The video was crafted after Monica’s Return from an delegation visit to Honduras during the 2013 November elections. The delegation visit included meeting with community groups who defend women’s, indigenous and/or human rights. Alfredo Lopez, profiled above, is a Garifuna leader and member of OFRANEH (The Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras). His fight to defend ancestral Garifuna lands from unsustainable tourism, often fueled by Canadian investors, is similar to the stories portrayed in our documentary Amunegu. There are strong, autonomous communities in both Belize and Honduras who are facing these issues.
You can hear the full interview (in Spanish) at RCI’s website HERE.