Lianne Milton

El Estor, Izabal, Guatemala

A plot of land farmed by a family from the indigenous Mayan Q'eqchi community of Nuevo Esperanza Tunico, surrounded by a palm oil plantation run by an agribusiness.

The family, one of 80 from three communities, resisted a court ordered eviction as Inversiones Cobra SA, a banana plantation and palm oil company, sought their land for agribusiness.

Eventually, the courts ruled in favour of the farmers, a rare success for the indigenous population in their land rights struggles.

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Lianne Milton
City
El Estor, Izabal
Country
Guatemala
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48.77 x 32.51 cm (300 dpi)
19.2 x 12.8 inch (300 dpi)
6.4 MB size on disk
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