More people have been murdered by the Honduran dictatorship in the last days in the district of El Aguán. In detail:
Mariela Domínguez, age: 14, is being persecuted and threatened by Facussé's guards for months because of her father's activism.
Feb 6-8 - Armored military units marched through Rigores, Panamá and Tocoa.
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Feb 6 - Arrests of several MUCA* members: Vitalino Avares, Juan Ángel Rodríguez and Pedro Cerrano.
Feb 8 - Dionis Mártines, nephew of the president of a cooperative, was shot by unknown thugs, receiving several bullet injuries.
Feb 9 - Six of eight farmer cooperatives in Balfate were evicted by a combined action of military and private forces of Standard Fruit Co., dressed as Honduran troopers. Standard is now just a brand of Dole Food Co., directed by the guy pictured at the right.
Feb 9 - Tito Rodrigues, peasant leader in Marañones, was also shot, barely staying alive.
Feb 9 - Two guards of infamous capitalist M. Facussé were shot dead by thugs. It is believed that this killing was done in order to justify violence against peasants.
Feb 9 - A military vehicle showed up in a farm of Buenos Aires asking for peasant leaders and threatening that they will capture them anyway.
*MUCA: Movimiento Unificado Campesino del Aguán - United Farmer Movement of El Aguán, one of several activists peasant organizations leading occupations of lands irregularly expropriated to the communities in the past.