The residents of Temacapulin, in Jalisco state Mexico have had enough. After five years of resistance to the construction of El Zapotillo dam on River Verde, which would displace this ancient community, and despite the opposition of human rights organizations, the constructor and the government authorities have decided to move forward with the works. Read more
As part of the 3rd International Meeting of Dam-Affected People and their Allies, delegates from all parts of the world, together with members of Temacapulin community visited the dam and the center where the residents of this community will be displaced against their will, in Jalisco State, Mexico. Read more
Over 300 delegates from all over the world are participating in the 3rd Meeting of People Affected by Dams, which is taking place in Temaca, Jalisco state, Mexico. Real World Radio interviewed one of the participants, Soniamara Maranho, who explained the global context that led to the dam construction fever. Read more
Raquel and Maria del Jesus are both from Temacapulin, in the Mexican state of Jalisco, though the latter no longer lives there. This town is under threat by the construction of El Zapotillo megadam. Read more
Less than two weeks from the discussions that will take place in Temacapulin, Jalisco State, Mexico, at the 3rd International Meeting of Dam-Affected People, Real World Radio interviewed Carmen Diaz from the Organizer Committee. Read more
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