Honduran President Porfirio Lobo said on Saturday that the surge of police and military personnel in cities highly affected by drug-related violence—part of a mission known as Operación Relámpago (Operation Lightning)—has been successful in reducing crime.
In efforts to combat an ongoing wave of narcotics-related violence, police forces in Honduras on Monday moved in on cities and neighborhoods dominated by criminal gangs.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in Guatemala yesterday for a meeting of regional leaders as part of an International Conference of Support for the Central American Security Strategy.
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