Social Conflicts Escalate around Hydroelectric Projects in Guatemala

Social Conflicts Escalate around Hydroelectric Projects in Guatemala

The CPO’s Lolita Chávez pointed out during the press conference that the indigenous communities have acted peacefully and democratically through collective participation in order to build up and strengthen the community organization and resistance in defending their ancestral territories and way of living. “We ask the international community to support the Mayan people of Guatemala in our fight for dignity and our lives,” said Chávez.

Read the article: http://upsidedownworld.org/main/guatemala-archives-33/4857-social-conflicts-escalate-around-hydroelectric-projects-in-guatemala

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