|02TEGUCIGALPA2516||2002-09-07 00:52:00||UNCLASSIFIED||Embassy Tegucigalpa|
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UNCLAS TEGUCIGALPA 002516
1. Per reftel request, Poloff contacted Honduran Foreign
Ministry on September 6 to verify information for Honduran
government officials traveling to the UN General Assembly.
The MFA clarified that the Honduran delegation coming from
Honduras has been reduced to two officials. These are
Foreign Minister Guillermo ((Perez-Cadalso)) Arias and
Director General of Foreign Policy Mario Fortin.
2. Information on round trip travel for FonMin is keyed to
reftel. DG Fortin will travel with FonMin.
A. Scheduled commercial service
B.,C., and D.
Depart 9 September, 2002, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, American
Airlines (AA) 954
Arrive Miami Airport 17:36 Hours
Depart 9 September, 2002, Miami, AA 970
Arrive LaGuardia 22:19 Hours
Upon return from the UNGA, the FonMin's itinerary is
Depart 20 September, 2002, LaGuardia, AA 1129, 17:35 Hours
Arrive Miami Airport 20:39 Hours
Depart 24 September, 2002, Miami, AA 953, 11:15 Hours
E. The GOH officials will not carry firearms and will not
have official escorts.
3. FonMin ((Perez-Cadalso)) Arias lost his leg in an accident
and uses a prosthesis on his left leg. This prosthesis and a
number of metal pins in both legs have caused him delays in
U.S. airports due to security reasons in the past. Post
appreciates Department's assistance to minimize disruption in