Saturday, October 25, 2008

Road Block Explained

Otto found this article on what went down in Sicauni, the town between Puno and Cuzco where there were roadblocks earlier this week (which was why I was stuck in Puno). It seems that there's a new hydroelectric dam planned, and the campesinos are against it. Interestingly, 40 police were injured in a recent confrontation, yet only 10 campesinos were admitted to the hospital.

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