Honduras turns to China as rich nations hoard Covid-19 vaccines

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez said on Tuesday the Central American nation, a long-standing diplomatic ally of Taiwan, could open a commercial office in China in a bid to acquire coronavirus vaccines.Honduras does not have formal relations with China and is one of a group of Latin American nations with strong diplomatic ties to Taiwan, which Beijing considers part of its territory.Hernandez, frustrated that rich countries have “hoarded” global vaccine supplies, said poorer countries…