Honduran ex-president extradited, flying to US to face drug charges
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez was extradited to the United States on Thursday where he is set to face drug trafficking charges, capping a dramatic fall from grace after the conservative leader left office earlier this year.
A U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration plane took off with Hernandez aboard from the Honduran capital’s airport on Thursday afternoon.
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