Squatters in Caral?

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Squatters in Caral?

Post by circumspice » Sun Jan 03, 2021 7:39 pm

I just saw 2 articles about this in the news. Could this be true? If so, it's unbelievable. I couldn't find any other reports as yet.

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https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2021/01/ ... gists/amp/

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/ ... gist-caral
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Re: Squatters in Caral?

Post by Minimalist » Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:39 pm

Between Trump and covid it is hard to get any other news in the US.
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Re: Squatters in Caral?

Post by Simon21 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:42 am

Sounds accurate. Isn't it true in Mexico (Guatemala) that some archaeologists have to have heavily armed bodyguards? On a recent programme on military archaeology in Poland the archaeologists had barely broken ground when a group of suspicious vehicles suddenly appeared.

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Re: Squatters in Caral?

Post by circumspice » Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:06 pm

More about the squatters in the news:



https://phys.org/news/2021-01-oldest-ci ... tters.html
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Re: Squatters in Caral?

Post by Simon21 » Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:49 am

Bury them five metres underground? Surprisingly thorough.

The cause here seems clear enough as does the solution. Give the people land elsewhere or pay them for what they have lost. They are not squatting in pursuit of some mystical/political ideology, they are trying to provide for their families. Why not hire them as rangers as they do in Africa and elsewhere, give them a stake in the area.

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Re: Squatters in Caral?

Post by Minimalist » Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:49 pm

Money?

It's probably cheaper to shoot them.
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Re: Squatters in Caral?

Post by Simon21 » Sat Jan 30, 2021 1:49 pm

Typical comfortable westerner response! Bullets don't grow on trees FYI, and then there are the firearms, gun oil etc. It all adds up.#

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