Honduras: New Colonel for Operation Xatruch, More of the Same for Lower Aguan?

Palms. Sea. Palms. Guns. Palms. Heat. More palms…and then a tense calm. This is how it feels from Ceiba to Tocoa and its surroundings, on the only paved road and in the many small shops, a place where people may see something, but say nothing. This is where the dead lived and suffered from the conflict that has gone on for more than 15 years in the Lower Aguán region of Honduras.


Honduras: Who Should Really Be On Trial For the Rio Blanco Dam?

March 19, 2014 Brigitte Gynther 0

María Santos was walking home on March 5th, 2014, when seven people suddenly jumped out of hiding, surrounded her, and then attacked her with machetes, striking her head and chest. María has been a vocal leader in the struggle against the Agua Zarca Hydroelectric Dam, defending the Lenca territory of Rio Blanco and the Gualcarque River for her children and grandchildren to come. She is a tireless fighter in the struggle of the Lenca people of Rio Blanco to prevent DESA, a private dam company, from privatizing and building a dam on their river.


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