About the Podcast
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.
About the Host
Monte Reel is an American author and journalist. His narrative nonfiction books include The Last of the Tribe, Between Man and Beast, and A Brotherhood of Spies. Reel's longform journalism has appeared The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, Outside, Bloomberg Businessweek and other magazines. His essays have been featured in The Best American Travel Writing series and the Pushcart Prize anthologies. He was the Washington Post’s correspondent in South America from 2004 to 2008, and previously he wrote for the newspaper in Washington and Iraq. His newspaper career began at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. In 1999-2000, he was awarded a Knight-Wallace Fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.