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Honduras Farmer Leads Social Movement For Human Rights And Sustainability For Poor And Indigenous In Honduras

A man collects the harvested fruits of the African palm tree to load in his horse-drawn cart on the plantation in La Confianza, Honduras, a city developed from land seized by small-scale farmers from billionaire Miguel Facusse, one of Honduras' richest men, on May 7, 2012. AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd

Steve Bynum, Jerome McDonnell

Donaldo Zuniga is director and a co-founding member of the Red COMAL network, an organization comprised of rural communities in Honduras that work to promote fair, humane, and sustainable agriculture. He joins Worldview for a conversation about the illicit methods he says are used by the Honduran government and corporations to suppress poor, indigenous farmers. Zuniga’s remarks are translated by Matt Ginsburg-Jaekle, an attorney, community organizer, and member of La Voz de Los de Abajo based in Chicago.