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The Chargé in Honduras (Belt) to the Secretary of State

Department’s January 29, 8 p.m. Minister for Foreign Affairs yesterday formally notified Legation appointment of Dr. Policarpo Bonilla, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary on Special Mission, United States, leaving Honduras in March. Legation to be informed later date expected departure.

He is considered the most intelligent Honduranean here with considerable influence politically. He was formerly President and has visited Washington before on special mission.