This town belongs to Roberto Suazo Cordova, the president of Honduras. The streets of La Paz are paved, though people in neighboring towns put up with rocks and ruts in dry weather and mud in the rainy season. The Suazo family owns most of the farm land around La Paz, and for six years, 40 peasants have squatted on 122 acres belonging to Anarda Cervantes Viuda de Suazo, the president’s sister-in-law, demanding that it be turned over to them under the agrarian reform law. “We were ...
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