil wars in El Salvador and Nicaragua, Honduras has...


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