Honduras’ president blasted claims he was the intended recipient of a bribe from notorious drug trafficker Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman as “less serious than Alice in Wonderland.”
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández was investigated by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Honduran government confirmed Thursday, without saying whether the probe is still open.
Authorities in the United States have arrested the brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez and charged him with drug trafficking, weapons offenses and lying to federal agents, the country’s Drug Enforcement Administration announced on Monday.
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