Tag Archives: law suit

Gold: Why a mining company is suing El Salvador (CBC)

(Photo Credit: REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas) Click here to listen to CBC’s The Current on April 16 – the program examines Pacific Rim’s lawsuit against the country of El Salvador, which has denied the Canadian company permits to mine for gold in … Continue reading

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No Justice Anywhere: Supreme Court shuns survivors of Congo massacre linked to Canadian mining firm (Dominon)

Dominion Article by Arij Riahi on a failed court effort to hold Montreal-based Anvil Mining, (listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange) accountable for human rights violations in the village of Kilwa, Democratic Republic of Congo.   [From the article:] “Anvil Mining later admitted to assisting the Congolese … 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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Ramírez v. Copper Mesa & TSX (Website)

This website provides background and context about the Ramírez v. Copper Mesa & TSX lawsuit in which Ecuadorian campesinos who attempted to seek reparation for alleged wrongs within Canada’s court system.   [From the website:] Ecuadorians Lose Appeal in Lawsuit Against Canadian Mining … 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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