Category Archives: Goldcorp

Goldcorp is a major player in global gold production, one of the world’s fastest growing senior gold producers. Since 2006, Goldcorp has owned Glamis Gold. Goldcorp also has close ties to Vancouver-based Tahoe resources; it owns 40% of Tahoe’s shares, and the two companies share many current or former executives. Goldcorp’s head offices are in Vancouver:
Park Place, 666 Burrard Street, Suite 3400
www.goldcorp.com

News Release: Murder of Young Assistant from Guatemalan Environmental Organization is Evidence of Escalating Risk to Human Rights Defenders

(Ottawa/Toronto/Vancouver/Reno/Washington/Guatemala) North American organizations are dismayed and deeply troubled by the execution-style murder of 22 year-old Jeremy Abraham Barrios Lima, assistant to the director of the Guatemalan Centre for Legal, Environmental and Social Action (CALAS), on Saturday in Guatemala City. … Continue reading

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Canadian Mining Harms Around the World: Criminal and Civil Law Reform Needed Now [TeleSur]

By Grahame Russell Source: TeleSur Canada does not have the laws or political oversight mechanisms – let alone the political will – to hold accountable our mining companies. Over the past 15 years or so, there has been a growing … Continue reading

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Book Review: More than a few bad apples (Jen Moore)

Jen Moore reviews the new book Blood of Extraction by Todd Book & Jeffery R. Webber: “Militarized neoliberalism” and the Canadian state in Latin America By Jen Moore Military responds to mining protest in Peru. (Photo by Thomas Quirynen and Marijke Deleu, … Continue reading

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Interactive map shows scope of natural resource concessions in Guatemala (NISGUA)

From Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala‘s blog: Those of you following NISGUA’s work on defense of land and territory over the past seven years may remember the story of how Goldcorp’s Marlin mine first gained access to indigenous … Continue reading

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News bulletins about Goldcorp Inc. (Rights Action)

Posts from Rights Action on Goldcorp Inc. activities in Guatemala: Contamination of Water By Goldcorp Inc. (Montana Exploradora) In San Miguel Ixtahuacan And Sipacapa, San Marcos: The INACIF assessment confirmed that the total nitrogen in the water discharge from the … Continue reading

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Welcome to Guatemala: gold mine protester beaten and burnt alive (The Guardian)

By David Hill (The Marlin mine in western Guatemala owned by Canadian firm Goldcorp. Photograph: David Hill)   “They took him and poured gasoline all over him. Then they struck a match and lit him.” Doña A – not her … Continue reading

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Court rules that Guatemala must recognize results of community consultations (NISGUA)

 Story and photos from the Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala’s (NISGUA) blog: In an historic resolution, a Guatemalan appeals Court ruled last week that the government must take into account the right to free, prior and informed … Continue reading

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Take Action: Urge U.S. and Canadian investors to divest from Tahoe Resources (NISGUA)

[The Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) urges concerned citizens to join them in a call for American and Canadian financial institutions to divest from Tahoe Resources.] On May 8, Tahoe Resources announced $24.8 million in first quarter … Continue reading

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May 1st, 2014 Action & Petition: Goldcorp Makes Me Sick! | GOLDCORP ¡ME ENFERMA!

Picket the Goldcorp AGM! May 1 – 2 pm In front of the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 655 Burrard St Vancouver, unceded Coast Salish Territories Organized by the Mining Justice Alliance Why picket Goldcorp Inc.? Among the world’s largest gold producers, … Continue reading

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International Organizations Demand Justice in Deadly Attack Against Opponents of Tahoe Resources’ Mine

Thirty six international human rights, environmental justice and solidarity organizations have signed a letter to Guatemala’s Attorney General demanding justice for the deadly attack against Alex and Topacio Reynoso on April 13th. The father and daughter are community leaders from Mataquescuintla, Jalapa, actively opposed to Tahoe … Continue reading

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