Defense Minister Marlon Pascua reported that during the early Wednesday morning hours, a large quantity of drugs and the boat providing its transporation were seized during an operation by the Honduran Navy in the region of La Moskitia, Gracias Adios.
In preparation, soldiers are screened for physical fitness and given any inoculations or medical treatments necessary. They also participate in classes to educate them about the history and culture of Honduras, including skills such as driving in areas which may not follow familiar rules of the road. National Guardsmen from the 1140th Engineer battalion have […]
Gen. Simeon G. Trombitas, the commanding general of U.S. Army South, speaks during the opening ceremony for Beyond the Horizon Honduras 2012 at a remote forward operating base near Naco, Honduras.
The capture of two former Honduran soldiers accused of training Mexican drug cartel the Zetas suggests that the gang is expanding its ties to ex-military personnel in Central America. The two Hondurans, Roger Ivan Lopez Davila, 41, and Carlos Alfredo Herrera Gomez, 21 (pictured), had been in Mexico for two years and had allegedly conducted […]
Following are excerpts taken from the 2012 Statement by General Douglas Fraser relating specifically to Honduras. POSTURE STATEMENT OF GENERAL DOUGLAS M. FRASER UNITED STATES AIR FORCE COMMANDER UNITED STATES SOUTHERN COMMAND BEFORE THE 112TH CONGRESS HOUSE ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE 6 MARCH 2012 “Central America has become the key transshipment zone for illicit trafficking in […]