TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - The Honduran government has confirmed it has evidence of plots to kill two Cabinet ministers.
Presidential communications director Bladimir Baca says the plots appear to target the ministers of agriculture and human rights. Security measures for the two ministers have been increased.
On Monday, land rights activist Rafael Alegria said he also had been informed of plans to kill him. Alegria has also increased his personal security.
Alegria has been involved in a land conflict in the Bajo Aguan valley, a fertile farming area plagued by violent fights between agrarian organizations and land owners.
The three alleged plots follow the Sept. 23 killing of prominent Honduran human rights lawyer Antonio Trejo Cabrera. He representad three peasant cooperatives in Bajo Aguan.
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