palm oil and extreme violence in honduras the inexorable rise

  • palm oil and extreme violence in honduras: the inexorable

    Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable

    The rise of Corporacion Dinant as a leading palm oil producer in Central America is inseparable from its history as part of a long, violent and ongoing backlash against agrarian reform in Honduras. But it is also indicative of the ways in which a lucrative agro-industrial crop like palm oil, in a context of entrenched corruption and an authoritarian regime, lends itself to land grabbing and agrarian violence.

  • palm oil and extreme violence in honduras: the inexorable

    Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable

    Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and Dubious Reform of Grupo Dinant. Because oil palm trees, native to West Africa, require the same conditions as tropical rainforests, nearly every drop of palm oil that hits the global market comes at the expense of natural forests that have been, or will be, burned, bulldozed and replaced with plantations.

  • palm oil and extreme violence in honduras: the inexorable

    Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable

    Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and Dubious Reform of Grupo Dinant Monday, 08 December 2014 11:11 By Jeff Conant , Truthout | News Analysis A Corporation Dinant worker repairs an irrigation system for oil palms in the Bajo Aguan region of Honduras’ northern coast, August 26, 2011.

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    Jeff Conant | Truthout

    Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and Dubious Reform of Grupo Dinant Honduras, with Grupo Dinant and land grabs, is producing the world’s bloodiest palm oil. by

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    Philippines Islanders Unite to Resist "Land Grab" Palm Oil

    Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and Dubious Reform of Grupo Dinant Honduras, with Grupo Dinant and land grabs, is producing the world’s bloodiest palm oil. by

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    A Labyrinth of Deception: Secretary Clinton and the

    A Labyrinth of Deception: Secretary Clinton and the Honduran Coup. Davis’s entire aim in 2009 had been to make golpismo palatable and plausible to Democrats, to join the Republicans in permitting the coup regimes to continue. Clinton and Davis readily agreed with hardline right-wingers as Jim DeMint, Roger Noriega,...

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    Palm oil production in Honduras - The Violence of Development

    Palm oil production in Honduras. Honduras is the biggest exporter of palm oil in Central America, accounting for around 45per cent of its production. About 50 per cent of Honduran palm oil is exported.[3] Most production is still concentrated along the Caribbean coast of Honduras with about 68,000 hectares of palm planted along the coastal plains...

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    Latin America: NYPD chief wants to - Upside Down World

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  • palm oil and extreme violence in honduras: the inexorable

    Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable

    Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and Dubious Reform of Grupo Dinant Monday, 08 December 2014 11:11 By Jeff Conant , Truthout | News Analysis A Corporation Dinant worker repairs an irrigation system for oil palms in the Bajo Aguan region of Honduras’ northern coast, August 26, 2011.

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    Latin America: NYPD chief wants to - Upside Down World

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    Planet or Profit?

    Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and Dubious Reform of Grupo Dinant Monday, 08 December 2014 By Jeff Conant, Truthout | News Analysis. Sick, Poisoned and Hungry: The Bees of New York State Monday, 08 December 2014 By Jake Blumgart, Truthout | Report. ALEC Opposes Efforts to Combat Climate Change at All Costs

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    Fighting The Good Fight: Former York Township, IL Precinct

    Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and Dubious Reform of Grupo Dinant. Jeff Conant, Truthout: Decades ago with Standard Fruit, Honduras was the archetype of the banana republic; today, with Dinant, it's an oil palm republic, characterized by land grabs and violence against peasants and indigenous people. The problem is not the crop, but the agro-industrial model supported by the World Bank.

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    Climate-Driven Drought, Deforestation Create Devastating

    Honduras lost 30% of its precious forest cover decades ago to industrial logging, InsideClimate states. Now deforestation driven by palm oil interests and drug traffickers seeking to launder money through cattle ranching operations are doing the rest.

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    WikiLeaks - The Podesta Emails

    Tor. Tor is an encrypted anonymising network that makes it harder to intercept internet communications, or see where communications are coming from or going to.. In order to use the WikiLeaks public submission system as detailed above you can download the Tor Browser Bundle, which is a Firefox-like browser available for Windows, Mac OS X and GNU/Linux and pre-configured to connect using the

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    Weekly News Update on the Americas: WNU #1245: One

    Chilean law doesn’t treat sexual violence as a separate complaint; instead, the crimes are considered “illegitimate pressure,” allowing some of the perpetrators to escape justice.

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    Internment Camps for Child Migrants - CounterPunch.org

    “Agribusiness was the biggest driver of violence as supermarket demand for soy, palm oil, sugarcane and beef provided a financial incentive for plantations and ranches to push deeper into

  • fighting the good fight: former york township, il precinct

    Fighting The Good Fight: Former York Township, IL Precinct

    Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and Dubious Reform of Grupo Dinant Jeff Conant, Truthout: Decades ago with Standard Fruit, Honduras was the archetype of the banana republic; today, with Dinant, it's an oil palm republic, characterized by land grabs and violence against peasants and indigenous people.

  • ravaged by drought, a honduran village faces a choice

    Ravaged by Drought, a Honduran Village Faces a Choice

    Ravaged by Drought, a Honduran Village Faces a Choice: Pray for Rain or Migrate. People in El Rosario live on the edge of hunger, not knowing if the next harvest will come.

  • climate-driven drought, deforestation create devastating

    Climate-Driven Drought, Deforestation Create Devastating

    Honduras lost 30% of its precious forest cover decades ago to industrial logging, InsideClimate states. Now deforestation driven by palm oil interests and drug traffickers seeking to launder money through cattle ranching operations are doing the rest.

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    ANTH/LAS/POL 348 Flashcards | Quizlet

    the huge rise in outward migration from Central American nations has roots in the rise in violence as Mexican cartels are pushed southward. Many Central Americans feel they have no choice but to flee neighborhoods where even school age children fear for their lives on a daily basis.

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    Hondurans care for the Earth | Global Sisters Report

    palm oil: the product of the oil palm tree, it is used in food products, cosmetics and to a growing extent, in biofuels. The trees are productive, but expansion of palm oil crops comes at the expense of tropical rain forests and the endangered species that live in them.

  • internment camps for child migrants - counterpunch.org

    Internment Camps for Child Migrants - CounterPunch.org

    “Agribusiness was the biggest driver of violence as supermarket demand for soy, palm oil, sugarcane and beef provided a financial incentive for plantations and ranches to push deeper into

  • honduras: mb journey | we:rise

    Honduras: MB Journey | We:Rise

    HONDURAS . This is not a linear story with a simple path. This is a region with strong social movements relative to the rest of the world. Thus, it is a perfect illustration of the fact that Rising Up, Building Up, Standing Up, Shaking Up is not a perfect sequence.

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    On the Margin Blog | National Advocacy Center

    Representing the only office specifically charged with protecting human rights, she was saddened by the widespread poverty, violence, and corruption in Honduras. With almost 70 percent of the people living in poverty, it is clear that poverty itself is a human rights issue.

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