Community-led Development vs Top-down Development
Sponsored by Alliance for Global Justice and Task Force on the Americas November 8-16, 2014
As the current Honduran government imposes ruthless neoliberal measures supported by the US government including large-scale mining and other natural resource extraction projects, communities organize their own spaces and solutions in direct resistance to this economic model.
Join trip leader Karen Spring of the Honduras Solidarity Network and travel from San Pedro Sula to Garifuna communities on the Caribbean Coast, the breathtaking mountain department of Santa Barbara ( largest number of mining concessions granted and a LIBRE party stronghold) Marcala the heart of Honduran coffee country and Tegucigalpa the capital city. Cost: $950 does not include international travel. For information contact Chuck Kaufman, 202.540.8336 X6 or Chuck@AFGJ.org