Fenómeno afecta la red vial

08/11/12 – 00:00 COMUNITARIO Fenómeno afecta la red vial El sismo violento que sacudió ayer casi todo el país ocasionó daños en al menos 10 carreteras, según reporte del Ministerio de Comunicaciones, Infraestructura y Vivienda (CIV). en el km 153 de la ruta Interamericana se produjo un deslizamiento que obstruyó la carretera. cientos de caminos comunales … Continue reading

Denuncian contaminación de afluente por actividad minera

Prensa Libre 15/06/12 – 17:13 COMUNITARIO Denuncian contaminación de afluente por actividad minera El Centro de Acción Legal Ambiental y Social de Guatemala (Calas) presento este viernes ante el Ministerio Público una denuncia contra la empresa canadiense, de extracción minera Tahoe Resource y su representación en Guatemala minera San Rafael. CIUDAD DE GUATEMALA.- Yuri Melini, representante de … Continue reading

Loretto nuns, allies lose shareholder vote involving Guatemalan mine

Loretto nuns, allies lose shareholder vote involving Guatemalan mine Thursday, May 3, 2012 By Catholic News S… By Michael Swan Catholic News Service TORONTO (CNS) — An American community of Loretto Sisters and its allies lost a shareholder vote that would have forced Canadian mining giant Goldcorp Inc. to set aside almost $50 million to pay … Continue reading

CAST YOUR “VOTE” – GUATEMALANS SHOULDN’T HAVE TO PAY FOR GOLDCORP’S MESS

Your support is needed to help defend the rights of indigenous peoples living in Guatemala’s western highlands. The Canadian mining company Goldcorp could leave impoverished communities with a multi-million dollar bill to pay after it has extracted all of the gold from the Marlin mine. On April 26th, Goldcorp shareholders will decide if the company will post a … Continue reading

“Only the Mayor Will Benefit from the Mine”

GUATEMALA “Only the Mayor Will Benefit from the Mine” By Danilo Valladares Children exposed to mining industry pollution in Peru. The debate on mining is raging throughout Latin America. Credit:Milagros Salazar/IPS Buy this picture GUATEMALA CITY, Feb 15, 2012 (IPS) – “No one will pay for the damages when work at the mine has finished,” … Continue reading