Guatemalan Peasants Sue Canadian Mining Company Hudbay

http://www.theworld.org/2012/11/guatemala-mining-hudbay/ Guatemalan Peasants Sue Canadian Mining Company Hudbay BY LAURA LYNCH ⋅ NOVEMBER 30, 2012 ⋅ POST A COMMENT Rosa Elbira (Photo: chocversushudbay.com) A small group of Guatemalans from remote villages has made a long trek to Toronto in search of justice. Five of them are suing a Canadian mining company. They all claim Hudbay … Continue reading

Militar queda en prisión por asesinato de Adolfo Ich Chamán

http://www.prensalibre.com/noticias/justicia/Militar-asesinato-Adolfo-Ich-Chaman_0_784124821.html Prensa Libre 02/10/12 – 04:49 JUSTICIA Militar queda en prisión por asesinato de Adolfo Ich Chamán El Ministerio Público (MP) tiene dos meses para realizar la investigación y plantear la acusación formal contra el sindicado. CIUDAD DE GUATEMALA – Mynor Padilla, militar jubilado, quedó en prisión preventiva, por el asesinato del profesor Adolfo Ich Chamán, ocurrido … Continue reading

Assassinations and Gang Rapes associated with Hudbay Minerals Operations in Guatemala

http://toronto.mediacoop.ca/video/Hudbay-Minerals-Operations-in-Guatemala/11372 VIDEO posted on JUNE 16, 2012 by ZACH RUITER Assassinations and Gang Rapes associated with Hudbay Minerals Operations in Guatemala The Mining Injustice Solidarity Network held two events to call attention to “abuses perpetrated in Guatemala by Hudbay Minerals and its subsidiaries and contractors.” The abuses in question include “forced displacement, assassinations, gang rape, … Continue reading

Operan en el país 120 licencias mineras

Operan en el país 120 licencias mineras MEM afirma que explotación de metales ayuda al desarrollo; críticos no lo ven así   Julio Santos jsantos@siglo21.com.gt De todas las licencias de explotación autorizadas por el Gobierno sólo la de la mina Marlin, en San Marcos, está en operaciones. El titular del Ministerio de Energía y Minas … Continue reading

Shooting Victim Announces Third Human Rights Lawsuit Against HudBay Minerals

PRESS RELEASE Dec. 7, 2011, 9:04 a.m. EST Shooting Victim Announces Third Human Rights Lawsuit Against HudBay Minerals TORONTO, ONTARIO, Dec 07, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — “I’ll never forget watching the chief of security aim his gun straight at me, feeling the bullet hit, lying on the ground coughing up blood. I was terrified. … Continue reading