Honduras leader regrets embassy orgy

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Honduran President Porfirio Lobo AFP

TEGUCIGALPA—Honduran President Porfirio Lobo said Monday that a pre-Christmas party at the country’s embassy in Colombia that included prostitutes was a “sad incident.”

At the foreign minister’s request, Ambassador Carlos Rodriguez resigned Saturday after his bodyguard hosted a bash at the Bogota mission on December 20 with prostitutes and alcohol. The diplomat said he was not at the party.

In a news conference, Lobo described the scandal as a “sad incident at the Honduran embassy in Bogota.”

“It is regrettable because Carlos Rodriguez is a great man and a good citizen, and I very much regret what took place,” he said. “Regrettably what happened, happened, and logically Rodriguez was exposed.”

Rodriguez accepted blame for the party, though he said he was on vacation with his family and out of the country when it took place.

According to Honduran media reports, the ambassador’s bodyguard and close friend Jorge Mendoza had organized a holiday party at the embassy that turned into a booze-fuelled orgy with prostitutes.

Reports said the prostitutes stole embassy computers and cell phones, and defecated on the desks of the ambassador and the commercial attaché, after they were asked to leave without being paid.

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  • Marx Louis Wang

    When the cat is out the mice are playing.

  • koolkid_inthehouse

    I wished we have this in the Philippines.  They resign or stepdown.  Command responsibility.

    • Heck Brizuela

      I thought you meant the prostitutes defecating on ambassador’s table. 

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3QBMYPCCPWL5IDWF55BTBVWSAE UPLB-2008-3****

        Uy fellow freethinker!

  • koolkid_inthehouse

    What happen to that Pinoy ambassador who abused a Filipino help in Dubai? What’s the result of DFA investigation?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

      wala – pro penoy kasi yung amb

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6EC37WGGYOB3EL6J3AMJFHHI3A PJ

    what else would you expect after not paying someone for “services rendered”? and that’s what you get for having stupid bodyguards.

  • PHtaxpayer

    “…the ambassador’s bodyguard and close friend Jorge Mendoza had organized a
    holiday party at the embassy that turned into a booze-fuelled orgy with
    prostitutes.”  This recently happened also to Obama’s Secret Service agents in Mexico.

  • Van

    Defecated. Oh. God. No.

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