Son of Guatemalan Anti-Mining Leader is Assassinated, 3 Months following Father’s Protest at Goldcorp Inc’s AGM.

October 1, 2009 On May 22, 2009 Arturo Mendez Ortíz, Maya Mam community leader and two-time ex-mayor of the municipality of Colotenango in Guatemala’s Western Highlands, stood before the CEO, board of directors, and shareholders of Goldcorp Inc. to denounce their activities in Guatemala. Over three months later his 19 year-old son, Walter Mendez, was … Continue reading