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Community referendum May 20 in Sacapulas, Quiché

This Friday, May 20, members of indigenous communities in the Guatemalan municipality of Sacapulas, Quiché department will hold a referendum to express their decisions regarding whether to permit mining and hydroelectric dam projects in their territories. The locally-organized referendum is … Continue reading

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Community consultation tomorrow in Santa Cruz del Quiché, Guatemala

Update, 25 October: Consulta results in unanimous rejection of mining and natural resource exploitation on indigenous territory.  James Rodriguez has published a photo essay on his blog MiMundo (in Spanish, English version here). Tomorrow, Friday October 22, residents of the … Continue reading

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