Unity in Anti-Drug Trafficking

Honduran naval forces joined forces from Colombia and the U.S. to begin joint anti-drug trafficking military exercises this week. The three-day drills are being carried out by the Honduran patrol ship “Tegucigalpa”, the Colombian National Army, and the U.S. Coast Guard vessel “Escanaba” on the Colombian island of San Andres. The exercises include training Colombian […]

Police Make Largest Cocaine Bust Ever

Honduran police seized 3.2 tons of cocaine on board a ship off the Caribbean coast yesterday. The operation was carried out with the support of the United States and Colombia according to authorities. Security Ministry spokesman, Leonel Sauceda,  said, “The drugs, transported in a ship with a Honduran flag, were the largest amount seized in […]

Drug Planes from Venezuela Increase

Security Minister Oscar Alvarez said today that between 250 and 300 drug trafficking routes from Venezuela have been detected, and that an increasing number of drug trafficking flights originating in Venezuela are landing in Honduras. The Security Minister stated that, “The majority of the routes leave from zones in Venezuela, with airplanes displaying that country’s […]

Honduras and Colombia Sign Pact

Colombian Foreign Minister Jaime Bermudez and Honduran Minister of Security Oscar Alvarez signed an agreement that allows the sharing of intelligence on drug trafficking, kidnapping and organized crime between Colombia and Honduras. Alvarez said that cooperation with Colombia will mean the creation of joint intelligence units, anti-narcotics units, anti-terrorism units and anti-kidnapping units, and more. […]