• Blockade at La Puya

    LATIN CORRESPONDENT  has published an excellent article by Camilla Capasso on the situation at La Puya in Guatemala.

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  • Rights at risk in Guatemala

    Telesur has published an assessment of the recent Amnesty International report into mining in Guatemala, together with an analysis of the context.

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  • Goldcorp mine halted

    Development by the Canadian corporation Goldcorp of a huge mine in Chile has been halted, the BBC has reported.

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  • Letter on violations

    We have written to the signatories of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights to express our grave concern about the continuing human rights violations against Máxima Acuña Chaupe in Peru.

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  • Consultation and Consent Confirmed

    In an historic resolution, a Guatemalan Appeals Court ruled recently that the government must take into account the right to free, prior and informed consent when granting mining licences on the lands of indigenous communities.

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  • Rights trampled in Peru

    The Irish organisation Front Line Defenders has published an in-depth analysis of the environmental situation in Peru together with a short video following a visit there.

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  • Peru’s dangerous environmental regression

    Al Jazeera has produced a comprehensive analysis of the current situation in Peru around mining and the environment. Peru has substantially pared domestic environmental regulations — arguing that this is necessary to attract investment.  

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  • Update on Máxima’s case

    LAMMP has produced a summary of the on-going struggle of Máxima Acuña against the Yanacocha mine. At the time of writing, Máxima is visiting Europe (the European Commission in Belgium, the United Nations  and other groups in Switzerland, and NGOs in France).

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Screenshot from 2014-10-25 12:29:54

Blockade at La Puya

LATIN CORRESPONDENT  has published an excellent article by Camilla Capasso on the situation at La Puya in Guatemala.

Screenshot from 2014-10-09 17:17:57

Rights at risk in Guatemala

Telesur has published an assessment of the recent Amnesty International report into mining in Guatemala, together with an analysis of the context.

Screenshot from 2014-10-08 21:11:03

Goldcorp mine halted

Development by the Canadian corporation Goldcorp of a huge mine in Chile has been halted, the BBC has reported.

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Leadership workshops

Indigenous women in south-eastern Venezuela have begun a series of leadership workshops.

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Project launch in Venezuela

We recently launched a significant project in Venezuela, funded by the Delegation of the European Commission in Caracas.

Screenshot from 2014-09-25 19:34:53

Letter on violations

We have written to the signatories of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights to express our grave concern about the …

sipa

Consultation and Consent Confirmed

In an historic resolution, a Guatemalan Appeals Court ruled recently that the government must take into account the right to free, prior …

Screenshot from 2014-09-01 19:03:08

Rights trampled in Peru

The Irish organisation Front Line Defenders has published an in-depth analysis of the environmental situation in Peru together with a short video …

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Malaria and mining

The BBC has a very good article on the relationship between malaria and mining in south-eastern Venezuela. “Both the government and critics …