Honduras Curbs Narcotrafficking

Honduras Curbs Narcotrafficking With US Assistance

Julieta Pelcastre

Cooperation efforts between Honduras and the United States enabled the blows dealt to transnational crime.

“Besides the drugs seized, several operations helped seize weapons, narco-labs, airstrips, coca crops, and cash that criminal organizations use to fund their illicit businesses,” Honduran Naval Force Captain José Domingo Meza, director of the Armed Forces Public Affairs, told Diálogo. “In addition, we disrupted 39 criminal gangs that engaged in narcotrafficking, murder, theft, and extortion.”

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Source: dialogo-americas.com

The Honduran Armed Forces seized 1322 pounds of cocaine in Gracias a Dios department, with the help of U.S. and Colombian intelligence agencies. (Photo: Honduran Secretary of National Defense)

The Honduran Armed Forces seized 1322 pounds of cocaine in Gracias a Dios department, with the help of U.S. and Colombian intelligence agencies. (Photo: Honduran Secretary of National Defense)

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