The immediate Country Email List consequence was the loss of his visa to enter the United States.and the freezing of their assets in that country. On February 14, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that the United States Embassy had Country Email List requested the extradition of the former president. Only a day later, amidst some versions that placed him in Managua, he was captured by the Honduran security forces. He is now in prison in a police unit, awaiting the hearing in which his extradition to the United States will be decided. Hernández Alvarado is accused of three charges: producing, possessing and importing Country Email List controlled substances (drugs) into the United States.
Using or carrying firearms, or aiding and Country Email List abetting their use, in support of a narcotics importation conspiracy; and finally, conspiracy to use or carry firearms, including machine guns and destructive devices, in connection with the shipment of Country Email List narcotics to the United States. The extradition policy was enabled in 2013, through a reform of the Constitution carried out by Congress, which at that time was chaired by Hernández Alvarado himself. Until Country Email List February 2022, 36 people have been extradited and former President Hernández would be number 37.
His ties jumped into the national and Country Email List international public sphere when on November 23, 2018 his brother (and also former deputy) was arrested in Miami. Juan Antonio Hernández Alvarado, known as "Tony" Hernández. After he was found guilty on Country Email List October 18, 2019 of crimes related to drug trafficking . "Tony" was sentenced to life in prison and fined $138.5 million . In the trial againstTony»Hernández, different witnesses – all of them confessed drug Country Email List traffickers – pointed to Hernández's president as one of the key people for drug trafficking to the United States.