Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

Honduras: Chipping in for Gas

What happens when a patronato (head of the homeowners community) tries to help his own community in Honduras? He gets accused by fellow residents of pocketing the collected gas money. A local community cannot get its road paved because the government is out of funds to pay for gas to power the machinery, so La Gringa explains how the homeowners contribute because there is no other way.

Start the conversation

Authors, please log in »

Guidelines

  • All comments are reviewed by a moderator. Do not submit your comment more than once or it may be identified as spam.
  • Please treat others with respect. Comments containing hate speech, obscenity, and personal attacks will not be approved.