The drug trial of Eduardo Campos and Efraín Antonio Campo Flores, nephews of Venezuelan first lady Cilia Flores, revealed that cocaine was shipped to Honduras from the presidential hangar at Caracas’ international airport:
One of the nephews of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, on trial for plotting to smuggle cocaine into the United States, promised that the cocaine would arrive before dark in Honduras because the plane carrying it would be departing from the presidential hangar at Caracas’ international airport, according to a recording played Wednesday in Manhattan federal court.
“I have control,” Francisco Flores can be heard saying. He refers to the drugs as “merchandise.”
Not only was there a recording, there were two witnesses,
Prosecutors also called to the stand an air traffic controller who said he helped devise the plan for the drugs allegedly to arrive in Honduras, where they were to be unloaded and transported to Mexico to be shipped to the United States. More testimony came from another confidential informant, who said he was at the meeting where Flores confirmed the plan.
The route, then, is Venezuela-Honduras-Mexico-US. Go to the article for details.
Closing arguments are scheduled to start today.