“AS FIRM AS A TREE” – Diodora Hernandez Resisting Goldcorp’s Mine Expansion in Guatemala

October 25, 2011

“AS FIRM AS A TREE” – Diodora Hernandez Resisting Goldcorp’s Mine Expansion in Guatemala

A Photo-Essay by James Rodriguez

On July 7, 2010, Diodora Hernandez, a staunch anti-mining activist, was shot point-blank on the right eye outside her home in the small community of San José Nueva Esperanza – only a few meters from a fence that delimits Goldcorp’s Marlin Mine. One year after her miraculous recuperation, Diodora’s anti-mining stance and activism remains as steadfast as ever.

Read photo essay:
http://www.mimundo.org/2011/10/25/2011-10-as-firm-as-a-tree-portraits-of-diodora/

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