Patricias Rodas was named Minister of Foreign Relations by Honduran president Manuel Zelaya Rosales. Patricia Rodas is known for her leftist and populist convictions.
Many politics and citizens have expressed their concerns regarding this decision. They fear that relations with the United States might suffer and come under more tension with Patricia Rodas as head of thatÂ Ministry.
The United States is Honduras’ most important commercial partner where most of the exports are headed and also the US hosts many Honduran national under their Temporary Protection Status (TPS) plan which might be affected.