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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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12 December 2017

Guatemala: NGO and local media allege that activists detentions are due to their opposition to CGN/Pronico's mining project

Two land defenders were detained in Guatemala: in October, the fisherman and activist Juan Caal Suram, and in November, the journalist and human rights defender Jerson Antonio Xitumul Morales. Both are inhabitants of El Estor, Guatemala. A local media...

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12 December 2017
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Dos defensores de la tierra fueron detenidos en Guatemala: en octubre el pescador y activista Juan Caal Suram y en noviembre Jerson Antonio Xitumul Morales, periodista y defensor de derechos humanos, ambos vecinos de El Estor, Guatemala. Un medio...

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12 December 2017
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Pobladores de la localidad de Ixtacamaxtitlán en el estado de Puebla, denuncian que Almaden Minerals los ha amenazado y que incumple con los ordenamientos en sus actividades de exploración. ONG advierten que el proyecto minero puede traer daños al...

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12 December 2017

Mexico: Local community alleges Almaden Minerals is involved in land grabbing, threats; company responds

Ixtacamaxtitlan neighbors in the state of Puebla, denounce that Almaden Minerals has threaten them and that fails to comply the regulation in its exploration activities. NGOs warn that the mining project could cause environmental damages. The complete...

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12 December 2017
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Author: Compañía Guatemalteca de Niquel

...CGN /Pronico no formó parte del conflicto armado entre las fuerzas policiales y el grupo de manifestantes y por lo tanto de ninguna manera no puede ser considerado responsable de las consecuencias de estos actos crímenes que tuvieron lugar en El...

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11 December 2017
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Author: El Mundo (Costa Rica)

“Comunidad se opone a planta hidroeléctrica de H.Solís en Pérez Zeledón”, 28 de noviembre de 2017...

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11 December 2017
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Author: Inter Press Service

“El cambio climático amenaza ya al agro mexicano”, 11 de diciembre de 2017...

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11 December 2017

World’s first human rights investigation into corporate responsibility for climate change intensifies

Author: Greenpeace

The world’s first ever national inquiry into the responsibility of the fossil fuel industry for the human rights impacts resulting from climate change hits and important milestone in the Philippines on 11 December - one day after Human Rights Day (10...

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7 December 2017

USA: Court must dismiss Energy Transfer's suit against EarthFirst! as it is a philosophy, NGO says

Author: Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR)

" Trump Lawyers Attempt to Sue an Environmental Philosophy under Anti-Racketeering Laws ", 5 Dec 2017...

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