Honduras: Three Convicted in Plot to murder President

Posted on March 20, 2017 • Filed under: Crime, Honduras, Politics

Mexican, two Hondurans for plotting to kill president

gulfnews.com / Scheme, which also involved Colombians and Guatemalans linked to disbanded Valle brothers cartel, was foiled by US and Honduran authorities

A court found a Mexican man and two Hondurans guilty of plotting to assassinate Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, who has extradited more than a dozen drug lords since taking office, a judicial spokesman and security officials said on Sunday.


The Mexican, Jesus Estrada, and the two Hondurans, Victor Flores and Jose Contreras, were convicted of planning to kill the Honduran leader in a September 2014 scheme, said supreme court spokesman Melvin Duarte. Read Article

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