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Resistance continues at Guatemala mine despite attack

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Sister Gloria writes from the La Puya resistance community at El Tambor mine near Guatemala City:

Sunday at two p.m. the Eucharist was concelebrated by 8 priests from different religious congregations, with the presence of many religious. It was an encouraging moment for the people who had a space to share what they had lived on Friday. Their courage is admirable because they are continuing their resistance. You can imagine what it was like being surrounded by the police.

Then on Monday at dawn four more heavy machines entered the mine site. Next Saturday there will be a vigil and on Sunday it will end with the Eucharist.

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The nonviolent blockade has failed, but the resistance continues.



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