Environmentalists, Natives Fight Guatemala Mine A grass-roots backlash by environmental groups and indigenous peoples against Guatemala's first modern-day gold mine underscores a growing debate across Latin America over whether gold mines bring enough economic benefits to offset the environmental costs.
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Environmentalists, Natives Fight Guatemala Mine

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Environmentalists, Natives Fight Guatemala Mine

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Environmentalists, Natives Fight Guatemala Mine

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A grass-roots backlash by environmental groups and indigenous peoples against Guatemala's first modern-day gold mine underscores a growing debate across Latin America over whether gold mines bring enough economic benefits to offset the environmental costs.