We negotiated with the Honduran government the establishment of a regional military training center, for training central American forces, but the primary motivation for doing that was to be able to bolster the quality, improve the quality of the El Salvadoran fighting forces.
Well my briefing was that Honduras was a small and vulnerable country just back on the path towards democracy it was about to have just before I arrived, the first elections for a civilian president in more than 9 years.
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|Birth:||21st July, 1939|
John Dimitri Negroponte was born in London, UK. He is an American diplomat. He served in the United States Foreign Service from 1960 to 1997. He served as the United States ambassador to a number of countries, including Honduras, Mexico, Philippines, and Iraq. He was the U.S. representative to the United Nations before being named the first director of national intelligence. He also served as the United States Deputy Secretary of State from 2007-2009. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Yale University in 1960. He served as a research fellow and lecturer in international affairs at Yale University's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. He is currently a J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of International Affairs at the George Washington University.
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