Skip to comments.American Detained In Honduras: 'We Came With An Open Heart'
Posted on 06/09/2014 1:20:18 PM PDT by Rusty0604
Six Americans remain in a rural Honduran prison after being arrested last month on suspicion of smuggling weapons into the country. The men arrived in the Central American nation by boat, ready to begin work on a salvage project along the northern Honduran coast. The men say the guns were on the boat for protection from pirates.
Speaking from the rural Honduran prison where he and the men have been held for more than a month, the 60-year-old Mayne said his first order of business was to go directly to the port captain and hand over the weapons, but instead his ship was met by local officials.
"We are an American company, we were invited down [and] we had a legal contract with the municipality of Ahuas," Mayne said via cellphone. "We had government officials waiting for us at the dock, and we were intercepted by an element that had a different agenda."
"We came down with an open heart with the idea of doing something great and wonderful for these poor people in Miskito, and here we are being treated like dogs in a dirty prison," said Mayne from the prison.
Attempts to reach the Honduran prosecutor were unsuccessful. Officials at the Honduran Embassy in Washington, D.C., and Mexico City would not comment on the case.
The men are being held in a rudimentary prison with little food and poor sanitation, and they are paying $20 a day to be housed together. If convicted, they face up to 16 years in prison.
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And they might leave with one....literally.
THey forgot to bribe ALL of the right people.
The Three Amigos redux.
Another group of victims to Obama scheme to diminish and destroy America’s influence overseas.
Expect OTHER outrages from pint-sized third world ratholes kicking Americans around while the bastard in the Oval Office smiles.
Maybe Honduras thought these were more guns from the ATF!?!
I will trade you 600 illegal aliens, I mean “Honduran Citizens” for our 6 Americans. Good deal, no?
Oh and you can keep the guns.
Honduras is one of the Central American countries that is exporting thousands of illegals to U.S.
‘S’okay — the Soros Administration is in the import business on this one. Even providing the transportation.
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