Honduras 2007

Honduras 2007

North and Central America
Yearbook 2007 Honduras. According to CountryAAH, Tegucigalpa is the capital city of Honduras. A telephone interception scandal dominated the domestic policy of H. during the year. In February, it was revealed that high-ranking people, including President Manuel Zelaya, had been secretly intercepted on behalf of Marcelo Chimirri, head of state telecommunications company Hondutel. At the center of the scandal was a bill that rested for two years and aimed at increasing public transparency in the telecommunications sector. In one of the telephone conversations, the president's own chief of staff is heard discussing with the foreign minister a campaign of dirt targeting Congress President Roberto Micheletti, an outspoken supporter of the bill, and in another conversation, the president instructs an official to launch a press campaign against Congress via radio. In…
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