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PPP Opposition Scores Victory

LADB Article ID: 52925
Category/Department: Central America
Date: 2002-10-24
By: LADB Staff

With no fanfare and scant media coverage, the Inter- American Development Bank (IDB) canceled the construction of a road early in October that would have split the Biosfera Maya, in the northern Peten of Guatemala, up the middle. The bank concurrently withdrew support for related projects among which was the construction of a 22-km road that would have linked El Naranjo in the Peten with tiny Tenosique in the Mexican state of Tabasco.

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