Gobierno debe tomar acciones en el área del Polochic, Alta Verapaz

 http://www.prensalibre.com/noticias/Gobierno-debe-tomar-acciones-Polochic_0_541145907.html Gobierno debe tomar acciones en el área del Polochic, Alta Verapaz Una investigación de la Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya, España, presenta que la presencia de grupos armados clandestinos en el área del Polochic, Panzós, Alta Verapaz, va “acompañada de la inacción” del Ministerio Público (MP) y de la Policía Nacional Civil (PNC). POR OMAR … Continue reading

Gobierno solicita a CIDH levantar medidas cautelares por mina

Prensa Libre http://www.prensalibre.com/noticias/politica/Guatemala-CIDH-cautelares-San-Marcos_0_518348307.html?print=1 16/07/11 – 13:01 POLÍTICA Gobierno solicita a CIDH levantar medidas cautelares por mina Las autoridades guatemaltecas, a través de la Copredeh solicitaron a la Comisión Internacional de Derechos Humanos (CIDH), levantar las medidas cautelares por actividad minera en San Marcos. En un comunicado emitido anoche argumentan que se solicita “la modificación de su … Continue reading

If Goldcorp cares so much, it should shut down the Marlin mine

If Goldcorp cares so much, it should shut down the Marlin mine By Ahni Jun 14, 2011 No Comments Views You would be hard-pressed to find a gold mine more strongly condemned by the international community than Goldcorp’s Marlin mine in the municipality of San Miguel Ixtahuacan, department of San Marcos, Guatemala. A view of … Continue reading

Making blood run ‘gold’: Mining justice organizers take on Goldcorp

rabble news Making blood run ‘gold’: Mining justice organizers take on Goldcorp By David P. Ball | May 23, 2011 “A carrion Death, within whose empty eye / There is a written scroll! I’ll read the writing. / All that glitters is not gold.” – Shakespeare As shareholders in the Canadian mining company Goldcorp met … Continue reading

Protest at Goldcorp’s AGM in Vancouver

Protest at Goldcorp’s AGM in Vancouver by Michael Scott on 19 May 2011 On May 18th, a sunny Wednesday morning, supporters of peoples affected by Goldcorp’s mining operations in Latin America held a vibrant demonstration addressing Goldcorp’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), taking place at the heart of Vancouver’s business sector. Demonstrators rallied outside the Pan … Continue reading

Guatemala: Gold and Conflict

Guatemala: Gold and Conflict If the Guatemala government were to suspend operations at the Marlin Gold Mine, it would set an important precedent and allow for real dialogue with the community. May 19th, 2011, Oxfam America Today’s guest blog post is written by Keith Slack, Extractive Industries Campaign Manager. This Friday marks the one-year anniversary … Continue reading

Goldcorp chief defends practices

Goldcorp chief defends practices Vancouver Sun May 19, 2011 Goldcorp president Chuck Jeannes defended his company’s mining practices at its Marlin mine in Guatemala at Goldcorp’s annual general meeting Wednesday in Vancouver, saying it is applying the same environmental and human rights standards as it does in mines in Canada and the United States. He … Continue reading

Protesters show mettle: Demonstrators disrupt AGM over operational ‘issues’

Protesters show mettle Demonstrators disrupt AGM over operational ‘issues’ By Susan Lazaruk, The Province May 19, 2011 Activists under the banner of the Mining Justice Alliance demonstrate at the Vancouver Trade andConvention Centre, protesting against Goldcorp’s operations in Guatemala. Photograph by: Nick Procaylo -PNG, The Province About three dozen demonstrators protesting gold and silver mining … Continue reading

Goldcorp president defends mining practices

Goldcorp president defends mining practices By Gordon Hamilton, Vancouver Sun May 18, 2011 Goldcorp CEO Chuck Jeannes Photograph by: Ian Smith, Vancouver Sun Files, Vancouver Sun Goldcorp president Chuck Jeannes defended his company’s mining practices at its Marlin mine in Guatemala, at Goldcorp’s annual general meeting Wednesday, saying it is applying the same environmental and … Continue reading

Activists square off against Vancouver-based mining firms

Activists square off against Vancouver-based mining firms By Derrick Penner, Vancouver Sun May 18, 2011 Activists are bringing their claims of environmental damage and rights violations against two Canadian mining companies operating in Latin America directly to the firms’ annual general meetings this week in Vancouver. Calling themselves the Mining Justice Alliance, they will be … Continue reading