Tag Archives: Mexico

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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Public forum | The Accountability Gap: Canadian Mining in Mexico (and beyond)

Wednesday, April 17, 7 p.m.  Vancouver Public Library, central branch, lower level, 350 West Georgia Street. Doors open at 6:30 pm for public reception / panel discussion at 7 p.m. Join us for a lively discussion on the impact Canadian … Continue reading

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Public Declaratio​n: One year today since murder of Bernardo Vásquez Sánchez in Oaxaca, Mexico (CPUVO)

For important insights into the conflict and violence that has arisen as a result of Fortuna Silver’s San José silver mine in San José del Progreso, Oaxaca, check out this article recently published by the mediacoop. (the following statement is … Continue reading

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