Tag Archives: Mexico

Dec 12: Almaden Minerals out of Ixtacamaxtitlán! Solidarity Picket

  Vancouver-based Almaden Mineral’s Ixtaca Project is a gold and silver open pit mine, currently in its “advanced exploration” stage. The project is located in Ixtacamaxtitlán, in the Sierra Norte region of Puebla, Mexico—a region that many argue should be … Continue reading

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Press Release: Mexican Delegation Urges Canadian Government to Prevent Human Rights and Environmental Abuses from Canadian Mine

Excerpt from the Press Release issued by PODER: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, December 4 In Ottawa, Vancouver and Kamloops the delegation will advocate for closing the Almaden Minerals’ Ixtaca project to prevent irreversible harm to health, water and the environment. … 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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(EVENT) Community dinner with Wixarrica indigenous representatives from Mexico

Saturday, November 29, 5:00pm @ Dogwood Centre (706 Clark Drive)

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(Event) ‘Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians’ – Film screening

FREE Film Screening and Discussion On November 28, Wixáritari representatives will visit UBC, on unceded Musqueam territory, for a presentation of the documentary ‘Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians’. The director Hernan Vilchez and two Mara’kate (Huichol spiritual leaders), the father … Continue reading

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Urgent Action: Safety of human rights defenders in Colima, Mexico (MiningWatch)

Urgent Action: Mexico – Concerns for the safety and security of human rights defenders opposing mining activities in the state of Colima TAKE ACTION HERE: http://www.frontlinedefenders.org/node/27554/action Over the past year, environmental and indigenous rights organisations in the municipality of Comala, Colima State, Mexico, … 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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