For about one week the economy of Guatemala has practically been shut down by strikes. And there is no end in sight. Primarily the protests are against the ratification of the central american free trade agreement CAFTA with the USA. But many people in Guatemala want to also bring down the neo-conservative government.
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Midlothian resident John Moore, backed by around ten supporters, stood up to the sheriff officers sent by the Pentland Park site owner to evict him from his mobile home at Loanhead, on 17th March.