Translated by Otis B Fly-Wheel for Borderland Beat from a Milenio article
[ Subject Matter: Jairo Estuardo Orellana, extradition
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Jairo Estuardo Orellana, was accused of various assassinations to make his life as a drug trafficker easier, he was transferred under tight security
Jairo Estuardo Orellana, alleged Guatemalan narco trafficker, was extradited to the United States, under tight security, he was taken into custody by Agents of the DEA.
Orellana is required by the Court of Colombia, Virginia, for the crimes of conspiracy to use fire arms to traffic drugs in the United States.
The Government vice-Minister, Elmer Sosa said to the Association Press that the Government were satisfied with the capture.
Dressed in an orange polo shirt, blue jeans and white tennis shoes, Orellana was taken aboard a white jet aircraft with fuselage markings of N7734T, accompanied by three helicopters, armoured vehicles of the Army and 200 men of the Guatemalan Army and United States Army.
Charisse Phillips, of the American Embassy in Guatemala justified the security measures;" there were rumours about his security in the press, we are doing nothing more than monitoring the situation", she said.
A medic from the Penitentiary system conducted an exam on Orellana and certified that he was in good health.
According to the Treasury Department of the United States, Orellana was Los Zetas contact in Guatemala and in 2013 was designated as a violent narco trafficker responsible for distributing large quantities of Cocaine, Marijuana and Amphetamines to the United States.
The American authorities assure that Orellana is implicated in various assassinations in Guatemala to facilitate his drug dealing activities.
Orellana was detained in May of 2014 with extradition proceedings which he accepted voluntarily last week.
The alleged narco was detained in a military base, where he had on site amenities and other luxuries. In prison he married Marta Lorenzana, daughter of Waldemar Lorezana "El Patriarca", also extradited to the United States with two of his sons for crimes relating to drug trafficking.
Original article in Spanish at Milenio