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An open pit gold mine in northwestern Honduras. The mine is located where the village of San Andres used to stand, but residents were forced out in 1997 to make way for the Canadian-owned mining operation. That company went bankrupt in 1999, leaving an environmental nightmare and scores of workers with unpaid salaries. It was later taken over by a new company, owned largely by Banco Atlantida, a giant Honduran banking group, but the mine’s relations to local residents haven’t been any better.