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Eurasia Review

Eurasia Review
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:09:59 -0700

The community blames Hidro Santa Cruz for his death and the incident has heightened tensions between the q'anjob'al people, the company and the authorities. Repressive actions against community leaders opposed to extractive industries and large scale ...
 
Harvard Crimson
Mon, 11 Nov 2013 22:33:46 -0800

Mateo was an outspoken activist on behalf of his native Q'anjob'al people, a Maya group that lives in western Guatemala. In addition to campaigning against various acts of what activists termed environmental exploitation—such as a massive dam that ...
 
The Guardian
Fri, 17 Jan 2014 08:52:30 -0800

In a particularly contentious case in the north-western department of Huehuetenango, the municipality of Barillas – consisting mainly of the indigenous Maya Q'anjob'al people – has been protesting against a dam project. The area has been in upheaval ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Wed, 23 Oct 2013 23:01:45 -0700

In a particularly contentious case in the north-western department of Huehuetenango, the municipality of Barillas – consisting mainly of the indigenous Maya Q'anjob'al people – has been protesting against a dam project. The area has been in upheaval ...
 
Upside Down World
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 08:11:15 -0700

Santa Cruz Barillas, Huehuetenango – home to the Maya Q'anjob'al people – remains the site of ongoing conflict over the installation of a hydroelectric project owned by Hidro Santa Cruz, subsidiary of Spanish company Hidralia Energia. Construction for ...
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