Central America / Inequality
A Favela in Paradise

The crown jewel of tourism on Honduras’ Caribbean coast hides an uncomfortable truth. Unbeknown to most visitors, the only cay entirely inhabited by Garifuna islanders is a shanty town where residents live in dire need and in a nonstop battle against the sea, forgotten by the state and treated as a stumbling block for development.

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