Tuesday Oct 04, 2022

The Mayan Train: Extractivist Development, Militarisation and Division

Host Gemaly Padua Uscanga interviews Pedro Uc Be, poet, writer, philosopher and member of the Assembly of Defenders of the Mayan Territory Múuch’ Xíinbal. They discuss the Tren Maya infrastructure project – a 1,525-kilometre railway intended to boost Mexico’s tourism industry – and its social and environmental impacts on the lives of the Indigenous peoples residing in the Yucatán Peninsula. This podcast is in Spanish.

Audio production: Gemaly Padua Uscanga

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