Encajonado entre Guatemala y Nicaragua, en la costa caribeña, Honduras es un país cubierto de bosques y rico en minerales valiosos. Sin embargo, los beneficios que se obtienen de esta riqueza natural solo los disfruta un porcentaje muy reducido de la sociedad. Honduras tiene los niveles más altos de desigualdad de toda América Latina: cerca de 6 de cada 10 hogares de las zonas rurales viven en condiciones de pobreza extrema, con menos de 2,50 dólares estadounidenses (USD) al día1.
En este informe se documentan los estremecedores niveles de violencia e intimidación que sufren las comunidades rurales por oponerse a la imposición de presas, minas, tala o agricultura en sus tierras, proyectos controlados por élites ricas y poderosas, entre las que se encuentran miembros de la clase política. Las causas fundamentales de estos abusos son la corrupción generalizada y el incumplimiento de una consulta adecuada a los afectados por estos proyectos.
Los estudios de casos de este informe ponen de manifiesto nuevas pruebas de los actos corruptos y delictivos que llevan a esta violencia y permiten a Honduras, un país bien conectado, imponer sus acuerdos empresariales a un precio enorme para el medio ambiente y comunidades enteras.
Keywords: Honduras, environmental defenders, human rights defenders.
Last updated January 30, 2013.
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