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Former Honduras President Porfirio Lobo

‘Organized Crime Permeates Society’ in Honduras: Presidential Advisor

While Honduran drug traffickers testify in US courts about their ties with the country's political class, a presidential advisor in Honduras has no qualms about...
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández

Honduran President Decries Drug Traffickers’ Bribery Allegations

President Juan Orlando Hernández has denounced unofficial accusations that he took bribes from a drug trafficker, weeks before Honduras is due to go to the polls...
One of the Cachiros-linked properties Honduran authorities seized

Honduras Seizes Millions More in Assets Linked to Cachiros

Authorities in Honduras have reportedly seized millions of dollars worth of property linked to the Cachiros drug trafficking network, in the latest blow to the...
Former Honduras President Porfirio Lobo

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

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

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

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

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

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...