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New pioneers or new antagonists? The cuevas of San Miguel

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In Granada, toward the Eremita de San Miguel el Alto, there is a small cluster that, at first glance, has the appearance of a slum. It’s the cuevas of San Miguel: an informal settlement that has the same long history of the city of Granada. Always been inhabited by marginalized people (Christians, Arabs, Gipsy), it is now at the center of a bitter clash between residents and institutional authorities that are trying to redefine a legal condition (through evictions, ordinances and closures) for places that have always been free.

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