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Honduran Indigenous Leader Killed

Categories: Latin America, Honduras, Indigenous, Protest

This is a story of exploitation of Honduras’ natural resources, and of popular opposition to their destructive effects, largely ignored outside activist media outlets.

RAJ in Honduras Culture and Politics [1] blogs about the murder [2] of Tomás García, an indigenous Lenca [3] COPINH (Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras) leader. COPINH has been demonstrating against the construction of a dam by a Chinese company.