The United States has assigned a former diplomat, Oliver P. Garza, to be a security consultant to the Honduran government. Garza was US Ambassador to Nicaragua (1999 - 2002) and interim Ambassador to Panama (1994 - 1995). He currently is a retired Foreign Service Officer, but continues to serve as a Western Hemisphere Advisor at US Department of State office of eDiplomacy.
During his tenure as Ambassador in Nicaragua, he reportedly fought with then President Arnoldo Aleman Lacayo over the levels of corruption in Aleman's government.
He won the Aguila Award from the Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association in 2010 " his dedication to country, law enforcement, and his community at large, and for exhibiting professionalism and courage beyond the call of duty."