International delegation sends strong message to Goldcorp at annual shareholders meeting in South Porcupine, Ontario

International delegation sends strong message to Goldcorp at annual shareholders meeting in South Porcupine, Ontario   30 April 2012   On Thursday, a Colorado-based mine and environmental engineer, two Honduran teachers, and a Maya indigenous community leader made the long trip to Timmins, Ontario to participate in Goldcorp’s Annual General Meeting. Accompanied by several US and Canadian member organizations of the Coalition Against Unjust Mining … Continue reading

Delegación internacional envía un mensaje firme a Goldcorp en su asamblea anual de accionistas en South Porcupine, Ontario

Delegación internacional envía un mensaje firme a Goldcorp en su asamblea anual de accionistas en South Porcupine, Ontario Monday, April 30, 2012 (Ottawa/Toronto) El pasado jueves [26 de abril de 2012], un ingeniero de minas y medio ambiente de Colorado, dos maestros de Honduras y un dirigente de una comunidad indígena maya hicieron el largo … Continue reading

M4 RESOLUTION ON THE EXTRACTIVE MINING MODEL

M4 RESOLUTION ON THE EXTRACTIVE MINING MODEL     Mining companies invade our land and all of them, the majority Canadian,violate our fundamental human rights.  Throughout Mesoamerica, mining has displaced people from their homes and indigenous territories and has generated serious health problems in places like Valle de Siria in Honduras, San Miguel Ixtahuacán in Guatemala, and Carrizalillo in Mexico. In passing through our territories, the companies have poisoned springs and divided communities and families; they have deforested land, destroyed biodiversity and threatened food sovereignty in rural … Continue reading

Cast Your “Vote” – Guatemalans Shouldn’t Have to Pay for Goldcorp’s Mess

Your support is needed to help defend the rights of indigenous peoples living in Guatemala’s western highlands. The Canadian mining company Goldcorp could leave impoverished communities with a multi-million dollar bill to pay after it has extracted all of the gold from the Marlin mine. On April 26th, Goldcorp shareholders will decide if the company will post a … Continue reading

El pueblo guatemalteco no debería ser quien paga por los trastornos de Goldcorp, según accionistas

El pueblo guatemalteco no debería ser quien paga por los trastornos de Goldcorp, según accionistas 17 abril 2012 (OTTAWA, ON/WASHINGTON, DC) Varios accionistas entregaron una resolución a Goldcorp Inc en la que se le solicita a la compañía que se comprometa a cubrir la totalidad de los costos del cierre de la mina Marlin en Guatemala, y que revele … Continue reading

Goldcorp Asks Shareholders to Ignore International Consensus to Suspend Operations at its Marlin Mine in Guatemala

Goldcorp Asks Shareholders to Ignore International Consensus to Suspend Operations at its Marlin Mine in Guatemala May 19 2011 (Vancouver) After a year in which every major human rights body has called for the suspension of the Marlin mine in Guatemala, on Wednesday Goldcorp asked its shareholders to trust its judgment instead. Six percent of … Continue reading

Affected Communities from the Americas Demand that Canadian Mining Industry Respect Their Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 17, 2011   Contacts:         Amanda Kistler, Center for International Environmental Law – 604-220-4009 Jason Tockman, Mining Justice Alliance – 604-727-9081                         Affected Communities from the Americas Demand that Canadian Mining Industry Respect Their Rights   Vancouver, BC – Latin American human rights advocates are in Vancouver to testify about the … Continue reading

Boletín de Prensa: Comunidades Afectadadas de las Américas Exigen a la Industria Minera Canadiense Respetar sus Derechos

Boletín de Prensa martes el 17 de mayo de 2011 Contactos: Amanda Kistler, Center for International Environmental Law – 604-220-4009 Jason Tockman, Mining Justice Alliance – 604-727-9081 Comunidades Afectadadas de las Américas Exigen a la Industria Minera Canadiense Respetar sus Derechos     Vancouver, Canadá – Defensores de los derechos humanos de América Latina están … Continue reading

Actions Speak Louder than Words: A Critical Analysis of GoldCorp’s Human Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility Policies

Actions Speak Louder than Words: A Critical Analysis of GoldCorp’s Human Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility Policies, is an authoritative report released today by the International Human Rights Program (“IHRP”) at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law.  The report provides critical information to GoldCorp’s management and shareholders in advance of its AGM scheduled for … Continue reading

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mining Affected Communities Demand Goldcorp Respect Their Rights

Media Advisory For: Wednesday, May 18, 2011   Contact: Amanda Kistler, 604.220.4009, amanda.camigua @gmail.com Wyanne Sandler, 902.969.2869, btsmaritimes @gmail.com   Mining Affected Communities Demand Goldcorp Respect Their Rights WHAT:           Rally, street theatre, march and direct participation in Goldcorp AGM WHEN:           Wednesday, May 18 at 10am PST WHERE:         Pan Pacific Hotel, Crystal Ballroom, 300 – 999 Canada Place, and outside Vancouver, British Columbia – Community … Continue reading