On a tramp steamer off Central America are Mr. and Mrs. Sheppard, five prisoners en route to a Nicaraguan prison, and Corbett, an American carrying money for a Honduran counter-revolution. Denied permission to land in Honduras, Corbett releases the prisoners and with their aid hijacks the ship. They land, taking the wealthy Sheppards as hostages, and start the arduous trip upriver to Corbett's rendezvous, meeting jungle hazards
Long John Silver forces the Captain to bet his house in a cockfight. It's John's champion rooster, the Honduras Hurricane, versus the Captain's: a scrawny bird with a bad cold. The boys replace the sick bird with a violent baby eagle.
There are cases of exemplary people who, against all odds, go against the current. This film is the the testimony of women that work in the maquiladoras, which not only shows the dark real- ity in the working site, but also gathers the voices that have found a way to change the situation.
Based on the book by Jorge Montenegro, the film is composed of four segments of the famous fables: "El cadejo", "La sucia", "La fiesta de ánimas", and "La taconuda".
Portrays the violence of the coup d'etat in Honduras last June 28, 2009, making use of the voices of people resisting in the streets. Through commercials, news, real-time shots and interviews with Honduran scholars, the documentary puts in historical and political context the consequences of the capture of President-elect Juan Manuel Zelaya.