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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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Thurs Jun 20, 2013: Alert Fortuna Silver Shareholders to the high cost of ignoring human rights!

At the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. Thursday, June 20, 2013, 9 AM Oceanview Suite 4, Pan Pacific Hotel, 999 Canada Place (old convention centre) Vancouver Vancouver-based Fortuna Silver is operating the Cuzcatlán Silver Mine … Continue reading

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55 wounded, 80 detained in clashes at Canadian mine in Kyrgyzstan (Associated Press)

A news article reports that approximately 2000 people stormed Toronto-based Centerra Gold’s Kumtor mine facility. According to the article, local communities have been calling for the mine to be nationalized and the company to provide more benefits. The article details how company shares dropped, and a … Continue reading

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Gold and Democracy Don’t Mix – Eldorado Gold Faces Determined Opposition in Greece (MiningWatch)

MiningWatch Canada article on Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold’s controversial mining projects in Northern Greece. Article contains numerous links to more info, videos, and articles at the bottom.     [From the article:] Thursday, May 02, 2013 As Eldorado Gold holds its … Continue reading

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Urgent Action! Shootings by Tahoe Resources (Goldcorp Inc) Armed Guards in Guatemala (Rights Action)

Ebulletin received from Rights action, outlining how violence continues to escalate in San Rafael Las Flores, Guatemala, where locals have been peacefully resisting Vancouver-based Tahoe Resources’  Escobal project for two years. Tahoe’s version of events is here.  A protest is being … Continue reading

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Video: Welcome to Greek Eldorado (soshalkidiki)

Message from Greece to Vancouver about Eldorado Gold in their homelands, prepared specifically for the Vancouver and the Toxic Tour by the Coordinating Committee of Associations of Stageira-Akanthos Against Gold Mining, resisting Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold in Northeast Greece: Visit their blog … Continue reading

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Communities in Peaceful Resistance to El Escobal (Blog)

Communities in peaceful resistance to Escobal Spanish Blog with photos and updates from San Rafael Las Flores, the municipality where the Escobal mining project is located. In English, the title of the blog (and the sign) reads: “Communities in Peaceful … Continue reading

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