Northumbria University is inviting applicants for a Ph.D.
Open for Litigation: Will Latin-American Plaintiffs Strike Gold in Canadian Courts?
Twelve case-studies across three countries are described in Las Mejores (y Peores) Prácticas para la Extracción de Recursos Naturales en América Latina.
The Honduran police have threatened the Lenca community of Río Blanco, Intibucá.
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 …
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 …
The European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, has recognised the importance of supporting indigenous women and mentioned LAMMP’s project
In Colombia and Guatemala three rural and indigenous communities vote on mining projects and demand the right to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC)
In Colombia the grass-roots group “La Guajira Platform of Unity and Coordination” is organising an indefinite civic strike against Anglo American, BHP Billiton and Glencore Xstrata.
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples has visited Panama.