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Sipakapa is still not for sale…

Thursday, February 20, 2014 Sipakapa is still not for sale…Neither are San Rafael Las Flores, Nueva Santa Rosa, Mataquescuintla, Jalapa nor Santa Rosa de Lima. NISGUA: http://nisgua.blogspot.com/2014/02/sipakapa-is-still-not-for-sale.html In 2005, the communities of Sipakapa carried out one of the first community consultations on mining in Guatemala, taking a stand against Canadian giant, Goldcorp Inc., and sparking [...]

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Guatemalans protest Canadian mines in their backyard

Republished from Embassy Magazine. November 13, 2013 GDressed proudly in their traditional colourful clothing, Angelica Choc and Maudilia Lopez Cardona travelled from their Guatemalan villages to Parliament Hill to draw attention to what they say is an inexcusable price paid by their communities to Canadian mining companies. For Sister Lopez, a Catholic nun from the [...]

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