Siria Valley inhabitants, whose wellbeing was affected by their jobs at the EntreMares mining company [subsidiary of Goldcorp Inc] will protest next Wednesday at the Supreme Court, to demand compensation from the State for damages caused to their health.
Rights Action's response to a recent article: "Goldcorp looks to export relationship model in addition to gold from Eléonore project", by Alex Létourneau of Kitco News, published by Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kitconews/2012/03/19/goldcorp-looks-to-export-relationship-model-in-addition-to-gold-from-eleonore-project/
25 minute Al Jazeera doc-film. Argentinians are used to hitting the streets to start revolutions, fight for their rights or overthrow governments. But now people are taking to the streets to protect the country's valuable water sources up in the Andean mountains from multinational mining companies. This film is made from within the anti-mining activist movement and will follow three teachers that have defeated a Canadian mining company [Barrick gold] and are now mounting a campaign against a Chinese one.
Over last few weeks, Rights Action has distributed articles and reports about how Goldcorp Inc. has been covering up and/or denying any causal links to widespread and continuing health and environmental harms caused by its open-put / mountain-top removal, cyanide leaching gold mine in Honduras. Here is a 3rd story, previously reported on, previously ignored.
Report summary: "Searching for Gold in the Highlands of Guatemala: Economic Benefits and Environmental Risks of the Marlin Mine", By Lyuba Zarsky and Leonardo Stanley, Tufts University, September 2011
With "sustainability" like this, who needs human rights violations, health harms and environmental destruction?