[act-ma] 12/17 Documentary on the struggle for rivers led by Berta Cáceres

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Mon Dec 12 08:49:09 PST 2016


Guardiana de los Ríos is a documentary produced by Radio Progreso and 
the Reflection, Research and Communication Team (ERIC-SJ) of Honduras. 
This documentary tells of the conflict in six communities connected by 
the struggle for rivers led by Berta Cáceres, an environmentalist killed 
in March of this year.

The documentary narrates the history of communities in the departments 
of La Paz, Intibucá (indigenous Lenca populations in conflict by 
hydroelectric dams in several rivers), Cortés (young people who defend 
the Cuyamel River of the second hydroelectric plant that intends to 
settle), Atlántida But they have declared their rivers suitable for 
human consumption), Santa Barbara (community leaders threatened to 
oppose hydroelectric) and Colón (communities that manage water and 
generate their own energy in a sustainable manner). And it presents the 
different points of view, of those who feel threatened, the 
entrepreneurs who own the projects, the municipal administrators and the 
authorities.

Location: Vine Street Community Center
Date & Time: Saturday December 17, 2016 11:30am-1:30pm
Info: censusgarifunayafro at gmail.com <mailto:censusgarifunayafro at gmail.com>
call: 617-858-6494




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