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U.S. Court Sentences Tony Hernández, Brother of Honduran President, to Life for Drug Trafficking

HeadlineApr 01, 2021

A federal court in New York has sentenced Tony Hernández, the brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández, to life in prison for drug trafficking. Tony Hernández, a former member of congress in Honduras, was convicted in 2019 on wide-ranging charges, including massive bribing schemes. U.S. prosecutors say he was also involved in at least two murders and that Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández was a co-conspirator in the “state-sponsored drug trafficking.”

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