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Mexican rights commission calls for halt to ‘Mayan Train’ tourism project

Mexico Mayan railroad protests

Mexico City, MexicoThomson Reuters Foundation Mexico’s national human rights commission on Thursday demanded the government halt construction of the Mayan Train railroad, saying non-essential work on the ambitious tourism project risked coronavirus exposure by vulnerable Indigenous groups. The government department overseeing the project said in response that it was taking necessary safety measures in building […]