The Honduran Supreme Court of Justice announced today that the criminal “Shorty”, who has recently been hailed as a hero of sorts by the general public, was turned down for a Presidential Pardon. President Pepe Lobo was moved to request the pardon of Marco “Shorty” Antonio Bonilla, a prisoner of the Comayagua Penal Institute, when […]
PRESS RELEASE Conclusions in ATF Team’s Investigation of Fire at Comayagua Prison Facility TEGUCIGALPA – After completing its investigation and analysis of the site of the Tuesday, February 14, 2012 fire at the Comayagua prison facility, the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms’ (ATF) International Response Team (IRT) working in conjunction with Honduran authorities […]
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Hundreds of relatives of inmates who burned or suffocated to death when a fire raged through a Honduran prison forced their way into a morgue Monday to demand the remains of loved ones. The group of women and some men pushed into the morgue, broke into a refrigerated container and opened at […]
Press Release (English Translation) We deeply regret the death of Honduran inmates whose liberty was guarded at the Comayagua Prison Farm, and we sympathize with the pain felt by their families and the nation.
PRESS RELEASE: ATF INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE TEAM TO INVESTIGATE PRISON FIRE IN HONDURAS WASHINGTON — At the request of the Honduran government, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today activated its International Response Team (IRT) to investigate the fire that swept through a national correctional facility in Comayagua, Honduras, killing more than 350 […]