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  • Last month, it was Mexican preservationists who were objecting to a Wal-Mart being built, in their opinion, too close to a historic region near Mexico City.

    Now, it is Hawaiian groups that protested the opening of the biggest Wal-Mart in Honolulu, saying that human remains were found at the site during construction. Wal-Mart replied that it had handled the remains sensitively and properly, and that any delay in opening the store was unreasonable.

    Reports, however, say that the number of protestors was dwarfed by the number of shoppers who showed up at the store’s opening.

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