Guatemalan visits Montevideo as he uses community media to document the resistance of indigenous peoples
The YouTube video shows a line of women defiantly linking arms and blocking access to a mine while singing the Guatemalan national anthem. The leader of the miners being denied access can be seen venting his anger through a bullhorn at the young man videotaping the confrontation, allegedly threatening at one point to cut off his fingers and those of the others with cameras in hand.
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