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Luis Alonso (left) and Miguel Arnulfo (right) Valle Valle

Completing Chapter, Honduras Extradites Valle Brothers to US

Two leaders of the notorious Valle Valle family now find themselves in US custody, extradited from Honduras a little over two months after their capture. The...
The two Valle Valle brothers captured October 5

Nearly Half of the Honduras Traffickers Wanted by US Now in Custody

Eight of the 19 Honduran drug traffickers wanted by the United States have now been captured, a significant advance for a country so afflicted by drug violence and...
Accused Honduran drug trafficker Digna Valle

An Arrest in Florida Could Mean Trouble in Honduras

The recent arrest of a member of an alleged Honduran drug trafficking family in Florida is another subtle sign that there is a changing of the guard happening in...
The Heredia Jaguars' stadium in Peten

How a Good Soccer Team Gives Criminals Space to Operate

Local soccer teams give criminal groups in the Northern Triangle countries of Central America the ability to launder proceeds, evade taxes, and accumulate enough...


The Cachiros were one of Honduras' largest transport groups, with a net worth close to $1 billion. Made up of a family of former cattle rustlers, the organization...
Honduras police guard a seized Cachiros' property

Cachiros Knew About Honduras Police Operation: Official

Honduras authorities announced that 71 bank accounts confiscated from the Cachiros were found empty, a sign of how institutional corruption is likely to hamper...
The Cachiros leaders

US Pushes Honduras to Crack Down on Cachiros

The Honduras government, working closely with US authorities, has cracked down on one of Honduras' largest drug transport organizations, the Cachiros, seizing...