Tag Archives: San Rafael Las Flores

Photo Essay: Genocide Denial (Rights Action)

[Part of a photo essay by Grahame Russell of Rights Action, who is currently leading a delegation of North Americans to Guatemala in partnership with the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). The group has been visiting communities resisting violent … 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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International Organizations Demand Justice in Deadly Attack Against Opponents of Tahoe Resources’ Mine

Thirty six international human rights, environmental justice and solidarity organizations have signed a letter to Guatemala’s Attorney General demanding justice for the deadly attack against Alex and Topacio Reynoso on April 13th. The father and daughter are community leaders from Mataquescuintla, Jalapa, actively opposed to Tahoe … Continue reading

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EVENT MARCH 29: TWO NATIONS ONE STRUGGLE

Forum featuring: Marilyn Baptiste, council of Xeni Gwet’in, Tsilhqot’in Nation, speaking on Tsilhqot’in resistance to Taseko’s proposed mine at Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) Marilyn Baptiste is a member of Xeni Gwet’in, one of the communities of the Tsilhqot’in Nation, whose territory largely … Continue reading

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Tahoe Resources Mining executive in Guatemala gives direct orders to kill protestors (Guatemala Times)

“The investigation of the mining conflicts in San Rafael Las Flores, Santa Rosa, took a 180 degrees turn, after the Public Ministry submitted audio from wiretapping as evidence. In the audio it can be clearly heard how Alberto Rotondo, head … Continue reading

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State of Siege: Mining Conflict Escalates in Guatemala (Upside Down World)

Article published today about the escalating violence in Guatemala, near Tahoe Resources’ Escobal mine project. The article highlights how there is great reason to fear that the suspension of constitutional  rights under the State of  Siege leaves community leaders and … Continue reading

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Escalating Conflict and call for support from San Rafael, near Tahoe’s Escobal project (Xinca Parliament)

Update received yesterday from the Xinka Parliament near Tahoe Resources (Vancouver-based, partly owned by Canadian Pension Plan and Public Sector workers’ pension plans, and 40% owned by Vancouver’s Goldcorp) El Escobal Mine in Guatemala:   [Update and request for support:] A … Continue reading

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