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

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Thu Dec 15 08:44:56 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

Location: Vine Street Community Center  339 Dudley St. Roxbury
Date & Time: Saturday December 17, 2016 11:30am-1:30pm
Info:censusgarifunayafro at gmail.com 
call: 617-858-6494

Flyer available at


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