Honduras: Interview with Bertha Zúñiga Cáceres denounces violence & threats to human rights defenders linked to projects of banks & companies

Author: Martha Checa, Equal Times (Honduras), Published on: 18 October 2017

Bertha Zúñiga Cáceres, the new general coordinator of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH), a position held by her mother, Berta Cáceres, until she was murdered…tells…that the indigenous peoples of this Central American country have development proposals for foreign investment funds that are prepared to listen to them. As well as being viable, they are proposals that respect the environment and human rights…The Central American Bank for Economic Integration… promote[s] projects that move in, whatever the cost, be it violence or murder, and benefit the oligarchs…[Refers to Agua Zarca, part of DESA]

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Related companies: Desarrollos Energéticos (DESA)