James Rodríguez of MiMundo chronicles another mining story, this time in the Dominican Republic. While at a distance from Guatemala, the company is the same – Goldcorp. Many of the images and stories are familiar to those already familiar with the ongoing rape of land and communities carried out under the ‘euphemism’ of resource extraction. We have regularly featured San Miguel Ixtahaucán
Global capital recognizes neither boundaries nor peoples.
“While the economic sectors deem it an economic blessing, the local population, environmentalists, and progressive groups strongly oppose it due to numerous social problems already underway and the potential to cause an irreversible environmental disaster in the Caribbean island of Hispaniola.”
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