La Paz breaks promise

Protest in La Paz today.

Despite pre-election promises to deny mining access to the Sierra de la Laguna Biosphere permits are being issued today which will allow mining to proceed. A protest is being organized by local residents who oppose the mine.

The Miners are negotiating with the municipal President Francis Monroy, as well as with some officials and corrupt regidores of the xiv city of peace.
(Excerpt: Author Arturo Martinez Villalobos.
Photo by Roxanne Sparks

Photograph provided by Roxanne Sparks.