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- COSTA RICA: Currency Intervention Predicted As Colon Surges Vs USD.
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- MUSIC FOR MONDAY: From SWEDEN / AZERBAIJAN : Eurovision Winner Loreen Sings "Euphoria."
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02 May 2012
GUATEMALA : 03 MAY UPDATE : 30 Day State Of Siege Declared In Huehuetenango.
After 200 armed people briefly took over an army outpost in Santa Cruz Barillas...the government declared a 'state of siege' in the province of Huehuetenago for 30 days...and sent troops 'to restore order.'
The mob got violent after a local man was killed.
They also set some buildings on fire.
Ar least...8 people have been arrested.
Indigena residents strongly oppose the building of a new hydroelectric plant there.