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Guatemala declares emergency in four towns to quell mining protests

News : The Coming Crisis (last year)

Guatemala declared an emergency in four southeastern towns on Thursday, suspending citizens' constitutional rights in an area where deadly protests over a proposed silver mine have erupted in recent weeks.Guatemalan President Otto P... Read Post

Guatemala: state of emergency declared as Army, police crack down after protests against Canadian-owned mine

Odd : Boing Boing (last year)

Photo: Troops entering the region around a disputed mining site, shortly after the declaration of a state of emergency by the government of Guatemala. Photo: Photo: Carlos Andrino. "Caserío los Lopez. Santa Lucia X... Read Post

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Politics / Australian Politics : Harry Clarke (last year)

Business groups oppose increased company taxes. Disabled citizens support the national disability scheme. Big miners oppose increased mining taxes. Labor savages Coalition policies. Coalition targets Labor policies. Families oppose ... Read Post

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