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15 Sep 2020 MEXICO CITY, Mexico
Two protesting farmers at the Boquilla Dam in Chihuahua, Mexico were killed by military police 9 September following altercations including stone-throwing, Molotov cocktails and occupation the dam’s control centre.The farmers’ protest has arisen as a result of plans to divert more water from the drought-affected region to the United States to fulfill “water debt” obligations accruing under a 1944 water-sharing treaty...
20 Jul 2020 MEXICO CITY, Mexico
This news article was updated 22 JulyThe head of the United States section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) issued a formal statement, 9 July, that Mexico is in violation of the 1944 Water Treaty between Mexico and the US, and requested immediate action to restore its obligations under the treaty...