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Elderly Mexican villagers cling to town, fight plans to flood land

22 Aug 2017

TEMACAPULÍN, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Abigail Agredano fears her 96-year-old mother would not survive being uprooted from their hometown in the highlands of western Mexico, where its 400 mostly elderly residents are battling a government plan to dam the nearby Río Verde.

FEATURE-Elderly Mexican villagers cling to town, fight plans to flood land

22 Aug 2017

TEMACAPULÍN, Mexico, Aug 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A bigail Agredano fears her 96-year-old mother would not survive being uprooted from their hometown in the highlands of western Mexico, where its 400 mostly elderly residents are battling a government plan to dam the nearby Río Verde.

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