Republica de Honduras
  • J. Scott Keltie
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


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

  1. The President’s Annual Message to Congress.—The Finance Minister’s Annual Report. Tegucigalpa.Google Scholar
  2. Boletin Financiero. Tegucigalpa.Google Scholar
  3. Foreign Oflice Reports, Annual Series. Loudon.Google Scholar
  4. Gaeeta Oficial de Honduras.Google Scholar
  5. Honduras. Bulletin No. 57 of the Bureau of the American Republics. Washington, 1892, and the Monthly Bulletins of the Bureau. Washington.Google Scholar
  6. United States Consular Reports. Monthly. Washington.Google Scholar

2. Non-Official Publications

  1. Charles (C.), Honduras. 8. Chicago, 1890.Google Scholar
  2. Corporation of Foreign Bondholders, Annual Report of Council of London.Google Scholar
  3. Fiallos (E. C.), Sketch of Central America by.Google Scholar
  4. Fröbel (Julius), Seven Years’ Travel in Central America. 8. London, 1853.Google Scholar
  5. Gonzalez (D.), Geografia de Contro-America. San Salvador, 1878.Google Scholar
  6. Keane (A. H.), Central and South America. In Stanford’s Compendium. London, 1901.Google Scholar
  7. Lombard (Thomas R.), The New Honduras. New York, 1887.Google Scholar
  8. Marr (Wilhelm), Reise nach Central-America. 2 vols. 8. Hamburg, 1863.Google Scholar
  9. Pelletier (Consul E.), Honduras et ses ports. Documents officiels sur le chemin-de-fer interocéanique. 8. Paris, 1869.Google Scholar
  10. Reichardt (M.), Centro-America. 8. Braunschweig, 1851.Google Scholar
  11. Report of the Council of the Corporation of Foreign Bondholders. Appendix for 1903–1904. London, 1904.Google Scholar
  12. Sapper (C.), Das nordliche Mittel-Amerika. Reisen und Studien, 1888–98. 3 vols. Brunswick, 1899.Google Scholar
  13. Scherzer (Karl, Ritter von), Wanderungen durch die mittelamerikanischen Freistaaten Nicaragua, Honduras und San Salvador. 8. Braunschweig, 1857.Google Scholar
  14. Soltera (Maria), A Lady’s Ride across Spanish Honduras. London, 1884.Google Scholar
  15. Squier (E. G.), Honduras: Descriptive, Historical, and Statistical. 8. London, 1870.Google Scholar

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