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Once part of Spain's vast empire in the New World, Honduras became an independent nation in 1821. After two and a half decades of mostly military rule, a freely elected civilian government came to power in 1982. During the 1980s, Honduras proved a haven for anti-Sandinista contras fighting the Marxist Nicaraguan Government and an ally to Salvadoran Government forces fighting leftist guerrillas. The country was devastated by Hurricane Mitch in 1998, which killed about 5,600 people and caused approximately $2 billion in damage. Since then, the economy has slowly rebounded.


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Military

Military branches
Honduran Armed Forces (Fuerzas Armadas de Honduras, FFAA): Army, Navy (includes Naval Infantry), Honduran Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Hondurena, FAH) (2012)

Military service age and obligation
18 years of age for voluntary 2 to 3 year military service (2004)

Manpower available for military service
Males age 16-49 2,045,914
Females age 16-49 1,991,418 (2010 est.)

Manpower fit for military service
Males age 16-49 1,525,578
Females age 16-49 1,539,688 (2010 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually
Male 95,895
Female 92,087 (2010 est.)

Military expenditures World Ranking: 155
0.6% of GDP (2006 est.)


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