URGENT ACTION: SHOOTING OF ANTI-MINING COMMUNITY LEADER OPPOSING GOLDCORP INC’s MARLIN MINE

THREATS AGAINST LOCAL LEADERS ESCALATE On Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 7:30 PM in the small community San José Nueva         Esperanza in the village Maquivil, municipality of San Miguel Ixtahuacán, Ms. Diodora  Antonia Hernández Cinto was shot. Two unknown young men showed up at her house asking for a place to stay. When they were … Continue reading

Human Rights Advocates Denounce Goldcorp’s New Plan to Improve Situation in Guatemala; Plan Lacks Real Action to Address Human Rights Abuses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 1, 2010 Washington, D.C.—Human rights advocates denounced Goldcorp, Inc’s plan to improve the situation at the Marlin mine in Guatemala because it allows for ongoing human rights violations. Yesterday, Goldcorp released a new plan for implementing the recommendations made in the Human Rights Impact Assessment (HRIA) that the company commissioned … Continue reading