Tag Archives: Honduras

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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Indigenous community in Honduras faces new threats

New mining conflicts have been emerging in Honduras, particularly since the approval of a Canadian-backed mining law passed in January 2013. Approval of this law lifted a nine year moratorium on new mining projects at a time when Honduras is … 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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Environmentalist and communicator from the Siria Valley, Honduras denounces threats (GOLDCORP related)

Environmentalist and communicator from the Siria Valley, Honduras denounces threats Monday, February 17, 2014 Translated from the original posted by Honduran journalist Dina Meza on February 14, 2014 in facebook: Carlos Amador, an environmentalist and communicator from the Siria Valley … Continue reading

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Urgent Action: Death Threat Against Mining Activist in Honduras

HONDURAS: DEATH THREAT AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER An environmental journalist has received a death threat after publicly condemning the environmental impacts of opencast mining and illegal logging in Honduras. Environmental activist and journalist Juana Dolores Valenzuela received an email death … 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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Investing in Conflict: Public Money, Private Gain: Goldcorp in the Americas (Report)

A detailed 28 page 2009 Rights Action report by Dawn Paley overviewing issues (community struggles, water resources, acid mine drainage, mercury, cyanide & tailings, mining regulation in Canada), case studies, and who benefits in relation to Vancouver-based Goldcorp’s mining operations.   [From … Continue reading

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