World Bank’s Business-Lending Arm Backed Palm Oil Producer Amid Deadly Land War | Jean Boulle Luxury |
In Honduras, the business-lending arm of the World Bank aligned itself with a key player in a land dispute that has left more than 130 people dead, including Gregorio Chávez, a preacher who went out to tend his garden one day and didn’t come back. In the last decade, the International Finance Corp.’s lending and influence has soared, even as it has embraced financing methods that shield its investments from scrutiny.