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Honduras Cop Hernandez Pineda Detained In SDNY In JOH Brother Tony Drug Case

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon, Thread Video
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SDNY COURTHOUSE, Feb 13 – During the trial that convicted Tony Hernandez, the brother of Honduras' president Juan Orlando Hernandez (JOH), on all four counts of guns and narcotics trafficking and false statements, the Honduran National Police came up again and again in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

  Now, Inner City Press can report, Mauricio Hernández Pineda, a former member of the National Police of Honduras,  has been arrested and detained on consent. He signed a financial affidavit of poverty - ironic - and was assigned CJA court appointed counsel, Michael Martin. Soon he will appeared before SDNY Judge Castel. Inner City Press will remain on the case.

Also during Tony Hernandez' trial, the drug ledgers of one Nery Orlando López Sanabria a/k/a Magdaleno were used by the SDNY prosecutors.

  Here is an Inner City Press tweeted photo of notebook mentioning "JOH," in Spanish. Inner City Press has repeated asked the United Nations, in New York and Geneva, for comment. Dead silence.

 Now on February 9, Tony Hernandez through his lawyer Omar Malone has filed his sentencing submission, in advance of his February 24 sentencing, asking that he get the minimum: 40 years. More on Patreon here, including comparables and the filing.

It states in part: "On February 24, 2019, the day that Mr. Hernandez is scheduled to be sentenced to a minimum of 40 years imprisonment, he will be 41years old. Therefore, if the Court sentences Mr. Hernandez to the minimum term of imprisonment allowed by law, Mr. Hernandez will be 81 years old before he would be released from prison and immediately deported back to Honduras. Mr. Hernandez was born in the Honduran department of Lempira and is the youngest of four children born to the legal union of Juan Hernandez Villanueva (deceased) and Maria Elvira Alvarado Castillo (76 years old). Mr. Hernandez grew up and has spent his entire life in Honduras. Despite the mischaracterization of Mr. Hernandez as no more than an international drug trafficker, Mr. Hernandez has served his country as a member of the military, pursued and obtained a law degree and managed his family’s small hotel as well as a farm gifted to him by his deceased father. Mr. Hernandez’ childhood and formative years after turning twelve years old were spent in a military boarding school and later as a lieutenant in the military. Mr. Hernandez learned the value of hard work from his family and pursued and engaged in a variety of legitimate vocations including law, business, farming and other agricultural endeavors. Nearly every letter of support (to be filed separately) and/or conversation with family and personal friends of Mr. Hernandez describe him as someone who is “kind,” “gentle,” “generous” and “respectful”. These are people who have known Case 1:15-cr-00379-PKC Document 128 Filed 02/09/20 Page 11 of 15 12 Mr. Hernandez for decades in some instances and describe the idea of him being involved with drug trafficking and/or violence as “totally out of character” for the person they know and love. The overwhelming support Mr. Hernandez has from family, friends and supporters back home cannot be understated. Mr. Hernandez’ history and characteristics are reflective a man who was not a bigshot international drug trafficker. To the contrary, Mr. Hernandez had a home mortgage, car notes, over-drafts on his bank accounts at times and the kind of financial challenges faced by working-class people--not large-scale drug traffickers. Mr. Hernandez worked legitimate jobs and provided financial support for his family and children derived therefrom. Indeed, up until the time of his arrest, Mr. Hernandez’ children and those closest to him relied on him for financial support and now his absence has logically made life more difficult for all of them." Inner City Press will have more on this.

A week after the Tony Hernandez verdict, Magdaleno was murdered in a supposedly maximum security prison in Santa Barbara, Honduras.

  The video are very troubling [WARNING] including the guards letting the killers in, here.

  UNSG Antonio Guterres refused all Press questions about Honduras during the trial and in the nine days since the verdict. On October 29 Inner City Press has asked: "what are the comments and actions of Guterres on the video taped killing of Nery Orlando López a/k/a Magdaleno Meza Fúnez, whose notebooks were used to convict Presidential brother Tony Hernandez in the SDNY court this month? Now Reinero Valle has, as Madgaleno had before his assassination, asked to be moved out of that El Pozo prison due to threats to silence him as a witness, so far without response to his lawyer Nazario Luque? Again, immediately provide the report / read-out of Guterres' four person panel sent to Honduras, and complete read out of his meeting with JOH." Now as of November 2, as Guterres presumptively uses El Chapo's money via JOH to visit strongmen leaders in Turkey and Thailand then, uncontested, waste money at his real home in Lisbon, nothing. Total corrupt.

This while Guterres' UN, despite its protestations and misuse of the concept, enable fake news in Honduras.

   On October 27 a publication in Honduras said the UN office of human rights has said nothing. But nothing had been emailed out to its press list, and nothing could be found on its website in Geneva - it turns out news it doesn't want anyone or at least not the drug funded dictators it answers to see it, it puts on obscure sub-sites, see below.

At 9 am on October 28 Geneva time Inner City Press in writing asked UN "High Commissioner for Human Rights" Michelle Bachelet and her spokesman Rupert Colville this: "Hello, this is a Press request for OHCHR / Bachelet comment on the murder, on video, in Honduras of 'Magdeleno' whose drug trafficking notebook were used in recent SDNY conviction of Presidential brother Tony Hernandez, a trial Inner City Press covered every day. See video of killing here.

   More on Patreon here.

  Inner City Press which covered the trial daily has asked the UN for the comment of SG Antonio Guterres who met with JOH in September 2019 and did not even mention corruption, much less drug trafficking.

 On October 26 after the murder and release of the video, Inner City Press went to (try to) pose the question to Guterres. The response? Video here. Three UN security vehicles, and even a publicly funded NYPD detective, "protecting" Guterres who already wastes untold public funds on security. Disgusting. A protest has been called for, and is needed - @InnerCityPress response here.  More on Patreon here.

Inner City Press on October 18 asked the defendant's lawyer Omar Malone about this client's post arrest statement, the admitted murders by the cooperating witnesses, and upcoming sentencing submission. Video and answers here.

    Here was the post arrest statement as initially put in to the jury, as uploaded to YouTube by Inner City Press, here. The case is US v. Diaz Morales, 15-cr-00379 (Castel).


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