República de Honduras
  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


In 1838 Honduras declared itself an independent sovereign state, free from the Federation of Central America, of which it had formed a part. The present constitution became effective in 1936. All men and women over 21 have the vote as do also all married men and women and all literate men and women over 18. An amendment to the 1936 constitution was passed in Jan., 1955, enfranchising women.


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Books of Reference

  1. Questión de limites entre Honduras y Guatemala. Ventilada ante el Gobierno Mediador de los Estados Unidos de America. Vol. 3. New York, 1918.Google Scholar
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1956

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