Skip to content

Honduran President Accused of Narcotics Trafficking

Juan Orlando Hernandez, the President of Honduras, was accused by US Prosecutors of being heavily involved with narcotics trafficking.

Here is an excerpt, CC-4 is Juan Orlando Hernandez:

In approximately 2013, CC-4, the defendant’s brother, instructed CW-3 not to seek reelection because of media reports regarding CW-3’s drug-trafficking activities. CC-4 warned that he could not continue to protect CW-3 if he remained in office, particularly in light of extradition-related pressures. CC-4 also asked CW-3 to support his campaign for the Honduran presidency by bribing local politicians so that they would muster support for CC-4 from their constituencies. CW-3 agreed to pay the bribes in exchange for, among other things, continued protection and the completion of a public works project in his region. CW-3 subsequently spent approximately $1.5 million in drug proceeds to support CC-4’s presidential campaign, including by paying cash bribes to other officials and providing gifts and favors to local politicians.

Loader Loading…
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download [613.45 KB]

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: