Territory in northern Central America, ruled since 1982 by the República de Honduras

Reference

Honduras - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Honduras is a republic in Central America. It was at times referred to as Spanish Honduras to differentiate it from British Honduras, which became the modern-day state of Belize. The country is bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the southwest by El Salvador, to the southeast by Nicaragua, to the south by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and to the north by the Gulf of Honduras, a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea. ..."

Measures of Freedom

Honduras | Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2016
2016: Status: Partly Free, Aggregate Score: 45, Political Rights: 4, Civil Liberties: 4
"A major corruption scandal involving the Honduran Institute of Social Security (IHSS) rocked the country in 2015. The ruling National Party (PN) and President Juan Orlando Hernández allegedly benefited from the $300-million scandal that activists claimed resulted in as many as 3,000 patient deaths. Protesters, collectively referred to as the Indignados (the Outraged), held weekly marches demanding the president's resignation and the establishment of an international anti-impunity body."
Human Freedom Index [PDF], The Human Freedom Index 2016
2014: 6.53, Rank: 101, Personal Freedom: 5.83, Economic Freedom: 7.24, Democracy Index: 5.68
Level of Economic Freedom, Economic Freedom of the World
2014: 7.24, Rank: 64

Articles

Trump’s Support and Praise of Despots Is Central to the U.S. Tradition, Not a Deviation From It, by Glenn Greenwald, 2 May 2017
Discusses recent criticism of Donald Trump that claims that his foreign policy towards known dictators and tyrants constitutes a major shift, when in fact that has been standard U.S. policy since at least the end of World War II
"The U.S. gave at least tacit approval, if not outright encouragement, to the 2009 military coup against Honduras's elected left-wing government. The Clinton-led State Department then repeatedly denied abundant evidence that the coup government it was supporting was engaging in an assassination program of critics and anti-government activists. Last year, the Washington Post's Karen Attiah ... document[ed] the various steps Secretary Clinton took to protect the military leaders who engineered the Honduran coup."