Golden Lie: Resistance against mining in Guatemala

“They lied to us, the gold man and the ministry of energy and mines lied to us about the project. They said we were crazy, that nothing was going to happen but we just found out about one year and a half ago that they would come here, what is more that there are 14 other projects going ahead too.”

So states Milton Carrera in an interview with Lyda Fernanda Forero published on the TNI website.

The communities of San José del Golfo and San Pedro de Ayanpuc realised that the company was planning to drill on their territories and started to demand answers from the company and government.

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Categories: Environment, Land


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