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Witness says 'El Chapo' Guzman tried to give $1 million to Honduran president to protect cocaine shipments

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

A witness in the trial of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez's brother says Mexican kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman tried to give money to Hernandez's campaign in exchange for protecting cocaine shipments.
Amilcar Alexander Ardon, a former mayor and confessed killer and narco trafficker, testified before jurors in the US Southern District Court of New York.
The president's brother, Juan Antonio "Tony" Hernandez, has pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to smuggle cocaine into the US and to possessing illegal weapons.
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