Brutal, opaque, illegal: the dark side of the Tres Santos 'mindfulness' eco-tourism resort

Mahieux, Viviane
http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2987621/brutal_opaque_illegal_the_dark_side_of_the_tres_santos_mindfulness_ecotourism_resort.html

Publisher:  The Ecologist
Date Written:  29/04/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19406

A small fishing community in Mexico's Baja California is playing involuntary host to a gigantic tourism and real estate development. And while the branding of the Tres Santos resort is all about mindfulness, ecology and sustainability, the reality is one of big money, high level politics, and the unaccountable deployment of state violence against those who dare oppose it.