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Open for Justice in Guatemala

Originally published in Now Toronto: http://www.nowtoronto.com/news/story.cfm?content=196486 By Rachel Warden Tanis Desjarlais, participant in the study tour. “What happened to Canadian compassion, to the Canada that accepted so many refugees in the 80s?” Nelly Rivera, from the Emmanuel Baptist Church in El Salvador, asked this question after telling us [...]

2014-01-31T19:47:15-04:00January 31st, 2014|General blog|

Guatemalans protest Canadian mines in their backyard

Republished from Embassy Magazine. November 13, 2013 GDressed proudly in their traditional colourful clothing, Angelica Choc and Maudilia Lopez Cardona travelled from their Guatemalan villages to Parliament Hill to draw attention to what they say is an inexcusable price paid by their communities to Canadian mining companies. For Sister Lopez, [...]

2013-11-13T18:00:31-04:00November 13th, 2013|General blog|

Globe and Mail: Lawyers scramble after HudBay decision

JOSH KERR http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/streetwise/lawyers-scramble-after-hudbay-decision/article13401128/ The Globe and Mail Published Thursday, Jul. 25 2013, 8:00 AM EDT Last updated Thursday, Jul. 25 2013, 8:00 AM EDT The landmark decision by the Ontario Supreme Court to hear a lawsuit brought by the victims and family members of alleged violence at a Guatemalan mine [...]

2013-08-13T09:43:21-04:00August 13th, 2013|Current Events in Guate, General blog|
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