The killers of Berta Caceres had every reason to believe they’d get away with murder. More than 100 other environmental activists in Honduras had been killed in the previous five years, yet almost no one had been punished for the crimes. Bloomberg’s Blood River follows a four-year quest to find her killers – a twisting trail that leads into the country’s circles of power.
The first season of Blood River is over, but we’re not done with this story. We want to tell you what’s next for the show.
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Part 7: 'Berta Became Millions'
The deadline to put Honduran CEO David Castillo on trial looms, while international organizations seeking justice for Berta Cáceres target the government and its foreign lenders.
Part 6: The Defense
Prosecutors say a trail of text messages tie David Castillo to the plot to kill Berta Caceres. But David offers an explanation for all of these seemingly incriminating exchanges. And his freedom could rest on whether a court will believe him.
Part 5: The CEO
David Castillo has been accused of planning the murder of Berta Caceres. But he insists that everything you think you know about this crime is wrong.
Part 4: 'A Treasure Trove'
Investigators collect thousands of phone records – from accused gunmen, middlemen, and company executives – and reconstruct an alleged murder plot.
Part 3: May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016 begins with a series of simultaneous police raids that target a new cast of potential suspects. New details of the investigation emerge, and a journalist drawn into the story survives a day full of terror.