Tensions in San Marcos

Wednesday 13th January saw the second murder in three months of a leader in the campaign for the nationalisation of electricity provision in the department of San Marcos.

The murder comes following recent heightened tensions in the department, which culminated last month in the order of an "estado de prevención", an emergency measure in which several constitutional rights are temporarily suspended.

Read more about this story in my blog entry.

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