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Guyana: Indigenous peoples denounce threats to their livelihoods related to mining & illegal deforestation
Author: Forest peoples
“Wapichan people expose rights violations and growing threats to their forest and communities from mining and illegal resource use” - 19 September 2017...
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Guyana: Trade union to sue Guyana Sugar Corporation over denial of severance payments to sugar cane workers
Author: Stabroek News (Guyana)
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Guyana: NGO report highlights main causes underlying forest industry conflicts with indigenous Amerindian peoples
A report by Forest Peoples mentions how FPIC processes as well as overlapping of legislation represent a real challenge to Amerindian indigenous peoples' rights in Guyana. It refers to Bai Shan Lin and its branch Kwebanna Wood Products company.
Author: Forest Peoples.org
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Author: Forest Peoples Programme
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