Daily Archives: April 29, 2016

Viviane Mahieux Unveils The “Dark Side” Of Tres Santos

Viviane Mahieux has written yet another article (this time appearing on theecologist.org) covering the issues surrounding the Tres Santos development and the town/people of Todos Santos. As always, this is a very well done piece. You should read it.

A small fishing community in Mexico’s Baja California is playing involuntary host to a gigantic tourism and real estate development, writes Viviane Mahieux. And while the branding of the Tres Santos resort is all about mindfulness, ecology and sustainability, the reality is one of big money, high level politics, and the unaccountable deployment of state violence against those who dare oppose it.

Brutal, opaque, illegal: the dark side of the Tres Santos ‘mindfulness’ eco-tourism resort