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By Tanya M Kerssen,Tanya Kerssen

Grabbing strength explores the historical past of agribusiness and land conflicts in Northern Honduras concentrating on the Aguán Valley, the place peasant activities conflict huge palm oil manufacturers for the suitable to land. within the wake of an army coup that overthrew Honduran president Manuel Zelaya in June 2009, rural groups within the Aguán were brutally repressed, with over 60 humans killed in precisely over years. usa army aid--spent within the identify of the warfare on Drugs--fuels the Honduran government's skill to repress its humans. a robust and encouraging circulation for land, nutrition and democracy has grown over the past years, and it exhibits no signal of backing down.

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