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Honduras: Dam Project on UNESCO World Heritage in Danger Site Gets Little English Media Attention

Categories: Latin America, Honduras, Economics & Business, Environment, Indigenous, Protest

RAJ, in Honduras Culture and Politics [1], says English language media have given little attention to the construction of a dam in the Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve, “a project [2] of the current Honduran administration, acting against the protests [3] of the indigenous peoples of eastern Honduras, who have not been consulted as they should have been under the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and ILO 169, both international agreements signed by previous Honduran governments.”