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caption: what is the issue/conflict? I chose Malecon Tajamar mangroves because is emblematic of the struggle to protect nature against a corrupted government, Mangroves are supposed to be protected by law. This mangrove area of 143 acres of mangrove forest was destroyed in order to build offices, apartments, shopping malls, and a huge church in the luxury resort of Cancún. When the project was dusted off again last year, activists responded with legal efforts to get it temporarily suspended. These included an injunction promoted by 113 local children that was granted in September but then lifted after a judge ordered the kids to pay 20 million pesos (just over $1 million dollars) in compensation to the companies involved. (Society against corrupted government) Activists were unable to prevent the clearing of the area that began at 2am on Saturday and finished around dawn. Bulldozers, cranes and dump trucks were protected by 140 state and municipal police officers sent to ensure that the protesters did not get in the way.

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