03 February 2012

PANAMA / COSTA RICA : 8 Feb UPDATE: 2 Dead, 40 Injured As Indigena In Mining Protest.

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       Another death was reported as indigena people continued to protest proposed hydroelectric and mining projects...at Chiriqui near the Costa Rica border.
      So far...2 have died...with at least 40 injured...and 44 arrested...in the week long protest.
      For days protesters blocked the important Inter American highway...shutting down all traffic.
      Also about 270 Costa Ricans trapped on the Panama side...were finally released.