The Violence Swirling Around Palm Oil: Roads and Kingdoms Travels To Honduras.

Much has been said and written about children fleeing Honduras for the United States, and yesterday the New York Times reported that our government seeks a remedy to the crisis by interviewing young adults and minors in Honduras to see if they may apply for refugee status on emergency humanitarian grounds.  Now might be a good time to know exactly what has been generating this exodus and Roads and Kingdoms has supplied a window into the cities and countrysides of Honduras.  Is this about food?  Yes.  The production of palm oil fuels the civil unrest, corruption, and violence occurring in places like Bajo Aguán.  From hunger to agribusiness to human rights violations–it’s all connected.


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