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CACHIROS / 18 OCT 2019

A jury in a US court has found the brother of the president of Honduras guilty on drug trafficking charges, but serious questions remain about how much of an impact…

CACHIROS / 9 OCT 2019

As Honduras remains riveted on the trial of Tony Hernández, a document from the case file reveals details of another drug trafficking connection involving one of Central America’s wealthiest and…

CACHIROS / 2 OCT 2019

Though it’s his younger brother who will be in the courtroom facing drug trafficking charges, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández will also be judged in the coming weeks for running…

CACHIROS / 17 SEP 2019

As his final extradition orders were being read and signed, a drug trafficker known as “El Negro” Lobo paced in his small holding cell. He was minutes away from…

CACHIROS / 27 AUG 2019

The former mayor who may bring down Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández first appears on page eight of what can only be described as one of the most jaw-dropping condemnations…

CACHIROS / 1 JUN 2019

Honduras’ most powerful drug trafficking organization, Los Cachiros, bribed the country’s former president and opened a line of communication to current President Juan Orlando Hernández, documents recently unsealed in a…

CACHIROS / 26 NOV 2018

Prosecutors in the United States allege that the brother of the president of Honduras is a major drug trafficker in Central America, providing further evidence that the country's political elites…

CACHIROS / 12 SEP 2018

Revelations from a US judicial case linked to the Cachiros saga shed light on the key support that colluding security forces provided to the once-powerful Honduran drug trafficking organization, and…

CACHIROS / 18 JUL 2018

Authorities in the United States charged a Honduras congressman and several members of a powerful political family with drug trafficking and related weapons crimes, highlighting why criminal organizations liked working…

CACHIROS / 23 MAY 2018

On the morning of Sunday, June 28, 2009, Honduran soldiers burst into the presidential palace in the country’s capital, Tegucigalpa, rustled President Manuel Zelaya from his bed, and took away his cellular phone.

CACHIROS / 2 MAR 2018

The arrest of the former first lady of Honduras is another nail in the coffin for the Lobo family, the scapegoat of Honduras’ elites, as President Juan Orlando Hernández…

CACHIROS / 11 DEC 2017

A zoo full of wild beasts founded by a murderous drug trafficker; a millionaire banker who finances a drug cartel and breeds crocodiles out of passion; and a presidential family,…

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