Honduras is in the grip of a drugs war with powerful gangs using violence and corruption to keep the US in illegal supplies of cocaine.
The Honduran government is trying to get tough with the traffickers. HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur joined a navy patrol crew on the frontline searching for smugglers.
Read Stephen's feature - Victims caught in Honduras drugs crossfire
Stephen Sackur presents HARDtalk on the Road in Honduras on Monday 16th, Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th July 2012. You can watch the programmes on BBC World News each day at 03.30, 09.30 15.30 and 20.30 GMT and on the BBC News Channel at 00.30 and 04.30 BST
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