VILLA CLARA, CAIBARIEN, March 29 (Héctor Trujillo Pis) - The "Ramón Ponciano" sugar mill has been pouring its waste in the Cangrejo river for over twenty years, killing all life in that river and in the Agabama, into which it flows.
Species such as tilapia, trout, "biajaca" and frogs are all but extinct as a result of the massive insult to the river. Farmers along the banks downstream also are concerned since they use the river to irrigate their crops and to water their cattle.
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