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Former Honduran president found guilty of weapons, drug charges in US narco-corruption trial

By Samuel Rubenfeld
  • 08 Mar 2024 19:04
  • 08 Mar 2024 19:04
Former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez was found guilty today of all three counts he faced in a narco-corruption trial that featured testimony from multiple convicted drug traffickers.
After about a day and a half of deliberation, the jury convicted Hernandez of conspiring to import cocaine into the US and

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Samuel Rubenfeld


Samuel Rubenfeld is a reporter covering cases of bribery and corruption and some international trade issues. Prior to joining MLex, he was editor of the Kharon Brief, a news and data analysis platform focused on global security issues, including sanctions and export controls. Earlier in his career, Rubenfeld spent about a decade at The Wall Street Journal, including nearly nine years as a reporter covering corporate risk and compliance concerns such as bribery, money laundering, sanctions, terrorist financing and whistleblowers.

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