The High Cost of Silver and Gold: Deadly Consequences in Mexican Mines (Latino Rebels Article)

This article provides an outline and context relating violence that occurred during 2012, near Fortuna Silver’s Cuzcatlán silver mine.

[From the article by Jen Wilton:]

San José del Progreso, Oaxaca – In a small, dry town in the south-west of Oaxaca, Mexico there is a deadly political battle being waged over local resources. By all accounts the town has been split in two—those in favor of and those who oppose the Cuzcatlán silver mine that started operations in the vicinity in 2009.

The company responsible for the mine is Canadian-based Fortuna Silver and there have been incidents of ongoing violence, intimidation, and scuffles between the opposing factions since 2009….. Read the full article on the Latino Rebels site.

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