The United States is asking for a Honduran to be extradited for drug trafficking

Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

The Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ) confirmed on Thursday that it had received an extradition request from the Justice of the United States against a Honduran who is associated with drug trafficking.

The information has been made official by Melvin duarte, spokesperson for the She poderl, through official media. Duarte detailed that they have received the request as an institution through the US Embassy and through Honduras Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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Since 2014 they have been convicted in
United States for drug trafficking.

Right now it is the Honduran who is asking for it USA For administrative and procedural reasons, he has not been identified, as detailed by the Honduran authorities. Although it has been confirmed to be linked to drug trafficking, a scourge that has shaken Honduran security in recent years.

“A plenary meeting of magistrates will be held in the coming days Supreme Court so that, among other things, this case is known and a magistrate is appointed who would carry out the corresponding extradition process, ” he explains Duarte

Honduras, through Supreme Court judges, will decide whether to request the extradition of the the United States government prosecuted against the accused. If so, he would join the Hondurans imprisoned in the United States for crimes related to large-scale drug trafficking, which amounts to 40

The last Honduran convict for drug trafficking in the United States is Juan Antonio Hernández, a former Lempira congressman and brother of the current Honduran president, Juan Orlando Hernández. He will be incarcerated for life in a New York prison after being sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years.

Geovanny Fuentes, another Honduran accused of drug trafficking, was found guilty by New York’s Southern District Court, although he is still awaiting conviction.