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We denounce violence against Q’eqchi communities in Guatemala

URGENT ACTION : GUATEMALA: State must immediately stop the excessive violence against defenders of the Maya Q'eqchi' people in peaceful resistance against the illegal nickel project in El Estor. After twenty days of peaceful resistance against the illegal mining of their ancestral territories and the Guatemalan State's failure to enforce [...]

2021-10-25T12:40:26-04:00October 25th, 2021|Defense of Territory, Urgent Actions|

Press Release: Groups Denounce Attacks & Defamation by Swiss Mining Company Solway Investment Group in Guatemala; Urge Constitutional Court to Follow Precedent and Shut Down Mine

The same week that Global Witness names the Central American country the deadliest in the world for environmental activists, threats against Maya Q’eqchi land defenders opposing illegal mining in their territory increase.  Zurich/Berna/Washington/Berkley/Tatamagouche/Guatemala August 2, 2019 On July 29 Global Witness released a report which found Guatemala among the most [...]

2021-04-14T13:17:17-04:00August 13th, 2019|Press releases|

Audiencia en Puerto Barrios para poner en libertad a Mynor Padilla, ex-Jefe de Seguridad de la Hudbay Minerals (minera Canadiense) y CGN (Compania Guatemalteca de Niquel)

Ex-Jefe De Seguridad De Hudbay Minerals/CGN Busca Obstruir El Debido Proceso Penal 25 de julio de 2014 Mynor Ronaldo Padilla Gonzales, ex-jefe de seguridad de Hudbay Minerals/ CGN (Compañía Guatemalteca de Níquel) busca obstruir el debido proceso penal para fugarse de la justicia. El día 22 de julio de 2014, [...]

2021-04-12T11:29:44-04:00July 29th, 2014|General blog|

Denouncing harrassment and threats against Qeqchi plaintiffs in Guatemala related to lawsuits in Canada against Hudbay Minerals and CGN (Guatemalan Niquel Company)

Denouncing harrassment and threats against Qeqchi plaintiffs in Guatemala related to lawsuits in Canada against Hudbay Minerals and CGN (Guatemalan Niquel Company) Letter to: SEPREM (Secretaria Presidencial de la Mujer), Guatemala, from:Klippensteins Barristers and Solicitors, Canada ******* March 28, 2014 Licenciada Elizabeth Quiroa Cuellar SEPREM (secretaria presidencial de la mujer) [...]

2021-04-12T10:09:15-04:00April 2nd, 2014|Current Events in Guate, General blog|

Were They Murdered?

Were They Murdered? By Magali Rey Rosa, Prensa Libre newspaper, March 14, 2014 http://www.prensalibre.com.gt/opinion/asesinados_0_1101489859.html#.UyNBRP4Bnjs.facebook March 31 will mark the second anniversary of the tragedy in which Nahomy, Ángel and Juan Carlos, Biology students from the Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (UVG), died within the facilities of the nickel mine in [...]

2021-04-12T10:07:53-04:00March 24th, 2014|General blog|
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