And the criminalization of opponents as Last Database vandals and "tire burners." All this is facilitated by the level of media access available to the elites – in this case, the Atala family –: exposure in the mainstream media, websites, local propaganda, paid programs, etc. Fifth, Last Database research highlights the elites' links to parties and the election of candidates. The ties of these families –among which is the Atala– with the political parties are Last Database known. After the 2009 coup d'état, the Honduras Is Open for Business event , promoted by the aforementioned families.
Allowed the distribution of the country's natural resources Last Database like spoils of war, including Río Blanco. Another expression of these resources is the exchange of favors between the elite and politicians at the local level: mayors or deputies who support the projects of the elite and receive some kind of economic leverage in return. Sixth, the Last Database national and international institutional links are highlighted. Among them, the approval in the National Congress of the concessions, obtaining environmental licenses without the minimum requirements, protection from the Last Database Army and the Police, access to the Public Ministry and influence in the courts can be identified.
After the murder of Tomás García (the first to face the fight in Río Blanco) on July 15, 2013, Last Database Daniel Atala (son of José Eduardo Atala Zablah, one of the business leaders of the family, financial manager of DESA and accused of being one of the Last Database masterminds of the crime) wrote the following message to David Castillo (the link between the masterminds and the assassins who killed Cáceres): «The military killed an Indian. Should I have my old man talk to Arturo Corrales? [Minister of Defense between May 2013 and December 2014]». Castillo Last Database responded affirmatively and added "Pompey Bonilla [security minister from October 2011 to April 2013]... it's done... they're mobilizing people.