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Former Honduras President Porfirio Lobo
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Honduras Ex-President’s Son Sentenced to 24 Years in US Prison

Following a case that shook up the Honduras elite, the son of the country's former president was sentenced on September 5 to 24 years in a United States...
A new prison in Costa Rica
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Crisis in the Prisons: Five Guidelines When Reforming the Penal System

The high and growing rate of imprisonment in the region is not leading to lower rates of violence and crime. In other words, we know that prisons are not the...
Ex-Honduran Minister Yankel Rosenthal
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Former Honduras Investment Minister Admits to Laundering Drug Money

A former minister and member of one of the richest families in Honduras has pleaded guilty in a US court to laundering money for the once-powerful Cachiros drug...
Honduras business behemoth Yani Rosenthal
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Honduras Tycoon Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering in US

One of Honduras' most powerful and politically-connected business tycoons, Yani Rosenthal, has pleaded guilty to a money laundering charge in the United States,...
Tropical storm Agatha hit Honduras, in May 2010
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Honduras Crime Group Used Natural Disaster to Launder Money

A powerful drug trafficking group in Honduras allegedly used a natural disaster to launder money, showing how far organized crime groups are willing to go to...
Late Honduran tycoon Miguel Facussé
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Cachiros Leader Links Late Honduras Tycoon to Drug Trafficking*

Drug traffickers in Honduras used a private airstrip owned by the recently-deceased tycoon Miguel Facussé to smuggle drugs by plane from Venezuela, according to a...
Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández, whose brother Tony was mentioned in recent US court testimony
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Another Day, Another Damning Testimony of Elites by Honduras Trafficker

In his continuing testimony to a US court in New York City, a confessed drug trafficker from Honduras implicated the brother of current Honduran President Juan...
The Aguacate airstrip allegedly used by President Zelaya’s brother to traffic drugs
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Honduras Ex-Presidents’ Brothers Face Drug Allegations*

Two brothers of two different, former Honduras presidents were implicated by the testimony of a leader of a prominent drug trafficking organization during the US...
Former Honduras President Porfirio Lobo
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Contracts Awarded to Honduras Drug Clan Illustrate Cyclical Corruption

Government contracts awarded to businesses run by a powerful drug clan during the administration of former Honduras President Porfirio Lobo, allegedly in...