All About Valles

HONDURAS / 8 FEB 2016

Evidence of land theft by the Honduras-based Valle family clan sheds light on the modus operandi of one of the country's most prominent drug trafficking groups.

HONDURAS / 2 FEB 2016

Raids over the weekend resulted in the arrest of two alleged leaders of a powerful drug trafficking network, the culmination of a six-month investigation that may only have scratched the…

EXTRADITION / 8 JAN 2016

In a landmark case, Honduras and the United States have collaborated in swiftly extraditing and convicting a member of the infamous Los Valle drug clan. However, it is uncertain…

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.  …

EXTRADITION / 16 OCT 2015

A former police intelligence agent became the eighth criminal suspect that Honduras has extradited to the United States to face drug trafficking charges in just over a year. …

CACHIROS / 28 SEP 2015

According to an unidentified source in the Honduran security forces, drug trafficking has dropped significantly in Honduras thanks to military and intelligence work, the latest in a series of assertions…

ELITES AND CRIME / 23 JUL 2015

The sentencing of a member of a Honduran drug trafficking family in a US court is the latest in a series of developments that have shaken up Honduras’ criminal landscape…

CACHIROS / 19 JUN 2015

After years of relative stability, the agreements that once governed Honduras' criminal underworld are reportedly falling apart, a development that would have no small effect on the political elites linked…

CACHIROS / 14 APR 2015

The cold-blooded double murder of a congressman and his father, himself a former high-court judge and aspiring president, has sent another round of shivers through Honduras' elites as the country…

HONDURAS / 17 FEB 2015

Honduras has announced the suspension of 21 elite police agents assigned to the US Embassy for their implication in the theft of $1.3 million during an operation against drug traffickers,…

CACHIROS / 3 FEB 2015

The alleged leader of one of Honduras' largest drug trafficking groups, the Cachiros, is in US custody, which may spell trouble for some high-level Honduran politicians and business elites with…

CACHIROS / 19 DEC 2014

Two leaders of the notorious Valle Valle family now find themselves in US custody, extradited from Honduras a little over two months after their capture. The question now is what…

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