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Photo taken from a hotel room in the tiny village of Ahuaas in Honduras in the days following the 2012 US DEA massacre of villagers who were returning home by canoe for Mother’s Day. Ahuaas is only accessible by river or in the case of the military, by helicopter. The US never took responsibility nor did the US provide financial compensation to support the families of those killed or to those who were injured. The extreme and ongoing human rights abuses happening in Honduras are little reported in the US. Our staff considers this issue a priority despite the risk to journalists to openly report on the oppression and repression currently taking place in the country. As Honduras consistently ranks at the top globally for risks to journalists and journalist assassinations, we covertly enter and exit the country. The government of Honduras has in 2016 waged an escalated government-owned – along with a corporate-owned – media attack on international observers and international journalists that includes circulating photos and personal data believed by human rights activists to be collected at immigration. Despite these risks, and death threats we have received from anonymous sources in Honduras, we will continue to update our readers as we are able.