Law
2021-04-03T12:00:01+00:00

Brother of Honduras president to serve life in prison for drug trafficking

Brother of Honduras president to serve life in prison for drug trafficking

Juan Antonio Hernández, known as "Tony," has been sentenced in the United States to life in prison plus 30 years for cocaine smuggling, among other charges. The 42-year-old is the brother of the president of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández.

According to the prosecutor's office in New York, the convicted man's drug trafficking proceeds of at least $138.5 million (about 118 million euros) will be confiscated.

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