Waqib’ Kej: Press Release – Once again, communities violated by the repressive government of Perez Molina

ONCE AGAIN, COMMUNITIES ARE VIOLATED BY THE REPRESSIVE GOVERNMENT OF PEREZ MOLINA To read the original statement in Spanish, click here. On the morning of August 14, the community of Monte Olivo in Cobán Alta Verapaz once more had their rights violated. This time, a large contingent of police forcibly [...]

2021-06-02T13:52:36-04:00August 16th, 2014|General blog, Press releases|

“We don’t like Canadians.” By Stephen Law, originally posted in the Halifax Media Coop. Tale of indigenous-led resistance in Guatemala provides lessons for anti-fracking struggle at home by Stephen Law Resistence to industrial encroachment in Guatemala. Author Stephen Law sees similarities to the Maritime situation. (Photo: NISGUA - Network in Solidarity with the [...]

2021-06-02T14:06:59-04:00March 25th, 2014|Defense of Territory, General blog|

For Immediate Release: Tens of Thousands Oppose Tahoe Resource’s Escobal Project in Guatemala

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 (Guatemala City/Ottawa) Contrary to Tahoe Resources’ recent claims, tens of thousands of people oppose its Escobal project in southeastern Guatemala. Repression and violence have been the outcome of company and government efforts to install the project without social support. A recent high-court decision in Guatemala reinforces [...]

2021-04-12T18:20:03-04:00December 17th, 2013|Current Events in Guate, General blog|
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