South America's Deadly Water Wars

By Michael Smith - 2013-02-13T12:53:59Z

Photograph by Gabriel Rinaldi

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Hunger Strike

Juan Villalobos went on an 81-day hunger strike with 10 other people to protest construction of the Los Pelambres tailings dam near his Caimanes home. Now water is rationed in town and surrounding fields have dried up.

Click here to read more about South America's water wars in the March 2013 issue of Bloomberg Markets.

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