In 2011 the Republic of Honduras became the most dangerous country in the world. With the murder rate rising and wages plummeting, the military have now been granted extraordinary police powers. Multinational mining, agribusness, and textile corporations pay poverty wages while the government cooperates closely with the objectives of the US military. The result is what human rights observers like Gilda Batista have described as an unsustainable situation where something big is about to happen. From the streets of Tegucigalpa to the mines of the Siria Valley, something terrible is going on in Honduras, something the international headlines have been afraid to address.
This podcast was co-produced by Jeremy Kryt, who's investigative work on Honduras can be read on In These Times
Mark Fonseca Rendeiro aka Bicyclemark is a Portuguese-American, alternative journalist and independent podcast producer specializing in online journalism, social movements and global conflicts. He teaches citizen journalism, social media, and audio-video production in cooperation with Small World News throughout the world.