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  March 31, 2011

Report from Land Occupations in Post-Coup Honduras


Poor farmers are taking land from agribusiness that supported the 2009 military coup - and paying with their lives
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It's been more than 20 months since a military coup shook the Central American country of Honduras to it's core. The aftermath has seen a decades old land conflict reach deadly heights as poor farmers occupy agribusiness-owned land, and are often found dead soon after.

In previous years, the farmers would be on their own, but the coup gave rise to a broad resistance movement of which the campesinos are a key sector.

Produced by Jesse Freeston.


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