Tag Archives: La Puya

MJA picket outside Radius Gold (May 26)

On May 26, the Mining Justice Alliance held a picket outside the offices of Radius Gold in downtown Vancouver. Radius Gold sold the controversial El Tambor mine to US-based Kappes, Cassiday & Associates (KCA), however still retains a large interest … Continue reading

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Phone call to Kappes Cassidy regarding violence and invasion of heavy machinery at La Puya, Guatemala

Women of La Puya face off against riot police.  We need your help! Early this morning a convoy of heavy machinery showed up at La Puya and tried to enter the site of the “El Tambor” Mine in San José … Continue reading

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Townspeople being attacked in La Puya versus Vancouver/US owned mine right now

La Puya resistance to USA-Canadian mine in San Jose del Golfo, Guatemala, under attack by security forces right now. Numerous injuries, but most recent reports say people still holding the line against riot police trying to force heavy equipment into … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Mining, Repression, Resistance and Defense of Water and Community Well-being in “La Puya” (Rights Action)

[Part of a photo essay by Grahame Russell of Rights Action, who is currently leading a delegation of North Americans to Guatemala in partnership with the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). The group has been visiting communities resisting violent … Continue reading

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Call for an End to Police Intimidation and Eviction Threats in La Puya, Guatemala

April 18, 2014   Minister Mauricio López Bonilla Guatemala Ministry of the Interior Ministro de Gobernación 6ª Avenida 13-71, Zona 1 Ciudad de Guatemala Guatemala Fax:                       011 502 2413 8658 twitter:                @mlopezbonilla Transmitted via Electronic Mail:  fdeleon@mingob.gob.gt AND Kappes Cassiday … Continue reading

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