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Erika Piquero

Erika Piquero is a bilingual writer and human rights activist, focused mainly on issues in Latin America. She has worked throughout Central and South America, and most recently worked as an international human rights accompanier for PROAH in Honduras. She is currently based in New York City, attending Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. She is pursuing a Masters in International Affairs, concentrating upon Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy.

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Who really benefits from Honduras' Model Cities?

The Honduran government’s website for Zones for Economic Development and Employment (ZEDEs) boasts promises of bountiful investment and employment opportunities. These ZEDEs, commonly referred to as ciudades modelos – model or...