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Fall Speaking Tours: Aniseto Lopez and Francisco Ramirez on Canadian mining in Guatemala & Colombia

Speaking Truth to Injustice: Canadian mining in Guatemala and Colombia with human rights activists Aniseto Lopez and Francisco Ramirez. Sponsored by Atlantic Region Solidarity Network, Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Solidarity Network and local sponsors! Aniseto Lopez, far left, and Francisco Ramirez, far right speak about the human rights abuses [...]

2020-03-13T16:30:19-04:00November 16th, 2015|General blog, Speaking Tour|

Crisanta Perez Tour Follow Up

Crisanta on the ferry from PEI to NS. In Charlottetown, Crisanta spoke along with Darcie Lanthier, of the PEI Coalition for clean water. Many thanks to everyone who helped make Crisanta Perez's tour in Canada a meaningful experience. Crisanta is an indigenous Maya Mam woman who has been [...]

2020-03-13T16:31:21-04:00June 29th, 2015|General blog, Speaking Tour|

Sipacapa Already Said No To Mining Exploitation

The People Of Sipacapa, Via The Mayan Council Of Sipacapa, Informs: (Translated by Rights Action) To all sisterly and brotherly peoples, national and international authorities, national and international social and human rights organizations; To the Ministry of Energy and Mines, the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources, the Ministry [...]

2013-12-12T13:31:49-04:00December 12th, 2013|General blog|

United Church of Canada Study Tour to Guatemala Blog

http://www.kairoscanada.org/sustainability/resource-extraction/kairos-participates-in-study-tour-to-guatemala/study-tour-to-guatemala-blog/ Check out the blog that recounts the United Church of Canada Guatemala Study Tour. If you are concerned about the United Church of Canada investment in Goldcorp Inc., sign the petition to divest today: http://www.churchaction.ca/m_forms/view.php?id=10240

2013-12-02T23:24:34-04:00December 2nd, 2013|General blog|

Crisanta Perez talks about Marlin Mine

Crisanta Pérez lives very close to the Marlin mine in Guatemala. The Norwegian pension fund have made big investments in Goldcorp´s most profitable mine. It is repeatedly reported violations of human rights both from protesters and due to polluting water. For years Cristanta Pérez has been one of the community´s [...]

2020-06-15T16:53:15-04:00December 2nd, 2013|General blog|

BTS Delegation Blog- Day 7 (Yvette)

Today we visited communities in the department of Santa Rosa. On the road there, we were delayed by a "landslide" which had occurred the night before. Typical Guatemala experience! We were welcomed in Jumaytepeque by a large group, mainly of men, small farmers from 3-4 small communities in Santa Rosa [...]

2020-03-13T16:44:45-04:00October 29th, 2013|Delegation, 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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