Report: Advances in Escobal Mine Consultation Overshadowed by Constitutional Crisis in Guatemala

More than two years after the court ordered a consultation with the Xinka Indigenous people over the future of the Escobal silver mine, the process has yet to move beyond the first stage. Political and constitutional crises, as well

Interview with Byron Estuardo Paredes (PDH) on the ways mining violates Indigenous rights

The office of the Guatemalan Human Rights Ombudsperson (PDH) is accompanying the Xinka Parliament as it fights to uphold a Constitutional Court ruling ordering the Xinka be consulted on the Escobal mine.   On September 3, 2018, the Constitutional Court

Xinka Parliament Announces Breakthrough in Escobal Mine Consultation Process, Rejects Pan American Silver’s Bad Faith

On October 15, 2020, the Xinka Parliament announced that Guatemalan authorities have finally recognized their representatives elected to participate in a consultation on the Escobal silver mine. Along with other agreements, this breakthrough could allow the court-ordered process over

Public Statement: Communities from the Meseta region in Argentina tell Pan American Silver to get out!

Public StatementTo the Mapuche Tehuelche People and the general population We, the undersigned Mapuche Tehuelche communities of the central northern “Meseta” region of Chubut, once again express our profound rejection of mega-mining. Specifically, we reject the Navidad Project, in the

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