Local December 1, 2014 | 11:16 am

Hundreds march toward Loma Miranda in national park push

La Vega, Dominican Republic.-The grassroots campaign to get Loma Miranda declared National Park continued early Monday morning when Salesian priest Rogelio Cruz and led hundreds of people from La Vega on a march towards the site’s main entrance, which reportedly is still militarized.

"If the government wants peace, then do justice by declaring Loma Miranda National Park," reads one of the pickets carried by some protesters as the passed by the premises of the Santa Maria Radio station.

Cruz, the country’s most radical priest, has led the months-long campaign to create the national park on the site of Glencore Falcondo’s planned nickel mine.

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