Urgent Action: Suspend Operations at the Marlin Mine

–Versión en español abajo– Stand in solidarity with the communities of Sipacapa and San Miguel Ixtahuacán in the struggle for their rights against Goldcorp Inc.’s open-pit Marlin mine in Guatemala. In May 2010, 139 organizations signed a letter of international support urging the government of Guatemala to comply with the precautionary measures established by the … Continue reading

Human Rights Body to Hear of Abuses against Environmental Defenders

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 4, 2010 Human Rights Body to Hear of Abuses against Environmental Defenders Rising tensions in Mexico and Central America bring issue to a head Washington, D.C. – The Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), a leading non-profit organization that defends the right to a healthy planet, today announced that an … Continue reading