New Chinese Embassy in Honduras

China inaugurated an embassy in Honduras on Monday with a ceremony in the nation’s capital, Tegucigalpa. China’s interim envoy to Honduras, Yu Bo, will search for a permanent building to locate the embassy and will head up the office once it is established.

The Chinese Embassy in Honduras will do everything possible to fulfill the responsibilities of being the window, the platform, for relations between the two countries.
—Yu Bo

Ever since Honduras cut off official ties with Taiwan and began diplomatic relations with China in March, the two countries have been trading commodities and planning to negotiate a free trade agreement.

Honduran President Xiomara Castro is scheduled to visit China from June 9 to 13 to meet with Chinese General Secretary Xi Jinping.

The Trumpet said: The Caribbean Sea is home to some of the United States’ most vital ports and military facilities. It connects America to the many key shipping lanes that lead out to both the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. This region is essential to both America’s economy and its security.

This geographic reality is why Russia and China want to challenge U.S. dominance in the Caribbean. These aspiring superpowers are forging alliances with socialist governments in Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela [and now Honduras]. If these Latin dictatorships become staging grounds for Russia and China, a coalition of nations could potentially cut off U.S. access to the Panama Canal and seal off the Straits of Florida and the Yucatan Channel. … The results will be devastating.
—“Preparing to Storm America’s Castle