This past December 10th, the British magazine The Economist published an article that makes a reference to a memorandum of understanding between the government of Honduras and two United States firms regarding the construction of Model Cities (Charter Cities) in Honduran territory, without notifying the Honduran people up to now of the planned transactions.
In Guatemala, former military officers and their supporters have filed legal charges against human rights activists, journalists, and surviving victims of State repression, even as a former general, Otto Perez Molina - himself implicated in Guatemala's genocide -
News article about recent water studies that again have documented water contamination near Goldcorp's mine.
The US is advancing a regional security strategy which apparently is oriented toward the militarization of Central America and the participation of private security contractors in policing, a strategy also being promoted for Central America by the IDB (Inter American Development Bank) and former Colombian president Alvaro Uribe.
At 3,000 square miles, the Aguan River Valley in northeastern Honduras is about the same size as California's Death Valley. But despite being green and fertile, the Aguan basin is becoming famous as a "valley of death."
Letter to the CBC Radio's "The Current"
As in the worst years of State repression and terrorism against its own population in the 1970s and 80s, the military-backed regime of Honduras is again buying weapons from the US and Israel.
"Friends and Colleagues, I hope this message finds you well. On this occasion I share a photo essay documenting the resistance that continues in San Miguel Ixtahuacán against Goldcorp's Marlin Mine". James Rodriguez.