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APG Mesoamerica voices concerns over increased violence and repression in Guatemala, as Canada benefits from the country’s rapidly deteriorating rule of law and democracy In late May, BTS and other members of the Americas Policy Group (APG) drafted a briefing note voicing concern over escalating violence and repression in Guatemala [...]
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APG Letter to Minister Garneau: Concern Regarding Undermining of Human Rights Ombudsman in Guatemala
February 17, 2021 The Honourable Marc Garneau, P.C., M.P. Minister of Foreign Affairs House of Commons Ottawa, On K1A 0A2 Dear Minister Garneau: We write you on behalf of the Americas Policy Group (APG) to express our concern regarding efforts of the government of Guatemala to undermine the [...]
Sixteen Canadian and US organizations send letter of solidarity to Ejido Carrizalillo, Guerrero, Mexico
Sixteen Canadian and US organizations send letter of solidarity to Ejido Carrizalillo, Guerrero, Mexico Saturday, April 05, 2014 Esteemed members of the Ejido of Carrizalillo, Guerrero, Mexico: Greetings from the below-signed Canadian and US organizations. We would like to extend our solidarity in response to your brave decision to halt [...]
Local Landowners of the Ejido Carrizalillo to shut down Goldcorp operations at Los Filos mine, Mexico following breakdown in land rental negotiations
Local Landowners of the Ejido Carrizalillo to shut down Goldcorp operations at Los Filos mine, Mexico following breakdown in land rental negotiations Local Landowners who are members of the Ejido Carrizalillo in the municipality of Eduardo Neri, Guerrero, Mexico have issued this communiqué stating that they will shut down Goldcorp's [...]
Another Color Revolution? The Deceptive Use of the Phrase “Peaceful Protests” in VenezuelaBy Steve Ellner Global Research, March 29, 2014 Url of this article: http://www.globalresearch.ca/another-color-revolution-the-deceptive-use-of-the-phrase-peaceful-protests-in-venezuela/5375800 The Venezuelan opposition and much of the media use the term “peaceful protests” to distinguish gatherings of protesting students and other young people from the [...]
Four Years After Submitting Evidence, Organizations Challenge Anti-Corruption Law as Ineffective Monday, March 10, 2014 (Ottawa/Toronto) Four years ago, nine Canadian organizations filed a complaintrequesting that the RCMP investigate Blackfire Exploration and its Mexican subsidiary for bribery of a foreign public official under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act [...]
http://www.mediacoop.ca/story/canadian-aid-honduran-oil/20987 Canadian Aid, Honduran Oil Ottawa funds set to encourage oil investment by SANDRA CUFFE Canadian funds are laying the groundwork for controversial oil activity. ILLUSTRATION: Daniel Rotsztain. LA CEIBA, HONDURAS—Oil extraction may be on the horizon in Honduras, and Canadian aid is helping set the stage. The Canadian Department [...]