July 6, 2022

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Who was Herlinda Bopadilla “La Cinta”, the powerful leader of the Monte Bopadilla clan arrested in Honduras?

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Herlinda Popadilla was arrested in Honduras this weekend.

It sounds like a domino effect: after the first one fell, many of the potential actors in the drug trafficking conspiracy in Honduras began to fall one after the other.

Juan Antonio Hernandez was first convicted in 2020 of drug and arms trafficking.

Tony, whose nickname is the brother of then-Central American President Juan Orlando Hernandez, was charged with the same crimes earlier this year and extradited to the United States.

This Sunday, pictures of the arrest of Herlinda Popadilla, also known as La Cinda, were released, and the US government offered her a $ 5 million reward. The exchange of information that led to his capture.