Martha Honey is a Washington-based freelance journalist. From 1983 to 1991 she worked as a freelance journalist in Costa Rica. Her clients included the Times (London), The Nation, the New York Times, ABC television, National Public Radio (NPR), the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) radio. She is the coauthor with Tony Avirgan of La Penca: On Trial in Costa Rica, The CIA vs. The Press, and War in Uganda: The Legacy of Idi Amin. She has been the recipient of many honors, including Costa Rica's highest journalism prize, the Pio Viquez National Award for Journalism, presented by President Oscar Arias in 1989, and the Canadian Centre for Investigative Journalism award for best radio documentary in 1987.