All About Valles

GUATEMALA / 11 NOV 2014

The criminal history of the drug trafficker who reportedly inherited the network once run by crime lord "Juan Chamale" sheds light on the ties between Central America's top criminal groups,…

EXTRADITION / 8 OCT 2014

Honduras' president has claimed that the recent, unprecedented captures of major drug traffickers is "just the beginning" of the country's fight against organized crime. The question is: what's next?…

CACHIROS / 7 OCT 2014

Eight of the 19 Honduran drug traffickers wanted by the United States have now been captured, a significant advance for a country so afflicted by drug violence and insecurity, although…

HONDURAS / 6 OCT 2014

Honduras arrested two leaders of a prominent drug trafficking organization, further evidence of the growing effectiveness of the Honduran security forces, and how US assistance has aided the country's battle…

HONDURAS / 3 OCT 2014

Authorities in Honduras have captured the youngest brother from the vaunted Valle Valle drug trafficking clan, in an extensive operation that marks a significant turn in the battle against one…

EXTRADITION / 11 SEP 2014

Authorities in Honduras have captured the current head of "El Negro" Lobo's drug trafficking network, making him the second Honduran to face likely extradition to the United States.

HONDURAS / 26 AUG 2014

Employees of the Valle Valle family have protested against the Honduran authorities' recent seizure of the alleged drug clan's properties, according to local media reports, illustrating the economic and social…

EXTRADITION / 22 AUG 2014

The US Treasury has added the Valles crime clan to its "Kingpin List," the latest move in an unprecedented campaign against what is arguably Honduras' premier drug trafficking organization.

HONDURAS / 19 AUG 2014

Authorities in Honduras have seized 52 properties belonging to one of the country's premier drug trafficking groups -- the Valle family -- in a move that could represent…

CACHIROS / 4 AUG 2014

The recent arrest of a member of an alleged Honduran drug trafficking family in Florida is another subtle sign that there is a changing of the guard happening in Honduras.

GUATEMALA / 30 JUN 2014

Intelligence reports obtained by the media in Honduras show how a captured drug trafficker and cocaine thief from Guatemala operated with the complicity of Honduran officials, highlighting the importance of Honduras…

HONDURAS GROUPS / 2020-03-09 22:31:44

The Valles are one of Honduras' largest transport groups, using their base along the Guatemalan border to fortify their position as a key go-between for Mexican, Colombian and Guatemalan organizations.

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