The Republic of Honduras, established January 11, 1839, before the dissolution of the Confederation of Central America in 1839, is governed under a charter proclaimed October, 1894. It gives the legislative power to a Congress of Deputies chosen for 4 years directly by popular vote, in the ratio of one per 10,000 inhabitants. It meets for 60 days on January 1 each year. The executive authority rests with a President, nominated and elected by popular vote for 4 years.
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Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning Honduras
1. Official Publications
- The President’s Annual Message to Congress.Google Scholar
- Foreign Office Reports. Annual Series. London.Google Scholar
- Gaceta Oficial de Honduras.Google Scholar
- Honduras. Bulletin of the Bureau of the American Republics. Washington, 1904, and the Monthly Bulletins of the Bureau. Washington.Google Scholar
- United-States Consular Reports. Monthly. Washington.Google Scholar
2. Non-Official Publications
- Charles (C.), Honduras. Chicago, 1890.Google Scholar
- Corporation of Foreign Bondholders, Annual Report of Council. London.Google Scholar
- Jalbay (H.), La Republique de Honduras. Anvers, 1898.Google Scholar
- Keane (A. H.), Central and South America. In Stanfords Compendium. London, 1901.Google Scholar
- Sapper (G.), Das nordliche Mittel-Amerika. Reisen und Studien, 1888–98. 3 vols. Brunswick, 1899.Google Scholar
- Squier (E. G.), Honduras: Descriptive, Historical, and Statistical. London, 1870.Google Scholar