Worth Dying For

Worth Dying For The violent murder of prolific environmentalist Berta Cáceres last year shook Honduras. More Hondurans are killed per capita than anywhere else in the world for defending land and over 80% of cases go unsolved.
"We've been asked 'what will happen in Honduras...with these levels of corruption that have brought people screaming into the streets?'" acknowledges Juan Jimenez, of anti-corruption commission MACCIH. With native communities striving to save their land from developments, a rift has formed between locals and the political elite. "Our territory is life itself", said activist Margarita Pineda, "If we don't protect it, who will?"

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