Demonstration against Mining and Increased Violence

In January 2012, more than 5,000 people from 17 municipalities marched against mining and the increase of violence in the municipality of Jutiapa. The march ended with an open-air mass officiated by two Bishops that are historical fighters against mining in the country.

Political Actions category: 
Demonstrations
Reference: 

Environmental Justice Atlas, "Cerro Blanco, Guatemala", dated 4 August 2014, online: https://ejatlas.org/conflict/cerro-blanco-guatemala

Accessed on date: 
24 July 2018