Mosquitia

Mosquitia,

region, Central America: see Mosquito CoastMosquito Coast
or Mosquitia
, region, east coast of Nicaragua and Honduras. The name is derived from the Miskito, the indigenous inhabitants and remnants of the Chorotega, who were never conquered by the Spanish. Never exactly delimited, the region is a belt c.
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Rural areas faced the most significant challenges, particularly in La Mosquitia, where indigenous peoples have been particularly affected by land dispossession and lack of effective legal protection.
Deep in the vast rainforests of Honduras, in a region called La Mosquitia, lie some of the last unexplored areas of the planet.
on oil exploitation in the [western] Mosquitia zone, are the most interested in being able to finish off social leadership."
It is a clear indication that this airstrip was going to be used shortly." The airstrip in question is known throughout Latin America as a narcopista ('Destruyen Narcopista En La Mosquitia', 2015).