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Update and Resources of Resistances to Canadian Mining in Guatemala

By Lisa Rankin, BTS Co-Coordinator A lot has been happening over the past few weeks in Guatemala regarding community resistance to Canadian mining companies. Here I have complied some brief updates and links for further updates to keep folks informed. Please also take action following the link! As events are constantly unfolding, please check out [...]

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Fall Speaking Tours: Aniseto Lopez and Francisco Ramirez on Canadian mining in Guatemala & Colombia

Speaking Truth to Injustice: Canadian mining in Guatemala and Colombia with human rights activists Aniseto Lopez and Francisco Ramirez. Sponsored by Atlantic Region Solidarity Network, Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Solidarity Network and local sponsors! Francisco Ramirez Cuellar (more information here) is Colombian union activist, lawyer and survivor of eight assassination attempts. He will talk about [...]

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Crisanta Perez Tour Follow Up

Many thanks to everyone who helped make Crisanta Perez’s tour in Canada a meaningful experience. Crisanta is an indigenous Maya Mam woman who has been struggling for the past 10 years to make Canada’s Goldcorp Inc. accountable for it’s gold mine in her backyard. Events in Ottawa at the time of Truth and Reconciliation Closing [...]

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Tahoe Resources Continues to face Pressure in Guatemala and Abroad

February 3, 2015 Guatemala City by Jackie McVicar Today’s hearing to submit evidence in the criminal case against Tahoe Resources’ former head of security, Alberto Rotondo, was suspended until March 10 at 9am. Rotondo is accused of ordering private security to shoot 7 community activists who were peacefully protesting outside Tahoe Resources’ Escobal Mine in [...]

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Sipacapa Already Said No To Mining Exploitation

The People Of Sipacapa, Via The Mayan Council Of Sipacapa, Informs: (Translated by Rights Action) To all sisterly and brotherly peoples, national and international authorities, national and international social and human rights organizations; To the Ministry of Energy and Mines, the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources, the Ministry of the Interior; and To [...]

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