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February 2012

Mining in London

LAMMP will be speaking at an important event hosted by the London Mining Network at Westminster to launch a report on the role of the city in mining. UK Listed Mining Companies and the Case for Stricter Oversight Wednesday 7 March, 11am-12 noon, Room S, Portcullis House, Westminster, London SW1 …

Margarita’s case re-opened

A long-running court case of especial interest in Peru has been re-opened. Some time ago, we reported on the many twists and turns in the case of Margarita Pérez Anchiraica. We also have a striking 12-minute video interview with her (in Spanish, with sub-titles). Margarita’s story started in 1998 when …

Don’t Open-Cast for me, Argentina

The National Council for Indigenous Women in Argentina has issued a strong statement about the repression associated with open cast mining taking place in Catamarca, in the north of the country. CONSEJO NACIONAL DE LA MUJER INDÍGENA - Argentina Tel +54(11)4581-4501- E: [email protected].com.ar   www.conamiargentina.es.tl  Fundacion Decenium [email protected] PRONUNCIAMIENTO ANTE LA …

Mujeres del Agua national press coverage

The work of one of our groups in Venezuela, Mujeres del Agua, has been described in an article in Últimas Noticias, a national newspaper with a wide circulation. The article was written by Yolanda Jaimes, professor in law at the Central University in Caracas.