Honduran President’s brother found guilty of drug trafficking charges
( CNN) The friend of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez was found guilty of trafficking cocaine Friday, according to the US Department of Justice.
The guilty verdict entails Hernandez is facing 30 years to life in prison. He will be sentenced on January 17, 2020.
Between 2004 and 2018, Hernandez was involved in processing, receiving, bringing and circulating multi-ton consignments of cocaine that came to Honduras by aircraft, boat and, on at least on occasion, by submarine, a federal accusation districts. Hernandez had access to laboratories in Honduras and Colombia, where some of the cocaine was embossed “TH” for Tony Hernandez.