Representatives from San Miguel Travel to Canada in Search of Justice

As part of an international campaign in solidarity with the communities affected by the Marlin mine and for the defense of human rights, Maudilia Lopez and Carmen Mejia of the FREDEMI coalition traveled to Canada in December of 2009. The tour was coordinated by the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) a Washington DC-based human … Continue reading

Guatemalan community leaders ask Canadian government to investigate human rights violations committed by Goldcorp Inc. at Marlin Mine

Ottawa—A coalition of community groups from San Miguel Ixtahuacán, Guatemala filed an OECD complaint with the Canadian government today, requesting an investigation into human rights violations committed by Goldcorp Inc. at the company’s Marlin gold mine. “The Marlin mine has divided our town, harassed protesters, and made us afraid for the health of our families,” … Continue reading