On the 3 December 2014, LAMMP presented a session at the annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva.
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LATIN CORRESPONDENT has published an excellent article by Camilla Capasso on the situation at La Puya in Guatemala.
Telesur has published an assessment of the recent Amnesty International report into mining in Guatemala, together with an analysis of the context.
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.
We have produced a gallery of captioned images with music about the resistance to mining in La Puya, Guatemala:
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.
In Colombia and Guatemala three rural and indigenous communities vote on mining projects and demand the right to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC)
A court in Ontario has ruled that lawsuits brought against Hudbay Minerals
We stand in solidarity with our Maya sisters and brothers in Guatemala and the families who have suffered the loss of lives due to violence on October 4, 2012. We express our profound concern and indignation for the events that took place in Totonicapan in the region known as Alaska …
IACHR Commissioner Dinah Shelton in her capacity as Rapporteur for Guatemala and Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples expressed deep concern for the high levels of violence against women reported in Guatemala. Commissioner Shelton is deeply concerned about the grave human rights situation affecting indigenous peoples in Guatemala, a …