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Guatemala: Lives and livelihoods at stake in mining conflict

Headline Title:  Guatemala: Lives and livelihoods at stake in mining conflict 21 June 2012 A short drive north-east of bustling Guatemala City, a battle line is drawn in the mountains surrounding the gold mine in El Tambor. Since March, activists and members of the local community have held an ongoing protest against the mine’s development by Radius Gold, a company based in Vancouver, Canada, and its wholly owned Guatemalan subsidiary, Exploración Mineras de Guatemala (EXMIGUA). Some community members claim that they were not consulted about the opening of the mine and fear it will…

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