U.S. charges Honduran congressman with drug trafficking conspiracy

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal authorities announced drug trafficking and weapons charges against a congressman from Honduras on Friday, the latest U.S. case accusing current and former officials of the Central American country of involvement in the drug trade. Fredy Renan Najera Montoya, 41, was charged with conspiring to import “huge quantities of cocaine” into the United States, according to U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman in Manhattan. Najera, who was also charged in an indictment filed Thurs...