“Our mission is to go after organized crime that operates inside prisons.”
Over two dozen of the female victims were reportedly burned to death, while the remainder were shot or stabbed. The government says street gangs Barrio 18 and MS-13 are to blame.
New rules promise to curb the nationwide extortion schemes run by the powerful street gangs, which are worth millions of dollars in the region.
Herlinda Bobadilla, alias “La Chinda,” and her sons allegedly ran a cocaine smuggling ring that helped move cocaine from South America to the U.S.
For years, the Honduran government allegedly aided and abetted drug traffickers. And for a time, they both thrived.
The U.S. placed a $5 million bounty on the head of Herlinda Bobadilla and two of her sons just two weeks ago because of their alleged drug-trafficking organization.
Herlinda Bobadilla, also known as “La Chinda,” allegedly runs the Montes drug cartel with her two sons.
Juan Orlando Hernández may never return home if he’s convicted and sentenced for the crimes he’s accused of.
The Ex-President of Honduras Who Wanted to ‘Shove Drugs Up the Noses of Gringos’ Could Face Justice in the US
A Honduran judged authorized the extradition of former President Juan Orlando Hernández to the U.S.
The U.S. says Juan Carlos Bonilla protected cocaine shipments for the former president of Honduras and has asked for the extradition of both men.
Juan Orlando Hernández was taken into custody in the Honduran capital following an extradition request from the U.S. based on drug and weapons charges.