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Honduras ex-President Hernandez to be extradited to US next week

Last month, the Honduras Supreme Court backed the extradition of Juan Orlando Hernandez to the United States to face charges of drug trafficking. If convicted, the former president could face a life sentence.

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4 Apr
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5 Apr
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13 Apr
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7 Apr
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8 Apr
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9 Apr
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