Indigenous communities occupy Bonafont bottling plant in Mexico and other stories

Today we look at the struggle against water extraction and pollution by Bonafont in Mexico, anti-government protests in Thailand, and more

August 10, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the ongoing protests by local communities in Mexico’s Puebla region against water extraction by the Bonafont company; protests in Thailand against the government’s pandemic response and the continued demands for democracy; the new UN IPCC report on global warming; and the surge in Covid-19 cases in the US just as vaccination rates cross 50%.