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Fishing Rights, Border Disputes Create Conflicts in Gulf of Fonseca

LADB Article ID: 55108
Category/Department: Honduras
Date: 1997-08-14
By: LADB Staff

On July 22, 1,500 Honduran fishers staged a march in Tegucigalpa to protest what they consider unfair and environmentally dangerous encroachment by competing economic interests in the coastal zones of the Gulf of Fonseca on the Pacific Ocean. Also at issue are the constant conflicts among the gulf's bordering nations El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua over fishing rights.

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