Ven violaciones en derechos humanos por actividades mineras y extractivas

http://www.lahora.com.gt/index.php/nacional/guatemala/actualidad/170099-ven-violaciones-en-derechos-humanos-por-actividades-mineras-y-extractivas La Hora AMBIENTALISTAS: En el día en que se conmemoran los derechos fundamentales Ven violaciones en derechos humanos por actividades mineras y extractivas LUNES 10 DE DICIEMBRE DE 2012 13:43 ACTUALIDAD En el marco del Día Internacional de los Derechos Humanos, representantes del Centro de Acción Legal, Ambiental y Social de Guatemala (Calas) y del … Continue reading

New acts of repression target land defenders in Guatemala

New acts of repression target land defenders in Guatemala BY GRAHAME RUSSELL | DECEMBER 12, 2012   Change the conversation, support rabble.ca today. On December 7 and 8, 2012, there was yet another act of mining-related aggression against community members of San Jose del Golfo and San Pedro Ayampuc, 45 minutes outside of Guatemala City, who are defending their environment and community well-being. … Continue reading

When push comes to shovels: Fast-growing Goldcorp says it takes corporate social responsibility seriously, but words don’t always line up with actions

http://corporateknights.com/article/when-push-comes-shovels?page=show When push comes to shovels 3 December, 2012 Fast-growing Goldcorp says it takes corporate social responsibility seriously, but words don’t always line up with actions Written by Stephanie Boyd, Contributor Illustration Paul Roger Last year, Vancouver-based Goldcorp was removed from the Dow Jones Sustainability Index as accusations swirled of human rights abuses and environmental … Continue reading

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