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Appendix 6:

Special Declaration on Honduras by the leaders who attended the Special Summit of SICA held in San Salvador on July 20, 2010

SPECIAL DECLARATION ON HONDURAS

The Heads of States and Government of Guatemala, Belize, Costa Rica, Panama, and the Dominican Republic, on the occasion of the meeting to Relaunch Regional Integration, held in the city of San Salvador on July 20, 2010, HEREBY DECLARE: 1. Their strong support and appreciation for the commitment and responsibility assumed by Constitutional President Porfirio Lobo to guarantee respect for institutional democracy, the rule of law, and respect for human rights in Honduras. That the authorities of Honduras have been participating and exercising in practice the rights and obligations pertaining to the Republic of Honduras as a member of the Central American Integration System; and this has been demonstrated through their full participation in the SICA-European Union Summit, the Panama Summit, the SICA-Korea Summit, and the SICA-Italy Summit, as well as in other sectoral forums of the integration system On this occasion, recognizing the progress made towards restoring constitutional order in Honduras and the need for its authorities to exercise fully the rights and obligations conferred on them by the Central American Integration System, we hereby decide to formally and fully support the normalization of participation by Honduras in SICA. We request the states of the Organization of American States (OAS) to expedite and resolve as soon as possible, within the framework of the OAS High-Level Commission, the reinstatement of Honduras to the OAS, and at the same time reiterate their call for the authorities of Honduras to guarantee all citizens the full exercise of their fundamental rights.

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MAURICIO FUNES PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADIOR

GASPAR VEGA DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER AND MINISTER OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT OF BELIZE

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LAURA CHINCHILLA MIRANDA PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF COSTA RICA

ÁLVARO COLOM CABALLEROS PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GUATEMALA

PROFIRIO LOBO SOSA PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF HONDURAS

RICARDO MARTINELLI PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF PANAMA

RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC