LANDS TO DIE FOR

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You may not have heard of the Garifuna people. They’re people with a unique culture who live mostly in coastal Central America. Descendants of runaway African slaves and local indigenous groups, they have their own language, religion and lands. But the Garifuna in Honduras say their land is under siege. Several of their leaders have been killed as they fight to defend it. Private investors and even Honduras' government are now after their land. Correspondent Gerry Hadden has our story.

WATCH: Lands to die for

Lands to die for: The Garifuna struggle in Honduras

Lands to die for: The Garifuna struggle in Honduras

You may not have heard of the Garifuna people. They’re people with a unique culture who live mostly in coastal Central America. Descendants of runaway African slaves and local indigenous groups, they have their own language, religion and lands. But the Garifuna in Honduras say their land is under siege. Several of their leaders have been killed as they fight to defend it. Private investors and even Honduras' government are now after their land. Correspondent Gerry Hadden has our story.

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WATCH: A tribute to the camera men

Americas Now: A tribute to the camera men

Americas Now: A tribute to the camera men

Camera men are nuts. But, truth be told, they are complete pros. Long days of filming and incredibly challenging circumstances - which change all the time - DPs Armando Guerra and Gavin Northover have earned the right to be nuts.

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EXPLAINER: Who are the Garifuna?

Who are the Garifuna?

Who are the Garifuna?

The Garifuna are a unique culture first brought to the Honduran region by slave traders and mixed with the indigenous Caribe and Arawak natives.

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EXPLAINER: What is a ZEDE?

What is a ZEDE?

What is a ZEDE?

An quick explainer on ZEDEs - model cities specifically built to accommodate needs of foreign investors in Honduras.

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