Category Archives: Corriente Resources

Corriente Resources has headquarters in Vancouver (Richmond)
Unit S209-5811 Cooney Road, Richmond, BC
www.corriente.com

Desperately Seeking Sanction: Canadian Extractive Companies and their Public Partners (Halifax Initiative)

Article prepared for the ‘Global Capital, Global Rights’ workshop convened by SFU and UBC. The text discusses civil society efforts in support of Bill C-300, legislation that sought to create accountability mechanisms regarding the provision of government support to Canadian … Continue reading

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Broken Promises Fuel a New Wave of Anti-Mining Protests in Panama (Intercontinental Cry)

This February 5, 2012 article details the murder and injury of indigenous protesters following their opposition to a Canadian-owned mining project in the context of government breaches in environmental protections.    A petition calling for the protection of protesters is here … Continue reading

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How Good is Canada’s Word? (The Dominion)

This article details indiscriminate Canadian diplomatic support  for Canadian mining in Ecuador despite widespread local opposition and increasing tensions.   [from the article by Jennifer Moore:] Vancouver’s Corriente Resources is in deep in Ecuador QUITO, ECUADOR–“Companies should respect society and the … Continue reading

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