A night with the cacica

An attempt to overthrow Ngobe cacica Silvia Carrera appears to have been soundly defeated as she receives massive support. No wonder, we say, after having met her a couple of times.

Ngobe fed up with ongoing construction of Barro Blanco

The Martinelli administration is using the San Lorenzo agreement as a shield to finish construction of Barro Blanco asap. However, your Bananama Republic attended various meetings in the comarca over the last days, and it became very clear that a vast majority of the population is willing to take to the streets again to stop the Barro Blanco dam from being built.