Dam Threatened Communities
5,000 Villagers Take Control of Military Base After Hydroelectric Dam Opponent Was Shot Dead
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/
Article by CorporateKnights.ca "Going Deeper Underground"
Not surprisingly, Goldcorp Inc. did not agree, at its annual general meeting in Vancouver (May 18, 2011), to a shareholder's resolution to suspend its "Marlin" mine in Guatemala, as ordered by the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR), an institution of the Organization of American States (OAS).
Concerning HudBay Mineral's nickel mining interests in Guatemala, it is our understanding that the bc-IMC has over $281,000,000 invested in HudBay Minerals and the CPP over $42,000,000. We write you now, as HudBay is about to hold its annual shareholder meeting.