Honduras: US “drug war” aid linked to death squad

Officially, US State Department aid to the Honduran National Police must bypass units under the direct supervision of the force’s overall commander, Director General Juan Carlos Bonilla AKA “El Tigre”—who in 2002 was accused of three extrajudicial killings and links to 11 more deaths and disappearances in so-called “social cleansing” operations. He was tried on one killing and acquitted; the other cases were never fully investigated. But an investigation by the Associated Press, based on interviews …

via The Cuckoo’s Nest http://thecuckoosnest.forumotion.com/t1517-honduras-us-drug-war-aid-linked-to-death-squad

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