Honduras – Continuation of lockdown

06 July, 2020

The designated operator of Honduras, Empresa de Correos de Honduras ‎‎(Honducor), asks us to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that, in ‎view of the measures adopted by the Honduran Government through an executive order of 28 June 2020 to minimize the spread of COVID-19, the entire territory of Honduras will remain in lockdown ‎until 12 July 2020 (or a later date to be communicated in due course).

To minimize human contact and protect its workers, Honducor has decided that it ‎is necessary to suspend the postal service across the entire postal supply chain until 12 July 2020, or ‎a later date to be communicated in due course (from admission of international mail at land and sea ‎borders, and at Ramon Villeda Morales Airport in San Pedro Sula and Toncontin Airport in ‎Tegucigalpa). It therefore asks countries that normally send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or ‎commercial flights not to do so for the time being; otherwise the mails will need to be stored in ‎customs warehouses, generating significant extra costs. An exception may be made for humanitarian ‎aid, which Honducor is able to process with the knowledge and prior authorization of the Honduran ‎Government‎.

The first stage of the smart resumption of normal activities was cancelled owing to the rapid spread of the virus in zone 3, as a result of which all postal activities were once again suspended.

Correos de Honduras thanks all Union member countries and their designated operators for their understanding.