Mexico: The Agua Azul dispute

Orsetta Bellani, Latinamerican Press (Photos: O.B.)

From their vehicles, tourists stared in awe at the hooded Tzeltal indigenous people, who were sat on the edge of the road that leads to the Agua Azul waterfalls. Their machetes and facemasks were incongruous with the image of a quiet earthly paradise that is promoted by the state government of Chiapas.

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