Nov 4, 2011

Drug War and Drug Trafficking: Honduras Deploys Army in Cities, While Traffickers Take the Coasts

InSight Crime: "As Honduras sends the army onto the streets in an effort to combat crime, it is doubtful that the move can turn things around in a country which is fast becoming the principal cocaine handover point for Colombian and Mexican traffickers.

... Honduras may have become one of the main handover points between Colombian suppliers of cocaine and the Mexican recipients, who handle drug shipments along the final leg of the journey through Guatemala into the United States. Most of the transit of drugs through Central America is handled by Mexican groups, unlike in the 1990s, when Colombians would often handle shipments all the way up to Mexico." read more

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