Xiomara Castro: Honduras’ first woman President

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Xiomara Castro has been sworn in as Honduras' first female president on 27th January 2022.Castro blasted the outgoing administration for leaving her a heavily indebted country where poverty and a lack of opportunity have driven hundred of thousands of Hondurans to migrate in recent years.

  • She was sworn in during a ceremony at a national stadium in the capital, Tegucigalpa.
  • Castro is taking over from right-wing President Juan Orlando Hernandez.


Honduras, officially the Republic of Honduras is a Central American country.

Capital: Tegucigalpa

Currency: Honduran lempira

Official Language: Spanish

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