News Update

Tue, 2014-11-25

Miss Honduras & Her Sister Shot Dead By Jealous Boyfriend" Globe & Mail censors underlying causes of Honduras' State sponsored repression, violence and impunity

Sun, 2014-11-23

The governments of the United States and Canada, and much of the media, refuse to fully acknowledge what is going on in Mexico.  Our countries are the biggest economic, political and military partners of the Mexican 'Narco-State'.

Sat, 2014-11-22

"We the families of Nahomy, Juan Carlos and Angel" denounce:
 
Impunity in Guatemala for Hudbay Minerals' co-defendant Guatemalan Nickel Company (CGN) related to the 2012 murder of 3 university students on CGN company property.

Mon, 2014-11-17

The United States and Canada refuse to fully address what is going on in Mexico because our two countries are the biggest economic, political and military partners of the Mexican 'Narco-State'.

Sat, 2014-11-15

In 2007, hundreds of Guatemalan soldiers and police, and private security guards hired by Skye Resources (bought out by Hudbay Minerals in 2008) illegally entered the mountain top community of Lote 8, burnt 100 homes to the ground, and burnt or destroyed animals, crops and personal property.  As part of this violent, illegal eviction, the guards, police and soldiers also gang-raped 11 women.

Sat, 2014-11-15

An action alert from the GHRC (Guatemala Human Rights Commission).  Though the day of action is over, please follow-up on their letter writing and tweeting recommendations.

Fri, 2014-11-14
  • Canada-based Aura Minerals Ready To Expand Open-pit Gold Mine, Including Into Community Cemetery, by Karen Spring
  • Blood For Gold: The Human Cost Of Canada's 'Free Trade' With Honduras, by Sandra Cuffe

Action Report

"We the families of Nahomy, Juan Carlos and Angel" denounce:
 
Impunity in Guatemala for Hudbay Minerals' co-defendant Guatemalan Nickel Company (CGN) related to the 2012 murder of 3 university students on CGN company property.

Urgent Action

The governments of the United States and Canada, and much of the media, refuse to fully acknowledge what is going on in Mexico.  Our countries are the biggest economic, political and military partners of the Mexican 'Narco-State'.

Video

Photo video about the murder of Adolfo Ich by security guards HudBay Minerals Inc. also repression and dispossession of land affecting the inhabitants of the Maya Q'eqchi 'communities in Guatemala, by Canadian mining companies and their representatives.

Documents

Fri, 2013-10-04
Document Type: PDF

Over 185 days have passed in which the Lenca indigenous communities of the Rio Blanco region of Intibuca, Honduras have blocked an access road built into the intended construction site for the Agua Zarca hydroelectric dam on the Gualcarque River. Desarrollos Energeticos, SA (DESA), plans to build the dam, and is pushing the project through with violence and intimidation, while attempting to criminalize land rights defenders with baseless charges.