Category: Documenting daily life

Don Pedro, an environmentalist veteran, continues to defend Honduras’ western lands despite growing threats

Pedro Pinto, 67, has spent over half his life defending the environment in the western region of Ocotepeque, Honduras. In November 2022, two of his vehicles were burned by an unknown party, he suspects that they were enemies of his work as an environmental defender. In Honduras, protecting the environment is a deadly risk; between 2002 and 2014, 111 environmentalists were killed in the country.

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Indecency in the Open

Alexis Carrasco is sculpting Gallery, his other self. He has been doing it for ten years and is already an expert craftsman of the exhausting and painful work of momentarily transforming himself into a woman. First is the structure: foam rubber breasts, hips, and buttocks. That is the marble on which he sculpts his work.

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Una anciana damnificada descansa en un colchón dentro de un refugio construido con plásticos y trozos de madera en los bajos del puente frente al sector Chamelecón. San Pedro Sula, 21 de noviembre de 2020.

Covid-19 and hurricanes don’t affect us all equally

“What’s important is that you are okay and that your family is okay. Possessions can be recovered.” I have read and listened to these phrases aimed at people who still were paying for their houses, their appliances, or their cars. Possessions can be recovered? Really? Honduras is a country with a high unemployment rate.

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