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Press release: Indigenous people call on Pan American Silver to cease local interference out of respect for consultation process in Guatemala

May 8, 2019 (Vancouver/Victoria/Ottawa/Tatamagouche/Washington, D.C.) Ahead of Pan American Silver’s annual shareholder meeting in Vancouver today, the Xinka Indigenous Parliament released a statement calling on the company to stop attempts to engage with communities outside of the court-ordered consultation process over the Escobal silver project. They insist that the company’s community relations taking place in [...]

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Comunicado de Prensa: El gobierno de Canadá incumple su promesa de crear mecanismo de control

El gobierno de Canadá incumple su promesa de crear mecanismo de control independiente sobre derechos humanos con relación a empresas  El Gobierno de Canadá fracasó el día de hoy en nombrar a una Persona Defensora para la Actividad Comercial Responsable (Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise – CORE por sus siglas en inglés) independiente con autoridad real [...]

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Canadian Government Reneges on Promise to Create Independent Human Rights Watchdog for Corporations Operating Abroad

For Immediate Release Canadian Government Reneges on Promise to Create Independent Human Rights Watchdog for Corporations Operating Abroad Ottawa, ON / Tatamagouche, NS / Guatemala City (April 8, 2019) – The Government of Canada failed today to appoint an independent Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE) with real powers to investigate abuses and redress the harm [...]

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Comunicado de prensa: Mayra Jiménez habla a través las provincias marítimas de Canadá sobre el incendio ocurrido en el Hogar Seguro en 2017 y sobre el movimento por la justicia de género en Guatemala.

6 de marzo de 2019 (Halifax) – Del 28 de febrero a el 9 de marzo, Mayra Jiménez del colectivo 8Tijax ofrece charlas en gira por las provincias marítimas de Canadá sobre la lucha en curso por buscar justicia de 41 niñas y jóvenes víctimas muertas en un incendio causado dentro de un hogar estatal [...]

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Press release: Mayra Jimenez to speak throughout the Maritimes on the 2017 Hogar Seguro fire and the movement for gender justice in Guatemala

Photo: Art exhibit honouring the 41 victims of the 2017 Hogar Seguro fire currently at Glitter Bean Cafe in Halifax February 27, 2019 (Halifax) - From February 28 to March 9, Mayra Jimenez of the 8 Tijax collective will speak throughout the Maritimes about the ongoing struggle for justice for the 41 girls and young women killed in a [...]

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