Climate change and environment justice
British experts in acid mine drainage carried out a study for the Catholic Overseas Development Agency (CAFOD) headquartered in London, and uncovered official documents demonstrating water contamination caused by the Minerales Entremares company of Honduras, a subsidiary of the Canadian mining company, Goldcorp. The company must now agree to long-term monitoring of the site to prevent acid mine drainage and erosion problems in the future.
The Council of Canadians joins Rights Action and the community of San Miguel Ixtahuacan in calling for the immediate closure of Goldcorp's controversial Marlin Mine in Guatemala.
4 Campesinos Killed, August 20th and 21st, Following on Massacre of 11 People, August 14th and 15th
CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER HARPER GREETED IN HONDURAS BY RESISTANCE TO THE CANADIAN-HONDURAN "FREE TRADE" AGREEMENT
An article about on-going clashes and killings in Honduras' endless situation of poverty and exploitation, of the wealthy sectors illegally forcing the poor from their lands, and of State and private sector paramilitary repression and impunity.