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By Donald Lambro
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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Rebeca Lopez Reyes
When neighbors in the hills east of Mexico City saw backhoes ripping up pre-Hispanic relics for a highway, they did something unexpected in a country where building projects often bulldoze through ruins: They launched protests to stop the digging and demanded an accounting of what is there.
"This represents a possibility for the people to recover that part of Amecameca's history," said activist Rebeca Lopez Reyes, of the local preservationist group Guardians of the Volcanos. "We could find out what happened there, if it was evacuated or covered."