Geovanny Fuentes Ramírez is found guilty in the Court of New York

NEW YORK, USA.- The Honduran Geovanny Fuentes Ramirez was found guilty, unanimously, of the crimes of conspiracy to import cocaine and crimes related to weapons that involve the use and possession of machine guns and destructive devices. This Tuesday the jury delivered its verdict in New York, United States.

The jury in charge of the case, made up of 12 people, after having heard all the testimonies and known all the evidence, determined that the collaborator of the drug cartel “Los Cachiro” he is guilty so now he will have to wait until June 23 to hear his sentence.

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Reaction of President Hernández

The president of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, was one of the first to react after knowing the conviction against Geovanny Fuentes on charges related to drug trafficking in a New York court and after a media trial where the name of the ruler came to light. In a direct way.

“Any narrative about the battle against drug trafficking in Honduras that omits the unprecedented reduction of 95% (official US data) that we achieved is generally just a vehicle for dramatic headlines to promote the false testimony of the narcos we defeated,” he wrote On twitter.

The judgment against Ramirez sources It began two weeks ago, during which time the testimonies of witnesses and prosecutors were known in which they spoke of how the accused helped to traffic drugs and bribed Honduran authorities to facilitate the passage of the same.

In the statements, the names of well-known politicians and current Honduran authorities came to light, including the president Juan Orlando Hernandez, the appointed presidencyl Ricardo Alvarez, the current nationalist deputy Oscar Najera and the former presidents, Porfirio Lobo Y Manuel Zelaya Rosales.

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A “prolific” and “murderous” drug dealer

Geovanny Fuentes Ramirez was captured on March 1, 2020 at the international airport in Miami, Florida, United States. The US authorities linked him as a partner of Juan Antonio “Tony” Hernández, former deputy and brother of the president, who remains awaiting sentence in the same country.

After his capture, Geoffrey s.Berman, Manhattan federal prosecutor said that “Fuentes Ramírez paved the way for the unhindered shipment of multi-ton loads of cocaine, bribing police officers and a high-ranking Honduran politician, and reporting directly to Tony Hernández, another conspirator in the plan and a former Honduran congressman. “

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The Justice Department also said that the Honduran used his contacts with politicians and police members to operate a cocaine laboratory in Honduras and distribute the drug using air and sea routes. His laboratory would have been installed in 2009 and since then, until the moment of his capture, he would have committed various crimes, including several murders.

At the time, Berman described Ramirez sources as a “prolific, powerful and murderous drug trafficker in Honduras.”

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