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Local Communities In El Salvador Fight Gold Mining

ISSN:1089-1560
LADB Article ID: 51777
Category/Department: El Salvador
Date: 2006-03-23
By: Mike Leffert

The community of San Jose Las Flores in Chalatenango, El Salvador, is sitting on a gold mine. The discovery of the metal beneath their feet is seen by most here as a disaster in the making, however, and they want no part of it.

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