Honduras: Garifuna communities resist eviction and theft of land

Abbott, Jeff
http:///www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2984333/honduras_garifuna_communities_resist_eviction_and_theft_of_land.html

Publisher:  The Ecologist
Date Written:  12/08/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17812

Pristine beaches, clear Caribbean waters, coral reefs, fertile land ... such is the homeland of the Garifuna people, writes Jeff Abbott. It's so lovely that outsiders are desperate to seize ever more of their territory to develop for mass tourism, oil palm plantations, illicit drug production ... and the land grabs have the full support of Honduras military government, backed to the hilt by Uncle Sam.

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