The Government of the Republic of Honduras is based on the democratic system and is divided into three branches:
Executive, legislative, and judiciary. The country is divided into 18 departments or states and every 4 yrs, a new president, legislator from the different states is elected through a multi party system. The two dominant parties are the conservative party and the liberal party.
The new president elect is Porfirio Lobo "Pepe"
The governor on Roatan is Arlie Thompson.
Our congressman on Roatan is: Jerry Hynds.
Roatan is split into two municipalities. Everything west of French Harbor falls under the Coxen Hole municipality and everything east of French Harbor falls under the Oakridge Municipality. Each of them have their own mayor.