Thousands displaced by Guatemala's land grabs

The government has promised to give land to thousands of people evicted two and a half years ago.

    The Guatemalan government has promised to give land to thousands of people evicted two and a half years ago.

    They were forced from their land to make way for sugar and palm oil plantations.

    But despite the government offer, hundreds of families remain displaced.

    Al Jazeera's David Mercer reports from the Polochic Valley.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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