March 31, 2014 is the second anniversary of the violent death of Nahomy, Ángel and Juan Carlos, biology students from the estudiantes Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (UVG). They died violently on the property of CGN (Compania Guatemalteca de Niquel) in El Estor.
Goldcorp doesn't get to brag about kabillions of dollars in extraction profits without hearing the other side of the story from Carmen and other Mayan community leaders resisting and denouncing Goldcorp's devastating harms and violations.
As precedent-setting lawsuits continue in Canada, against Hudbay Minerals and CGN (Hudbay's former subsidiary in Guatemala, Gautemalan Nickel Company), Hudbay/CGN's former security chief, Mynor Padilla, faces murder and shooting-wounding charges in April in Guatemala.
Commentary and Article from Politico Magazine
Article: A Living History of the Maya in Guatemala City by Laura C. Mallonee