Rights Action is please to help announce the World Premiere of “Gold Fever” at the 2013 Environmental Film Festival at Yale (EFFY): http://environment.yale.edu/film/2013/gold-fever/
Goldcorp donates $5 million to two health programs in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, even as Goldcorp categorically denies any responsibility or even remedy for deadly and devastating health harms in the Siria Valley, Honduras, suffered by former Goldcorp workers and by villagers living near Goldcorp’s “San Martin” open-pit, mountain-top removal, cyanide bonding gold mine. Today, four years after Goldcorp suspended its mining operation, people continue to suffer devastating health harms.
A Public Letter, sent to Member of Parliament Diane Ablonczy, concerning the criminalization of people in Guatemala who are peacefully defending communities from illegal and harmful entry of Canadian (and other) mining companies.
Dear Yoli: I have no words in my heart or mouth that could possibly express my outrage and grief over what has happened. The harm to your precious sacred person is vile and inexcusable. The intended harm to your soul, your spirit, your struggle, and the struggle of all those, who like you, are in love with the Earth
Report summary: "Searching for Gold in the Highlands of Guatemala: Economic Benefits and Environmental Risks of the Marlin Mine", By Lyuba Zarsky and Leonardo Stanley, Tufts University, September 2011
- HudBay Minerals response to the filing of the gang-rape lawsuit
- Human Rights Complaint (Updated), re-submitted October 19, 2010, by Rights Action and Dr. Catherine Nolin (University of Northern British Colombia) - along with the undergraduate and graduate student signatories - to the Canadian government and elected politicians, to HudBay Minerals and CGN (Guatemalan Nickel Company).
Rigores Community attacked and burned to the ground, to make way for production of African palm and sugar cane, for diesel bio-fuel production
RIGORES COMMUNITY ATTACKED & BURNED (TOCOA, CORTEZ, HONDURAS)
POLICE DRAW GUNS ON HUMAN RIGHTS OBSERVER DELEGATION FROM THE US & CANADA
A public letter signed by many organizations (including Rights Action) to the government of Guatemala and Goldcorp Inc., once more demanding the suspension of Goldcorp’s “marlin” mine in Guatemala.
In Honduras, yesterday, peaceful marches by the pro-democracy, anti-coup regime Resistance Movement in support of protesting teachers were violently repressed in many parts of Honduras. Many people were detained, beaten and tear-gassed.