News Update

Wed, 2015-01-28
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The bodies of three university students are being exhumed in Guatemala to undergo further forensic examinations into cause of death.  The three died under "mysterious circumstances" on CGN (Guatemalan Nickel Company) property just months after the Canadian company Hudbay Minerals sold CGN to the Solway Group. 

Wed, 2015-01-28
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Information about lawsuit in Canada against Tahoe Resources, Mining Watch letter to Canada Pension Plan, to divest from Tahoe Resources and How to support

Tue, 2015-01-27
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Article "United States Requires Prosecution of Military Officers for Human Rights Violations" from http://www.prensalibre.com.Translated for Rights Action by Rosalind Gill.

Thu, 2015-01-22
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Sign-On Letter concerning about assassination ff Juan Francisco Martinez, Lenca Indigenous Community & Environmental Defender in Honduras.

Thu, 2015-01-22
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Rights Action denounces that the World Bank is sponsoring the so-called "Conference on Sustainable Development of Natural Resources" in Honduras, a country that, since the U.S. and Canadian-backed military coup in 2009, has become known as "the murder capital of the world", and the "repression capital of the Americas". (See World Bank communiqué, below)

Sun, 2015-01-18
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Canadian and American Mining Companies and the World Bank Lining Up to Mine the Poverty, Misery and Repression of Haiti. Along with Guatemala and Honduras, Haiti remains the country with the highest levels of exploitation and poverty, lack of democracy, impunity and corruption in the Americas.

Sat, 2015-01-17
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Article "Mexican Students Didn't Just 'Disappear' - Describing them as 'missing' is missing the context" By Andalusia Knoll

Fri, 2015-01-16
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The violent, exploitative and oppressive situation in Honduras remains ... violent, exploitative and oppressive.  U.S. and Canadian government policies ("Free" Trade Agreements) and North American companies and investors are profiting from the poverty, violence and lack of the rule of law.

Wed, 2015-01-14
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"Despite the risk of boring those who believe they are not affected by metal mining, I feel I have to keep raising the thorny issue of mining, in the crazy hope that we will wake up from our lethargy and do something about the pain and shame caused by this industry in Guatemala."

Tue, 2015-01-13
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As the Canadian and American governments and mainstream media continue to ignore the situation of systemic 'Narco/Government' repression and impunity in Mexico, that has resulted in the killings and disappearances of tens of thousands of people since 2006, the Mexican people, including family members of the Ayotzinapa 43, continue their courageous work and activism for justice and for fundamental reforms to Mexico's 'Narco/Government' violence and repression.

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