Biofuel Land Conflicts
A comprehensive article, by Annie Bird, about the intersection between “development” projects funded by the World Bank, and repression carried out by U.S.-supported regimes - and directly by U.S. military involvement - in Guatemala and Honduras.
New Wikileaks cables now reveal that the US embassy in Honduras—and therefore the State Department—has known since 2004 that Miguel Facussé is a cocaine importer. US “drug war” funds and training, in other words, are being used to support a known drug trafficker’s war against campesinos.
Rigores Community attacked and burned to the ground, to make way for production of African palm and sugar cane, for diesel bio-fuel production
4 Campesinos Killed, August 20th and 21st, Following on Massacre of 11 People, August 14th and 15th
An article about on-going clashes and killings in Honduras' endless situation of poverty and exploitation, of the wealthy sectors illegally forcing the poor from their lands, and of State and private sector paramilitary repression and impunity.