Third Worldwide Encounter

Several ayseninos are participating from the 1 of October in Temacapuln, Mexico, in the Third World-wide Encounter of Affected by Represas " Rivers for the Vida" that it will be developed until the 7 of this month in the Aztec locality. The trip of the delegation composed by Pamela Diaz, Hiplito Medina and Loyal Daniela was possible thanks to the confluence of efforts of International Rivers, the Citizen Coalition Aysn Reserve of Life, the NGO Ecosystems and the Grouping Wall Mapu of Aysn Port, to those who add Victor Formantel, Victor Hugo the Go’mez and Karem Cajales, who also concurred to the encounter. By means of the installation of positions of exhibition and delivery of material the participants will spread in such instance the threats that are hung over the Region of Aysn, in the Chilean Patagonia, by the projects of dams and electrical laying that as much HidroAysn as Austral Energy glide to construct in the zone, in which it sees itself like the beginning of the outpost of intervention of great part of the rivers of the zone. They will take the opportunity to interchange experiences and strategies to defend the territories and communities, since in the encounter will participate thousands of representatives of 64 countries. Within those who have visited stand includes the invetigador Patrick McCully, author of the book " Silenciados&quot rivers;. One hopes that to his return they share his experience with the settlers of the region.

Temacapuln is a locality located to the north of Guadalajara, in the state of Jalisco, where 600 people live. It was chosen as it soothes of the Third World-wide Encounter of Affected by Represas " Rivers for the Vida" , that International Rivers organizes, when being threatened next to the towns of Acasico and Palmarejo- by the flood of the dam the Zapotillo, that projects the Mexican State, to supply from water to the city of Leon, Guanajuato. This would mean the complete relocation of the three towns. On the general concept of I center, Victor Go’mez expressed that " the objective is to generate a global dialogue on the problematic ones of dams in world, and simultaneously to integrate to the different organizations and groupings around the defense from his comunidades". Original author and source of the article.