• Society for Latin American Studies

    LAMMP attended the 50th conference of the Society for Latin American Studies recently held at Birkbeck, University of London, with the attendance of some 350 academics over two days.

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  • La Puya photo essay

    The excellent photo journalist James Rodríguez has produced another outstanding article, this time on the peaceful resistance at La Puya (Guatemala) against the El Tambor gold mine on its second anniversary.

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  • Canadian Social Responsibility

    A survey by the Canadian Centre for the Study of Resource Conflict found that Canadian companies have very little interest in issues linked to Corporate Social Responsibility. This lack of interest in CSR explains why a representative of a Canadian mining company made this remarkable statement:  “Our shareholders don’t care …

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  • Mercury pollution in south-east Venezuela

    A study recently completed by the ARA network in Venezuela has found that a significant percentage of the mining population in the Bolivar and Amazonas states are affecting by mercury contamination. The analysis also shows that there are high levels of toxicity in the air, water, sediment, soil, aquatic animals …

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SLAS

Society for Latin American Studies

LAMMP attended the 50th conference of the Society for Latin American Studies recently held at Birkbeck, University of London, with the attendance …

lapuya

La Puya photo essay

The excellent photo journalist James Rodríguez has produced another outstanding article, this time on the peaceful resistance at La Puya (Guatemala) against …

ccsr

Canadian Social Responsibility

A survey by the Canadian Centre for the Study of Resource Conflict found that Canadian companies have very little interest in issues …

Andris Piebalgs

EU Commissioner cites LAMMP

The European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, has recognised the importance of supporting indigenous women and mentioned LAMMP’s project

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Referendums in Colombia, Guatemala

In Colombia and Guatemala three rural and indigenous communities vote on mining projects and demand the right  to free, prior and informed …