The current humanitarian crisis between this, officially “one of the poorest municipalities in the country,” and Chenalhó, is due to a territorial conflict that dates back to 1976 and reached its peak in a month ago in 40 years. On October 18, an armed group from Chenalhó attacked Chen Mut, burned nine houses and murdered Samuel Luna Girón. Then and in the following days, some 7 thousand people, a third of the population of the municipality, abandoned their homes and plots. An official census estimates that today there are about 4 thousand displaced people

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