- Indigenous environmental activist Berta Caceres was shot dead inside her home
- She opposed a 2009 coup in Honduras orchestrated by the business elite
- Investment projects such as the Agua Zarca dam, which she fought, had little oversight
The nephew of Honduran environmental activist Berta Caceres, Silvio Carrillo is a freelance journalist and documentary filmmaker. His parents left Honduras after taking part in protests against the military there. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)The last time I spoke to my aunt Berta Caceres I was on my phone in a dingy conference room in the newsroom of the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. She was in Washington D.C. attending the Goldman Environmental Prize event.