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Judge approves extradition of former Honduran president wanted by U.S.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A Honduran judge on Wednesday approved the extradition of former President Juan Orlando Hernández to the United States, where he faces three charges related to drug trafficking and weapons use.

"The Extradition Judge of First Instance has decided to grant the extradition request of the Southern District Court of New York for former President of the Republic Juan Orlando Hernández Alvarado," Supreme Court spokesman Melvin Duarte told reporters.

He added that the former president's defense has three days to appeal to the full Supreme Court.

According to the former governor's defense before . . .

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