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Rita Trautmann


last contributed to D+C/E+Z in spring of 2019 as a social anthropologist. She worked in Honduras for the German development organisation DED and has been active in Honduran human-rights work since 2011.  

All articles of Rita Trautmann


Climate of fear and violence

Honduras is among the most dangerous countries that are not currently at war


Hoping for a better future

Poverty, crime and poor governance are causing people to flee in droves from Honduras


Protesting youth

Honduran youth protest against poverty, lack of prospects, corruption and violence


No transparency

The presidential election has only aggravated Honduras’ crisis

Damaged democracy

Who cares about the constitution?

Juan Orlando Hernández, the president of Honduras, is keen on an unconstitutional second term

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