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Honduras Drug Trafficker Pleads Guilty in Milestone Case

In a landmark case, Honduras and the United States have collaborated in swiftly extraditing and convicting a member of the infamous Los Valle drug clan. However, it...
Members of Los Tigres, a special forces unit of the Honduran Police
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Mysterious ‘AA Brothers’ Captured, Negotiate with DEA in Honduras

Two suspected members of what Honduran authorities are calling the "AA Brothers Cartel" have reportedly surrendered to security forces in a negotiated agreement...
Wilmer Carranza Bonilla
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Honduras Extradites Ex-Cop With Alleged Drug Ties to US

A former police intelligence agent became the eighth criminal suspect that Honduras has extradited to the United States to face drug trafficking charges in just...
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‘Drug Trafficking Down 72% in Honduras’

According to an unidentified source in the Honduran security forces, drug trafficking has dropped significantly in Honduras thanks to military and intelligence...
Digna Valle received 11 years in prison
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Top Honduran Drug Trafficker Sentenced in the US

The sentencing of a member of a Honduran drug trafficking family in a US court is the latest in a series of developments that have shaken up Honduras’ criminal...
Luis Alonso Valle Valle
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Organized Crime Turmoil in Honduras Extends to Politics

After years of relative stability, the agreements that once governed Honduras' criminal underworld are reportedly falling apart, a development that would have no...
The scene of the double murder in Honduras
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Murder of Two Political Elites Shakes Honduras

The cold-blooded double murder of a congressman and his father, himself a former high-court judge and aspiring president, has sent another round of shivers through...
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Police Theft of $1.3 Mn is Mark of Honduras Corruption

Honduras has announced the suspension of 21 elite police agents assigned to the US Embassy for their implication in the theft of $1.3 million during an operation...
Alleged Cachiros head Javier Maradiaga, alias "Javier Cachiro"
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Alleged Head of Honduras Drug Cartel in US Custody

The alleged leader of one of Honduras' largest drug trafficking groups, the Cachiros, is in US custody, which may spell trouble for some high-level Honduran...
Luis Alonso (left) and Miguel Arnulfo (right) Valle Valle
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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...
Sebastiana Hortencia Cotton Vasquez, alias "Tana"
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Reports Shed Light on Guatemala Drug Trafficker’s Regional Links

The criminal history of the drug trafficker who reportedly inherited the network once run by crime lord "Juan Chamale" sheds light on the ties between Central...
Hector Emilio Fernandez Rosa
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What’s Next in Honduras’ Suddenly Vibrant Counter-Drug Fight?

Honduras' president has claimed that the recent, unprecedented captures of major drug traffickers is "just the beginning" of the country's fight against organized...