Since hurricane Mitch struck Honduras in 1998, Canada has cast an increasingly long shadow over the small Central American country's economy and policy; a presence that has grown stronger since Honduras' controversial 2009 coup. The self-proclaimed peacekeepers have since built a stronghold over Honduras via investment in industries and support for the illegitimate government created in the wake of the coup. Canada?s relationship with Honduras is emblematic of its shifting position within the international community, as an imperial presence, establishing and expanding industries in the less developed country at the expense of local citizens and the environment.
Canadas Controversial Engagement in Honduras
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