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Army shoots dead seven indigenous protesting rising electricity bills from ENERGUATE

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dc.contributor.author Reynolds, Louisa
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-09T23:42:47Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-09T23:42:47Z
dc.date.issued 2012-11-08
dc.identifier.citation Reynolds, L. (2012, November 8). Army shoots dead seven indigenous protesting rising electricity bills from ENERGUATE. NotiCen 16(40):1-2. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1089-1560
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1928/21513
dc.description Article re-posted as a PDF document with permission from the publisher as part of an Institutional Repository collection to aggregate Latin American energy policy, dialogue, white papers, reports, and educational materials. en_US
dc.description.abstract This article describes the confrontation that occurred between indigenous K'iche Maya protesters and members of the police and armed forces that ended in the death of seven of the protesters. The protesters were contesting energy price hikes as well as unmet demands for street lighting. The article also highlights the responses of various government officials, including Interior Minister Mauricio López Bonilla and Foreign Minister Harold Caballeros, who has come under fire for his insensitive comments about the event. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher NotiCen - Latin America Data Base en_US
dc.subject Central America en_US
dc.subject Guatemala en_US
dc.subject Totonicapán en_US
dc.subject Mayan K'iche en_US
dc.subject indigenous en_US
dc.subject energy en_US
dc.subject electricity en_US
dc.subject costs en_US
dc.subject prices en_US
dc.subject ENERGUATE en_US
dc.subject Comisión Nacional de Energía Eléctrica en_US
dc.subject protests en_US
dc.subject violence en_US
dc.subject Otto Pérez Molina en_US
dc.subject Mauricio López Bonilla en_US
dc.subject confrontation en_US
dc.subject human rights en_US
dc.subject Rigoberta Menchú en_US
dc.subject Harold Caballeros en_US
dc.title Army shoots dead seven indigenous protesting rising electricity bills from ENERGUATE en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.url http://ladb.unm.edu/noticen/2012/11/08-078803 en_US


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