Trinidad & Tobago: Smelter protesters arrested

The Rights Action Group T&T blog, which promotes and documents the work of a group fighting against the construction of an aluminium smelter in south-western Trinidad, is reporting that two residents of the area, a member of the Rights Action Group and a university lecturer were arrested in the early hours of this morning. The report also states that “women are being pushed out of the way to allow workers from Alcoa and Bechtel” to enter the area.

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