Liberal Party Ms. Xiomara Castro, wife of former ousted country's president, was sworn in as Honduras' new head of the state on Thursday.
Ms. Xiomara Castro made an oath to defend her own nation in front of a cheering crowd including U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, who pledged U.S. government support to stem migration and fight corruption.
Honduras’ new president, Xiomara Castro, said she met with Taiwan Vice President William Lai after her inauguration on Thursday, and that his government gave #Honduras supplies and devices to fight the Wuhan virus.
I appreciate the solidarity, as well as the willingness to support us in our development agenda, Ms. Castro said enigmatically in a Tweet.
Ms. Castro represents the oldest political party that opposes the legalization of abortion which is crime in Honduras. In 2009, Honduras soldiers transferred her husband, then country's president Mr. Manuel Zelaya to Costa Rica after he tried to call for referendum on the change of the Constitution and defied Supreme Courts' decision. Mr. Zelaya, a liberal after elections turned to the socialists party Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America with strong links to Latin American Communist leaders like Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez.
Ms. Castro earned a degree in business administration.
Communist China diplomats boycotted female president inauguration, local press commented.