A view of the La Boquilla dam in Delicias, Chihuahua state, Mexico. Photo: EPA A view of the La Boquilla dam in Delicias, Chihuahua state, Mexico. Photo: EPA
A view of the La Boquilla dam in Delicias, Chihuahua state, Mexico. Photo: EPA

Mexico dam seized, troops deployed amid protests against sharing water with US

  • A 35-year-old mother of three has been shot dead in the stand-off, which has pitted the Mexican National Guard against protesting farmers and ranchers
  • The demonstrators and state officials complain that the government is diverting water to the US at the expense of drought-stricken Mexicans

Topic |   Mexico
A view of the La Boquilla dam in Delicias, Chihuahua state, Mexico. Photo: EPA A view of the La Boquilla dam in Delicias, Chihuahua state, Mexico. Photo: EPA
A view of the La Boquilla dam in Delicias, Chihuahua state, Mexico. Photo: EPA
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