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Honduras Extradites Second 'Drug Trafficker' to US

Honduras Extradites Second 'Drug Trafficker' to US

Honduras has completed its second extradition of an alleged drug trafficker to the United States, but as the country's relatively new extradition process picks up pace there are signs that criminals are already working out how to best use it to their advantage. Read More

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Honduras

Executive Summary One of the poorest countries in Latin America, Honduras is now also the region's most violent and crime-ridden country. This is, in part, due to its role as a strategically important transit nation for the transnational drug trade, as well as macroeconomic shifts, endemic poverty, corruption, and political turmoil. Estimates vary, but between 140 and 300 tons of cocaine are believed to pass through the country each year.

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