Guatemala mine 'exploiting' locals

Residents say toxic waste from Canadian-own mine is making children sick.

    Rights activists and residents have accused the Canadian owners of Guatemala's largest gold mine of exploiting local communities.

    Most worrying, they say, is the use of highly toxic cyanide to separate gold particles from the rock.

    Some residents claim that dangerous waste from the mine is making their children sick.

    Al Jazeera’s David Mercer reports from San Miguel Ixtahuacan.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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