Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez listens to then US Marine General John Kelly in 2014 as the US DEA was investigating the leader for ‘drug trafficking’. Photo: AP

President of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernandez and security chief were investigated by US for drug-trafficking

  • The leader and eight others were targets of a 2012 DEA probe into ‘large-scale drug-trafficking and money laundering activities’ relating to cocaine
  • Hernandez is a key US ally and Trump recognised his victory in a 2017 vote despite election monitors saying the poll was flawed
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Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez listens to then US Marine General John Kelly in 2014 as the US DEA was investigating the leader for ‘drug trafficking’. Photo: AP
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