Tag Archives: Mexico

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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No Queremos la Mina! (video)

This video (in Spanish) features interviews with various community members from San José del Progreso who oppose Vancouver-based Fortuna Silver’s Cuzcatlán (Trinidad) mine. View the video on the website of Movimiento Mesoamericano Contra el Modelo Extractivo Minero (M4): No queremos la mina!

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Chronology of the conflict over mining in San Jose del Progreso (Rabble)

This November 28, 2012 article by Brent Patterson, provides a chronology of the mining-centred conflict in San José del Progreso. [From the Article:] The Blue Planet Project participated in a ‘Misión Civil de  Observación’ in San Jose del Progreso, Mexico last … Continue reading

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Rights group investigates Canadian-owned mine in Mexico (CBC News)

A November 25, 2012 CBC article detailing questions about the killing of Mexican activist Bernardo Vásquez Sánchez following his opposition to a Canadian-owned mine.   [From the article:] Anti-mine activist’s death tied to local divisions over project A gold and … Continue reading

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Preliminary statement: Observation Mission in San José del Progreso

A shocking report describing community disruption, division, violence, and reports which attribute these to Fortuna Silver’s Cuzcatlán mine.     [From the November 23, 2012 statement:] PRELIMINARY STATEMENT OF THE CIVILIAN OBSERVATION MISSION “JUSTICE FOR SAN JOSÉ DEL PROGRESO” November 19-21,2012 Introduction … Continue reading

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The High Cost of Silver and Gold: Deadly Consequences in Mexican Mines (Latino Rebels Article)

This article provides an outline and context relating violence that occurred during 2012, near Fortuna Silver’s Cuzcatlán silver mine. [From the article by Jen Wilton:] San José del Progreso, Oaxaca – In a small, dry town in the south-west of Oaxaca, Mexico there … Continue reading

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Murder of Anti-Mining Activists in Mexico a State Crime (Media Co-op)

Media Co-op about the tragic double murder of community leaders following their opposition to a mining project owned by Vancouver-based Mag Silver.   * Explanation of the term ejido:   in Mexico, the communal farmland of a village, usually assigned in … Continue reading

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Tensions Flare over Vancouver-owned Mine in Oaxaca (Media Co-op)

This article on Fortuna Silver’s Trinidad (Cuzcatlán) mine in San José del Progreso features comments by Bernardo Vásquez Sánchez, who was killed only a month later (March 15 2012).   [From the article by Dawn Paley:] It’s been almost three years since … Continue reading

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