Guatemalans held in Spain over drugs face US extradition

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A Spanish judicial official says two Guatemalan men detained in Madrid will be processed for extradition to the United States for alleged drug trafficking offenses. The men, Johann Gehlert Coronado and Dieter Gehlert Coronado, are to be extradited to the U.S. pending final approval from Spain’s government, confirmed the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in accordance with departmental rules. They were arrested on Aug. 3 and appeared in court on Aug. 5 when they agreed to surrender to U.S. authorities. Johann Gehlert Coronado has links to Guatemala’s TODOS political party, according to documents seen by The Associated Press.

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