http://www.kairoscanada.org/sustainability/resource-extraction/kairos-participates-in-study-tour-to-guatemala/study-tour-to-guatemala-blog/ Check out the blog that recounts the United Church of Canada Guatemala Study Tour. If you are concerned about the United Church of Canada investment in Goldcorp Inc., sign the petition to divest today: http://www.churchaction.ca/m_forms/view.php?id=10240
Crisanta Pérez lives very close to the Marlin mine in Guatemala. The Norwegian pension fund have made big investments in Goldcorp´s most profitable mine. It is repeatedly reported violations of human rights both from protesters and due to polluting water. For years Cristanta Pérez has been one of the community´s strong voices against the mine.
Today we visited communities in the department of Santa Rosa. On the road there, we were delayed by a “landslide” which had occurred the night before. Typical Guatemala experience! We were welcomed in Jumaytepeque by a large group, mainly of men, small farmers from 3-4 small communities in Santa Rosa department. A few hundred men, [...]
JOSH KERR http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/streetwise/lawyers-scramble-after-hudbay-decision/article13401128/ The Globe and Mail Published Thursday, Jul. 25 2013, 8:00 AM EDT Last updated Thursday, Jul. 25 2013, 8:00 AM EDT The landmark decision by the Ontario Supreme Court to hear a lawsuit brought by the victims and family members of alleged violence at a Guatemalan mine owned by Canadian mining company [...]