good article about Bankukut and the Chinese Canal proposal

Bankukut Canal Proposal article

For decades the Rama have been threatened by the eastern migration of the mestizos, Nicaragua’s majority ethnicity, who have been cutting down forests in the indigenous territory to build cattle ranches. Now the Rama worry this new threat — what the president of Bangkukuk called “the millionaire monster” — will force Rama people off the little land they have left, and scatter the last remaining speakers of their traditional language.

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