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President of Honduras to visit Hispasat in Madrid to expand cooperation


Jerusalem, June 24 (EFE) .- The President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, on an official visit to Israel and who will fly to Spain tomorrow, will meet in Madrid with representatives of Hispasat, the Spanish telecommunications operator, to expand collaboration in distance learning.

The company is currently providing connectivity services to 15 rural schools in Honduras, affected by tropical storms Eta and Iota, and now intends to connect 500 more centers with satellite technology, a spokesperson for the country told Efe. Honduran presidency.

The service is part of a public-private alliance concluded as part of the humanitarian aid that Spain has allocated to Honduras, to “alleviate the devastation” caused by the tropical storms in November, with the support of the Agency Spanish International Development Cooperation (AECID).

Eta and Iota have caused the partial or total destruction of more than 534 educational centers in Honduras, whose education system faces “great difficulties and limitations”.

Hispasat works with AECID on various initiatives to provide satellite connectivity to schools and rural communities in Latin America and thus promote quality education in disadvantaged areas.

Spain and Honduras signed several agreements in May to strengthen their bilateral relations, including one on circular migration and collaboration between diplomatic schools, during a visit to Spain by the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and the International cooperation, Lisandro Rosales Banegas.

Banegas accompanies the Honduran President in the current tour with the main stopover in Israel, to today inaugurate the Embassy of Honduras in Jerusalem, and thus becomes the fourth country after the United States, Guatemala and Kosovo to have already made this controversial decision. that the eastern part of Palestine is occupied and annexed by Israel.

Hernández has already made a brief stopover in Germany, where he also met with businessmen and investors, and tomorrow he will fly to Madrid to visit Hispasat and does not intend to meet with the Spanish authorities.

(c) EFE Agency

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