Costa Rican Families Removed from Land

Costa Rican Families Removed from Land

ICTMN Staff
7/18/11

In what appears to be the latest attack on Indigenous Peoples involving land claims issues, security guards of Italian businessman, Idolo Augustine Mastronei, violently removed a group of Bribri families in the Talamanca region of Costa Rica according to Intercontinental Cry.

The business man claims to have purchased the land in an auction, but the property is recognized by the Costa Rican government as part of the Kekoldi Indigenous Reserve.

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