Amnesty: Urgent Action – Communities Threatened by Mining in Guatemala

Via Amnesty International: Before 11 January 2012, Guatemala’s minister responsible for mining must decide whether to allow a mine in Santa Rosa department, southeastern Guatemala, to begin extracting metals and minerals. Local communities have not been consulted about the plans. The company planning to carry out the mining, Minera San Rafael S.A., is a subsidiary … Continue reading

Empobrecimiento, sin desarrollo, podría ser el resultado de la Mina Marlin de Goldcorp en Guatemala, revela un nuevo estudio

PARA DIFUSION INMEDIATA El 3 de noviembre de 2011   Empobrecimiento, sin desarrollo, podría ser el resultado de la Mina Marlin de Goldcorp en Guatemala, revela un nuevo estudio Washington, D.C. y Ottawa – El legado de la mina Marlin, propiedad de Goldcorp, en Guatemala “bien podría ser la devastación ecológica y el empobrecimiento,” dice … Continue reading

Impoverishment, not development, could be end result of Goldcorp’s Marlin Mine in Guatemala, says new study

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 3, 2011   CONTACT:  Jennifer Moore, MiningWatch Canada, jen(@)miningwatch.ca Amanda Kistler, Center for International Environmental Law, amanda.camigua(@)gmail.com Impoverishment, not development, could be end result of Goldcorp’s Marlin Mine in Guatemala, says new study Washington, D.C. and Ottawa – The legacy of Goldcorp’s Marlin mine in Guatemala “could well be ecological devastation … Continue reading