RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Honduran Armed Forces so far this year have destroyed 35 clandestine landing strips used for drug trafficking, a military spokesman said on Monday, December 28th.
Since 2014, when the National Inter-Institutional Security Force was created, a total of 308 clandestine airstrips have been destroyed, Lt. Jose Coello, a spokesman for the Armed Forces, told local radio.
The most recent landing strip was destroyed with explosives in Brus Laguna, in the northeast department of Gracias a Dios, said the spokesman.
As of August this year, Honduran authorities had seized 2,241 kg of cocaine, more . . .