2015 Sector San Pedro begins to organise opposition to mining concession

The communities of Sector San Pedro began to organise and share information as news of mining concessions granted in Tocoa municipality spread and mining company EMCO made initial attempt to build access road into mining sites in Montaña de Botaderos National Park.  

Political Action Category / Categoría de Acción Política: 
Awareness/Coalition Building
Reference / Referencia: 

The Juridification of Resource Conflicts: Legal Cultures, Moralities and Environmental Politics in Central America, Interview by Dr Ainhoa Montoya with community members during field research, Tocoa, Honduras, June 2019.

ACAFREMIN, "Guapinol Resiste: Orígenes del conflicto minero en el Bajo Aguán, Honduras", dated March 2020, online: https://www.acafremin.org/images/documentos/Guapinol_ESP_Baja_Res.pdf

Accessed on date / Fecha de consulta: 
6 May 2021