Exclusive interview: President of Honduras

With an annual GDP growth of 4.3 percent and the largest bilingual population in Central America, Honduras presents an attractive opportunity for investment. In this exclusive interview, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández talks to Latin Trade about solving migration, investment opportunities, how the country is working with the Trump administration and more. What role can foreign investments play in solving the migration and security problems in Central America? There is no better way to guarantee security and curb migration than a country where its people can find opportunities to develop. I think that the presence of U.S. investment in the Honduran private sector, or foreign investors interested in making things much more comfortable, is going to attack the root of […]

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