Cowboys vs. Indians in Nicaragua's 'Wild East'

As Nicaragua gears up for the elections that will determine whether the country sticks with the current trend for left-leaning Latin American governments, a largely unreported and increasingly violent struggle for control of communal lands dominates the lives of the Mayangna Indians of Wasakin, in the autonomously administered east of the country.

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Date: 24/04/2011

Countries:

Nicaragua

Categories:

Violence/Conflict
Indigenous Peoples
Land Rights

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