US court sentences Honduran president’s brother to life in drug case

US court sentences Honduran president’s brother to life in drug case

The Guardian

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Juan Antonio ‘Tony’ Hernández was sentenced in Manhattan federal court and ordered to forfeit $138m

The brother of the Honduras president, Juan Orlando Hernández, has been sentenced by a US court to life in prison after he was convicted over what prosecutors described as “state-sponsored drug trafficking”.

Juan Antonio “Tony” Hernández, a former Honduran congressman, was sentenced in Manhattan federal court by US district judge P Kevin Castel, who also ordered him to forfeit $138m.

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