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13 Sep 2019 | 08:31 AM UTC

Honduras: Independence Day celebrations September 15

Honduras News Alert

Independence Day celebrations scheduled for September 15; festivities and associated disruptions expected in Tegucigalpa and across country

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/13/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/16/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Tegucigalpa). COUNTRY/REGION Honduras, Tegucigalpa

Event

Honduras will hold Independence Day celebrations nationwide on Sunday, September 15, with the main ceremony taking place in Tegucigalpa, where an annual parade will be held. The parade, which will see the participation of about 60 schools, will take place at the Tiburcio Carias Andino National Stadium.

Though the start time was not immediately available, road closures and transportation disruptions are to be expected in the capital starting as of the early hours (local time) on Sunday. Similar celebrations are likely to take place in major urban areas around the country.

Context

Honduras is celebrating its 198th year of independence from Spain.

Advice

Individuals in Honduras, particularly in Tegucigalpa, are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate increased travel times due to high traffic and increased security measures, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities. Be alert and report any suspicious objects or behavior to local authorities.

 

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