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28 Jun 2016

Mexico: Cirque du Soleil & Grupo Vidanta tourist complex will have negative impacts on livelihoods, environment & land tenure, according to locals

Media denounced alleged negative social and environmental impacts of Grupo Vidanta in Natyarit and Jalisco, Mexico. They also point out to the construction of a thematic park of Grupo Vidanta and Cirque du Soleil that would have negative impacts on the environment and the livelihoods of the local population.The article also denounces irregularities in the land acquisitions.

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Grupo Vidanta and Cirque du Soleil to respond to these allegations; Grupo Vidanta response is available here. Cirque du Soleil referred us to Grupo Vidanta response.