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Feature - Garifuna Land Rights in Honduras
Susan Meiselas
The Garifuna people, who live on the Caribbean coast near the municipalities of Guadalupe, San Antonio, and Santa Fe, first began organizing themselves against land grabbers in 1998, after they were preyed upon in the chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Mitch. Currently, the tourism industry presents the most pressing threat to their land. Over the last three years, a new local port has inspired more visitors and generated large-scale development in the region, and international companies have flocked to the area with plans to build resorts on Garifuna land. Intense demand for parcels of valuable beachfront...

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HONDURAS. Santa Fe. 2018.
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HONDURAS. Sambo Creek. 2018. Traditional Garifuna community...
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HONDURAS. Trujillo. 2018. El Mirador, with the UK Marella cruise...
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HONDURAS. Trujillo. 2018. British tourists from Banana Coast...
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HONDURAS. Trujillo. 2018. Tourists visit Fort Santa Barbara.
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HONDURAS. Trujillo. 2018. Tourism advertisements in gas station...
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HONDURAS. Trujillo. 2018. British tourists on Banana Coast tour...
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HONDURAS. Trujillo. 2018.
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HONDURAS. Trujillo. 2018. Monument where WIlliam Walker was executed.
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HONDURAS. Puerta Castilla. 2018. Port rented by Dole, formerly...
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HONDURAS. Guadalupe. 2018. Alta Vista development property of...
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HONDURAS. Trujillo. 2018.
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HONDURAS. Santa Fe. 2018. Recuperated land, Wani Lee.
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HONDURAS. Santa Fe. 2018. Recuperated land, with daughter Mirsa...
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HONDURAS. Santa Fe. 2018. Elsa, wife of leader of Wani Lee recuperated...
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HONDURAS. Trujillo. 2018. AnaLucy Bengochea, leader of Wagucha,...
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HONDURAS. Santa Fe. 2018. Recuperated land, Wani Lee, with leader...
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HONDURAS. Santa Fe. 2018. Geohary, 23, recuperation of beach...
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HONDURAS. Santa Fe. 2018. Building home at Recuperated land,...
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HONDURAS. Trujillo. 2018. Julio Lino, showing wound from shooting...
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HONDURAS. Trujillo. 2018.
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HONDURAS. Trujillo. 2018. Swimming hole and waterfall on property...
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HONDURAS. Guadalupe. 2018. Resettlement community 'Wamua' of...
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HONDURAS. Guadalupe. 2018. Resettlement community 'Wamua' of...
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HONDURAS. Guadalupe. 2018. Emiliana, 81, unable to harvest yuca...
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HONDURAS. Guadalupe. 2018. Paulina, 57, harvesting and replanting...
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HONDURAS. Guadalupe. 2018. Emily, 67, harvesting yucca, having...
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HONDURAS. Guadalupe. 2018. Lety, in new home shared with all...
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HONDURAS. Guadalupe. 2018. New home shared with all women recuperating...
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HONDURAS. Rio Esteban. 2018. Neighbors play bingo before anniversary...
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HONDURAS. Rio Esteban. 2018. Neighbors play bingo before anniversary...
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HONDURAS. Rio Esteban. 2018. Garifuna community prayer service...
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HONDURAS. Rio Esteban. 2018. Alter in memory of Santiago Quito...
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HONDURAS. Rio Esteban. 2018. Anniversary mass held for Santiago...
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HONDURAS. Rio Esteban. Garifuna community celebrate with drums...
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