Honduras’ major drug trafficking groups – like the Cachiros and the Valles – have largely been dismantled with the arrest and extradition of top leaders, but vestiges of these clans continue to operate. Political power brokers also have ties to drug smuggling and have even run trafficking operations themselves. The MS13 and Barrio 18 street gangs control urban neighborhoods in the country’s two major cities – Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula – and rural towns close to the border with El Salvador.
The case of a Honduran broker who laundered cartel money has shed light on the importance of US banks.
The US government has added dozens of individuals to a list of allegedly corrupt actors in Central America.
Son of former Honduras President Porfirio “Pepe” Lobo Sosa by a well-armed commando has shocked the country.
When brothers Seth and Roberto Paisano Wood were released from prison and returned to their hometown of Brus Laguna, in northeastern Honduras…
The head of the Montes-Bobadilla, a top Honduras drug clan, will be extradited to the US.
Since El Salvador's government began a campaign of mass arrests two months ago in a gang crackdown, fewer than 60 suspected gang members fleeing the country have been arrested in…
Cattle from Mexico and the Central American nations of Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua help feed the domestic beef markets of each of these countries. The processed byproducts of some of…