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The Privatization of Chile’s Sea

3 years ago, Written by , Posted in Articles, Media re-posts, Multimedia

A series of protests have erupted across Chile over the past year regarding a law that will impact the country’s fishing industry. Proponents say the law is needed in order to protect depleted fish reserves and ensure the sustainability of the industry, but opponents say the law seeks to privatize the Chilean sea and its resources to the benefit of 7 powerful families that control a handful of large fishing businesses – Posted in therealnews on October 18th, 2014.

 

Photos from the protests in July can be found here.

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