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15 January 2018

Peru: Ministry fines Petroperu over oil spills affecting livelihoods; Ombudsman’s office calls for an investigation into “poor management” at the firm

Author: Peru Support Group

“OEFA slams Petroperu over oil spills - fines it US$15 million” - 13 January 2018...

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13 December 2017
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Author: Red de Justicia Ambiental Colombia

“4 documentales cortos para entender el desastre de la mega minería en Colombia”...

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11 December 2017

So. Africa: Lawyer representing 30 000 mineworkers in silicosis case says deal with mines most likely final by end of 2017

Author: Pete Lewis, GroundUp (South Africa)

"Silicosis: we’re close to a deal with the mines, says miners’ attorney", 11 Dec 2017...

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11 December 2017

Zambia: Children residing near lead & zinc mining operations suffer ill health & development problems from lead contamination

Author: Chambo Ng’uni, Zambia Daily Mail (Zambia)

"Kabwe families grappling with lead effects", 9 Dec 2017...

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4 December 2017

Honduras: Allegations of labour rights abuses at Gildan’s factories ‘clash’ with subsidiary American Apparel's ethical claims, says NGO – Gildan disputes claims

Author: Noor Ibrahim, The Guardian (UK)

“The new American Apparel: claims of 'ethically made' abroad clash with reality”, 12 November 2017...

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20 November 2017
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Author: Actualidad RT.com, OCMAL

¿Por qué es el Perú el país con más conflictos mineros en América Latina?...

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13 November 2017

Nicaragua: La Isla Network reinitiates work to advance research & prevention of chronic kidney disease of cane workers

Author: Jason Glaser, La Isla Network (Nicaragua)

“La Isla Returns to Nicaragua to Strengthen Concepts for Global Focus”, 20 Sep 2017...

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13 November 2017

Commentary: Climate policies should address gendered impacts of climate change including effects on women's health

Author: Hwei Mian Lim, ARROW, OpenGlobalRights

"Climate Change Exacerbates Gender Inequality, Putting Women's Health at Risk", 6 Nov 2017...

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3 November 2017

Ecuador: Affected communities maintain their long-running claims of negative health impacts linked to Chevron-Texaco oil spill

Author: Upside Down World

“Ecuadoreans Won’t Back Down in Fighting Chevron-Texaco Over Amazon Oil Disaster” – November 1, 2017...

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29 October 2017
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Author: Nicolas Boeglin, Curso de Derecho Internacional (Costa Rica)

“A propósito de un reciente foro sobre la expansión piñera en Costa Rica”, 24 de Octubre de 2017...

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