"Our northern Canadian territories often get written off by most of us province-dwelling folk as a frigid tundra of nothingness. But it's probably about time us southerners start paying attention to the situation up north. Yellowknife, is currently sitting on 237,000 tonnes of arsenic, enough to kill the entire human population of our planet a few times over." Article by Meghan Pearson.
Yet another letter to the WB and IADB concerning the on-going violations and suffering of the surviving victims of the Chixoy Dam/Rio Negro massacres. Please email or mail your own letter to the WB and IDB (address info below). Thank-you.
Letter to Hudbay Minerals and CGN Concerning More Pressures and Harassment Related to "Hudbay Minerals" Lawsuits in Canada and Related Criminal Trial in Guatemala
Radio Progreso has reported that Carlos Meija, a member of its staff, was murdered last night in El Progreso, Honduras. In 2009, Carlos had received precautionary measures from the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights due to threats that he had received.
Peaceful resistance continues, in Honduras, to the imposition of "economic development" projects, in the face of on-going repression by the military-back regime that is supported by U.S. and Canadian governments.