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On Earth Day, Land Defenders Share Struggles for Self-Determination and Community Health in Guatemala and British Columbia

Online campaign launched in solidarity with peaceful resistance to Canadian mining project in Guatemala (Vancouver, Ottawa) On Earth Day, the global COVID-19 pandemic has many reflecting on the importance of clean water and a healthy environment. For Indigenous peoples on

New Map by Environmental Justice Atlas Reveals Patterns of Abuse at Canadian Company Pan American Silver’s Mines in Latin America

As Canada’s mining enterprises meet in Toronto, promising a path ‘from poverty to prosperity,” civil society groups launched a map revealing one company’s devastating impact on region stretching from Mexico to southern tip of Argentina. This new interactive tool—paired with case

March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

Plaintiffs Conclude Lawsuit with Pan American Silver over 2013 Shooting in Guatemala, Communities Reaffirm Opposition to Escobal Mine, Warn of Rising Tensions

(Guatemala City/Ottawa/Washington D.C.) On Tuesday, lawyers representing four Guatemalan members of the peaceful resistance to the Escobal mine announced the conclusion of the precedent-setting lawsuit against Tahoe Resources, recently acquired by Pan American Silver. The lawsuit, filed in the Supreme Court of

July 31st, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|


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