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Rubio Blocks Trump’s Honduras Envoy
« on: February 08, 2019, 08:30:52 PM »
Rubio Blocks Trump’s Honduras Envoy
The Florida senator is increasingly influential on U.S. policy in Latin America.
By Colum Lynch, Robbie Gramer | February 6, 2019, 5:36 PM

The Trump administration has abandoned its efforts to appoint the career diplomat Francisco “Paco” Palmieri as the next U.S. ambassador to Honduras, bowing to pressure from Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, who seeks to promote a more hard-line approach to U.S. policy in Latin America, according to congressional sources.

The move opens the door for a political appointee to serve as ambassador to a nation that has emerged as a centerpiece of President Donald Trump’s foreign-policy agenda of curbing illegal migration from Central America. It also represents a blow to career diplomats, who find themselves increasingly sidelined by an administration that favors political loyalists or ideologues.

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