June 14,  2008 David Pentecost, "Usumacinta - New Threats and New Discoveries"

The return of plans to exploit the Usumacinta River for hydro power, and continued invasions by settlers and narco traffickers, have created new pressures on the ecology and cultural legacy of the Usumacinta watershed. Recently completed video reports explore the political and cultural forces at work on the southern border of Mexico.

Dave Pentecost is a television producer and editor with 30 years of experience in Mexico and Guatemala. He has produced reports on the archaeology and politics of the region for ABC, Discovery, and
 National Geographic.

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