República 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 consisting of 42 members, 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.Google Scholar
  2. Foreign Office Reports, Annual Series. London.Google Scholar
  3. Gaceta Oficial de Honduras.Google Scholar
  4. Honduras. Bulletin of the Bureau of the American Republics. Washington, 1904, and the Monthly Bulletins of the Bureau. Washington.Google Scholar
  5. United States Consular Reports. Monthly. Washington.Google Scholar

2. Non-Official Publications

  1. Charles (C.), Honduras. Chicago, 1890.Google Scholar
  2. Corporation of Foreign Bondholders, Annual Report of Council. London.Google Scholar
  3. Jalhay (H.), La Republique de Honduras. Anvers. 1898.Google Scholar
  4. Keane (A. H.), Central and South America. In Stanford’s Compendium. London, 1901.Google Scholar
  5. Sapper (C.), Das nordliche Mittel-Amerika. Reisen und Studien, 1888–98. 3 vols, Brunswick, 1899.Google Scholar
  6. Squier (E. G.), Honduras: Descriptive, Historical, und Statistical. London, 1870Google Scholar

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