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Olopa Residents Protest Alleged Clandestine Mining in Guatemala

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OLOPA, Guatemala

Some 400 residents of Olopa municipality in Guatemala’s Chiquimula department protested outside the municipal offices last week, accusing authorities of lying about works supposedly done to improve the water distribution system. The protesters said the work was actually for a mine.