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Choloma is a municipality
Municipality
A municipality is essentially an urban administrative division having corporate status and usually powers of self-government. It can also be used to mean the governing body of a municipality. A municipality is a general-purpose administrative subdivision, as opposed to a special-purpose district...

 in the Honduran
Honduras
Honduras is a republic in Central America. It was previously known as Spanish Honduras to differentiate it from British Honduras, which became the modern-day state of Belize...

 department of Cortés. The mayor
Mayor
In many countries, a Mayor is the highest ranking officer in the municipal government of a town or a large urban city....

 is Polo Crivelli. It is now the third largest city in Honduras
Honduras
Honduras is a republic in Central America. It was previously known as Spanish Honduras to differentiate it from British Honduras, which became the modern-day state of Belize...

.

Many factories are stationed in Choloma due to cheap labor which has helped the municipality's economy. As a result of this fast food joints like Pizza Hut
Pizza Hut
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, Wendy's
Wendy's
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, Church's Chicken
Church's Chicken
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, Burger King
Burger King
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and even a mall have opened in the municipality. Choloma is just south of Puerto Cortes and north of San Pedro Sula, with transportation to other municipalities provided by private bus companies. Many transnational companies, such as Oskoch, are stationed here for production as well as in various tax free zones around the country.

Mayors

  • 1894: José María Cobas B.
  • 1895: Jesús Urbina
  • 1896: Ángel Vaquero
  • 1902: José D. Portocarrero
  • 1903: Pedro Hernández
  • 1916: Alonso G. Urbina
  • 1917: Pedro Alemán
  • 1918: Justiniano Aguiluz
  • 1919: Dionisio Ortega
  • 1920: Pablo Reyes
  • 1927: Ildefonso Martínez
  • 1928: Pablo Reyes
  • 1929: Guillermo Mayes
  • 1931: Pablo Reyes
  • 1932: José Cándido Mejía
  • 1933: Pablo Reyes
  • 1934: José María Galdamez
  • 1935: Máximo Zúniga
  • 1936: Carmen Bardales
  • 1937: Eduardo Ramos
  • 1938: Roque Moreira
  • 1943: Raimundo Tejada
  • 1944: Juan Martínez
  • 1945: Ernesto Tejada
  • 1946: Rafael García Caballero
  • 1947: Roque Matta
  • 1948: Luciano Hernández Henríquez
  • 1950: Roque Matta
  • 1954: Jacinto Medina R.
  • 1955: Jesús Alcacer
  • 1959: Selvin Peña
  • 1961:Rómulo Castellón Casco
  • 1962:Rómulo Castellón Casco
  • 1962: Manuel Pagan Lozano
  • 1964: Leopoldo Aguilar Cantarero
  • 1965: Arnold Alcacer
  • 1966: Luciano Hernández Henríquez
  • 1969: Juan Pagan Lozano
  • 1971: Manuel Pagan Lozano
  • 1973: Fausto Deras Velásquez
  • 1976: Circuncisión Hernández Cruz
  • 1980: Miguel Ángel Alvarado
  • 1982: Blanca Aída Reyes Contreras
  • 1984: Rómulo Castellón Casco
  • 1986: Julio César Yánez Cerna
  • 1987: Blanca Alicia Milla Vda. de Yánez
  • 1990: Gustavo Adolfo Torres
  • 1994: José Armando Gale
  • 1998: José Armando Gale
  • 2002: Sandra Derás Rivera
  • 2006: Leopoldo Crivelli

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