Tag Archives: El Salvador

Pacific Rim Ramps Up Law Suit Against El Salvador

Pacific Rim’s announcement of a US $315 million increase in its law suit against El Salvador denounced by members of the National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining in El Salvador. Tell Pacific Rim to drop the lawsuit with The Blue Planet Project. … Continue reading

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Water is More Precious Than Gold Event

Water Is More Precious Than Gold Speaking tour with Vidalina Morales de Gámez March 11th | 7:00-9:00 pm YWCA – 733 Beatty Street Vancouver – Coast Salish Territories On Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/131516930359065/ Free Event – Accessible Space – Child Friendly This … Continue reading

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SOLIDARITY ACTION THIS MONDAY – El Salvador VS Pacific Rim

People in El Salvador have asked for solidarity in their continued resistance to Canadian mining. North – South Solidarity and Accountability for Vancouver Corporations! Come join us for a couple of click-click*s – A Photo Op! When :   THIS MONDAY … Continue reading

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MAY 12 (UNDER)Mining Justice Film Fest!

The other face of Canada’s Mining Corporations (Under)Mining Justice Film Festival Films that Dig Deep into Canada’s Growing Reputation as a Global Extractive Industries Bully It’s the eve of BC Mining Week. BC’s mining industry leaders will spend the week … Continue reading

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Video: Interview with Jen Moore of Mining Watch (Straight Goods News)

In this February 24, 2012, video report, Samantha Bayard interviews Jennifer Moore, Latin America Program Coordinator for Mining Watch Canada.   Jen overviews Canada’s history of inadequate regulation of its extractive industries, and proposed Canadian legislation Bill C-323 that would create … Continue reading

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Thinking twice about a gold rush: Pacific Rim v El Salvador (Article)

A legal perspective piece on Vancouver-based Pacific Rim’s CAFTA law suit against El Salvador   [From the article by Gus Van Harten:] Whether it concerns oil drilling or gold mining, sometimes a government, facing new circumstances, must change its mind. … Continue reading

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El Salvador’s gold fight goes international (Real News)

Newscast (with transcript) about Vancouver-based Pacific Rim’s lawsuit against El Salvador:   [From the  news report by Jesse Freeston:] After activists block their permit, Canadian company uses US trade agreement to sue Salvadoran gov’t. Five representatives of five organizations in El … Continue reading

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