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CACHIROS / 3 MAR 2017

Honduras' Attorney General's Office has helped capture some of the country's most powerful criminals and their assets, shaking the country's underworld, but the government's reliance on extradition raises questions about…

CACHIROS / 28 FEB 2017

Authorities in Honduras have seized properties belonging to a major drug trafficking clan, a move that in the past has precipitated the downfall of some of the country's most powerful…

CACHIROS / 6 JUL 2016

While speaking before the US Congress' Central America Caucus on July 6, InSight Crime Co-Director Steven Dudley outlined how drug trafficking organizations on the isthmus operate and the implications for…

CACHIROS / 9 APR 2016

As it tends to happen in Honduras, the news began as a well-heeled rumor: Javier Rivera Maradiaga, the oldest of the three Rivera Maradiaga brothers still alive and leader of…

CACHIROS / 4 NOV 2015

Two suspected members of what Honduran authorities are calling the "AA Brothers Cartel" have reportedly surrendered to security forces in a negotiated agreement with US authorities.  …

CACHIROS / 3 NOV 2015

Honduran businessman and politician, Yani Rosenthal, has allegedly turned himself over to authorities, following US indictments on money laundering charges against the Rosenthal family. The decision may be part of…

CACHIROS / 15 OCT 2015

Authorities in Honduras have seized over a dozen assets belonging to the Rosenthal family, again raising questions of whether authorities are moving too quickly following a US indictment charging one…

CACHIROS / 13 OCT 2015

One of Honduras' biggest banks is to be liquidated as a result of the money laundering investigation into the powerful Rosenthal family, raising concerns over due process and how the scandal…

CACHIROS / 9 OCT 2015

One of the Honduran elites accused by US authorities of money laundering, Yani Rosenthal, has spoken publicly to deny his family's alleged links to drug trafficking, as one Honduras' wealthiest and…

CACHIROS / 8 OCT 2015

In early June, four months before the US released an indictment against Jaime Rosenthal and three others, InSight Crime sat down with Jaime and his daughter to discuss why one…

CACHIROS / 7 OCT 2015

The United States has unsealed an indictment for money laundering against four Honduran nationals, including Jaime Rosenthal Oliva, a former vice president who is one of the country’s foremost…

CACHIROS / 7 OCT 2015

United States authorities arrested Yankel Rosenthal, a former government minister and president of the Honduras soccer club Marathon, which is owned by one of Honduras’ wealthiest and politically connected…

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