A dozen clamoring refugees, some with knife cuts and slashes, pelted me with fractured Spanish and Misumalpan
. "He kills all!" My cover unit was minutes away.
Extending from eastem Honduras to Ecuador, this territory has the Chibchan language family at its center, but includes also: Lenca, Jicague, Misumalpan
, Choco, Yurumangui, Timote-cuica, Jirajara, Betoy, Barbacoa, Paez, Camsa, Cofan, Esmeraldas, and portions of Carib, Maipuran (Arawakan), and Quechua.