Mario Canahuati

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Mario Canahuati is a Honduran politician, businessman and a former Honduran ambassador to the United States.[1][2] He is a former President of the Honduran Council of Private Enterprise (COHEP).[3]

Representing the National Party of Honduras, Canahuati was the vice-presidential candidate of Porfirio Lobo Sosa in the Honduran general election, 2005, which Manuel Zelaya won.[4] He served as Foreign Minister under President Porfirio Lobo Sosa[5] from 2010 to 2011.

Canahuati is of Palestinian and Greek descent.[1] He graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in industrial engineering in 1977.[1][6]


  1. ^ a b c Scott, Gail (January 2005). "Honduran Ambassadorís Wife Balances Children, Charity, Husbandís Political Run". The Washington Diplomat. Archived from the original on 3 October 2011. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "US returns moon rock to Honduras". BBC. 23 September 2003. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Empresa privada apoya a Micheletti con impuestos". 22 July 2009. 
  4. ^ "Q&A: Honduras votes". BBC. 24 November 2005. 
  5. ^ "Mario Canahuati, el canciller elegido por Lobo". La Prensa. 21 January 2010. 
  6. ^ "December Calendar". BuzzWords. Georgia Tech Alumni Association. 2003-12-01. Archived from the original on 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2007-03-06. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Carlos López Contreras
Foreign Minister of Honduras
Succeeded by
Arturo Corrales