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Water is More Precious Than Gold Event

Water Is More Precious Than Gold Speaking tour with Vidalina Morales de Gámez March 11th | 7:00-9:00 pm YWCA – 733 Beatty Street Vancouver – Coast Salish Territories On Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/131516930359065/ Free Event – Accessible Space – Child Friendly This … Continue reading

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Sat. Mar 9, 2013: International Women’s Day Rally

International Women’s Day Rally 2013 Vancouver Art Gallery – Robson St. Saturday March 9 – 12:00 Women at the Forefront of Emancipation: Resisting Structural Violence and Exploitation! On International Women’s Day we raise our fists in solidarity with women struggling for emancipation.  … 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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Dirty Metals: Mining Communities and the Environment (Earthworks & Oxfam)

This detailed 30 page 2004 report outlines a variety of environmental concerns related to metals mining, and includes discussion of cases from all over the world, including those of mines owned by Vancouver-based Goldcorp (owner of Glamis), Placer-Dome (now Barrick) and Turquoise Hill … Continue reading

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