URGENT ACTION: Call for investigation and company departure in response to recurring violence in area of Canadian-owned silver project

URGENT ACTION: Call for investigation and company departure in response to recurring violence in area of Canadian-owned silver project    On Sunday, March 17, 2013, at around 8 pm, the President of the Xinca Indigenous Parliament and three other Xinca leaders were abducted by a group of heavily armed masked men while on their way … Continue reading

Corte Constitucional de Guatemala niega justicia a pueblos indígenas afectados por la minería

PARA DIFUSION INMEDIATA 15 de marzo de 2013 Corte Constitucional de Guatemala niega justicia a pueblos indígenas afectados por la minería (Washington, D.C./Ciudad de Guatemala/Ottawa) – El 1 de marzo, la prensa nacional de Guatemala dio a conocer que la corte más alta del país declaró sin lugar, un recurso de amparo interpuesto por el Consejo del Pueblo Maya de … Continue reading