Honduras: New head of airforce installed amidst controversy.

Posted on September 4, 2012 • Filed under: Honduras, Latin America Aviation, Police/Military Activity, Politics

Miguel Palacios took office instead of Colonel Landa Pastor Ruiz, in a ceremony at the airport Toncontin FAH, south of the capital, with the notable absence of President Porfirio Lobo, who used to attend these acts. The Chief of Joint Staff of the Armed Forces, General Rene Osorio praised Pastor Landa, who according to local press reports was released at the request of the United States because of the FAH aircraft demolished a narcoavioneta June 13 in the east, and the two crew members have died, one of them a DEA undercover agent. Read Article

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