Honduras president accused of assisting drug trafficker smuggle tons of cocaine to United States

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández helped smuggle tons of cocaine into the United States, US Attorney Jacob Gutwillig said Tuesday, March 9th, in opening arguments in the federal trial of alleged drug trafficker Geovanny Fuentes in New York.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York claims that alleged drug trafficker Geovanny Fuentes Ramírez partnered with Juan Orlando Hernández in 2013, when he was a presidential candidate, and that together they planned to send "as much cocaine as possible" to the United States.

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández helped smuggle tons of cocaine into the United States, US Attorney Jacob Gutwillig said Tuesday, March 9th, in opening arguments in the federal trial of alleged drug trafficker Geovanny Fuentes in New York.

The US Attorney's Office began . . .

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