Land grabs spark violence in Central America
Honduras’s murder rate was 90 murders per 100,000 people ― the highest in the world. What’s behind this ongoing surge in gang and drug trafficking violence?
The answer is multi-faceted but a key element has been overlooked again and again: Local elites and foreign corporations gained control over much of the land that could grow crops, forcing smallholder farmers off their land.
Source: Huffington Post