Mines

la accion urgente emitida por la Red de Alerta Temprana

Montreal, 13 de mayo de 2009

Señores,

A través del presente queremos manifestar nuestra preocupación ante el desalojo violento, uso excesivo de la fuerza pública, veinte detenciones arbitrarias, agresiones físicas y psicológicas hacía los pobladores de San José del Progreso y Magdalena Ocotlán quiénes estabán en plantón en contra de la mina de la empresa Cuzcatlán,  Ocotlán, Oaxaca.

A Chronology of Indifference: The lack of response by the governments of Honduras and Canada and Goldcorp Inc. to the Siria Vall

March 2009
Siria Valley, Honduras

A Chronology of Indifference:
The lack of response by the governments of Honduras and Canada and Goldcorp Inc. to the Siria Valley population’s health problems

The Siria Valley Environmental Defense Committee prepared this chronology.  This Committee was founded by community members from the Siria Valley who have suffered from health and environmental harms and human rights violations caused by the “San Martin” open-pit, cyanide-leeching gold mine, operated by Goldcorp Inc, a Canadian-US mining company, via their Honduran subsidiary “Entremares”.

 

Cronologia de la Indiferencia de los Gobiernos de Honduras y Canada y de la Compania Goldcorp Inc.

Marzo de 2009, Valle de Siria, Honduras
 

Cronologia de la Indiferencia de los Gobiernos de Honduras y Canada y de la Compania Goldcorp Inc.
Ante la Problematica de Salud de los Pobladores del Valle de Siria
 
Esta cronologia ha sido preparada por el Comité de Defensa del Medio-Ambiente del Valle de Siria, una organización de base creada por pobladores de comunidades en el Valle de Siria quienes mas han sufrido los danos y violaciones ocasionadas por la operación de una mina de oro, a tajo abierto con cianuro, de la compania Canadiense-American Goldcorp Inc. (a traves de su subsidiaria Hondurena “Entremares”).

Gold-digging RoyalOr plans to turn Mount Royal into an open-pit mine, Montréal Mirror-News

Montréal Mirror – News 05.07.09

Gold-digging RoyalOr plans to turn Mount Royal into an open-pit mine

DEATH OF A MOUNTAIN: Mount Royal before and after
(L) and the mine in Cerro de San Pedro

by MARTIN LUKACS

The RoyalOr mining company will formally stake a claim to large portions of Mount Royal park on May 11, and announce plans to develop a major open-pit gold mine.

Algonquins of Estern Ontario Against Mininig Prospecting : An Introduction

Algonquins of Estern Ontario Against Mininig Prospecting : An Introduction

David Welch, Professor, School of Social Work, Ottawa University
Claire Sales, Master’s student in Social Work, Ottawa University
Conference given during the Dialog colloquium
At ACFAS’s 76 th annual congres, May 2008

On June 28th, 2007, members of the Ardoch Algonquin and Shabot Obaajiwan First Nations occupied the site of an old mine in the isolated community of North Frontenac. Their objective was sizable: halt Frontenac Ventures’ uranium prospecting activities on a territory they had occupied for over 5000 years.  By opposing mineral exploration on their territories in such a way, First Nations force our society to reconsider the way we view and go about resource development.

Derechos Indigenas, Medio Ambiente y Despielgue de las Transnacionales Mineras

Derechos Indigenas, Medio Ambiente y Despliegue de las Transnacionales Mineras

Université du Québéc à Montréal, 15 de mayo 2008

Isabel Orellana, profesora, Departamento de Education y Pedagogia, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), miembro de la Cátedra de Investigaction de Canadá en Education sobre el Medio Ambiente y de DIALOG.

Ronaldo Labrana, estudiante, Maestria en Estudios sobre el Medio Ambiente, Université de Moncton, miembro estudiante de la Cátedra de Investigaction de Canadá en Education sobre el Medio Ambiente (UQAM).

El 15 de mayo pasado, frente un auditorio de más de cien personas reunidas en un local del pabellón DeSève de la UQÀM, tuvo lugar el seminario Derechos Indígenas, Medio Ambiente y Despliegue de las Transnacionales Mineras, organizado por la Cátedra de Investigación de Canadá en Educación sobre el Medio Ambiente de la UQAM y la Coalición sobre los Impactos Socioambientales de las Transnacionales en América  Latina 9, en colaboración con DIALOG y el Observatorio de las Américas de la UQAM.

Québec – Canada – Americas mining, human rights and citizens’ rights an open-pit mine on the mont-royal?

Québec – Canada – Americas mining, human rights and citizens’ rights an open-pit mine on the mont-royal?

see : www.royalor.com

citizens’-action
may 11 2009
Mont-Royal 1 :30 -2 :30
(at the gazebo at Duluth & Parc)

Barrick's Pascua Lama project donounced as illegal

Legal experts and community leaders point to illegal approval process and lack of social licence.

Barrick Gold Corporation announced today that its Pascua Lama project, situated on the border of Chile and Argentina, is proceeding to construction. Community leaders and legal experts from Chile and Argentina - currently in Canada as part of an international delegation - responded to Barrick's announcement today by denouncing this project as illegal and lacking social licence to operate.
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Community Leaders in Canada to Sue the Toronto Stock Exchange and a Canadian Mining Company

Community Leaders in Canada to Sue the Toronto Stock Exchange and a Canadian Mining Company
 
Marcia Ramirez and Carlos Zorrilla, community activists from the Intag area of Ecuador, will be visiting Canada from the 25th of February until the 7th of March as part of a tour to announce lawsuits against a Canadian mining company and the Toronto Stock Exchange.

LE MEXIQUE FACE À LA CRISE ÉCONOMIQUE INTERNATIONALE

Bulletin Chiapas Jour au Jour n. 573
CIEPAC, Chiapas, Mexique
(11  janvier  2009)

LE MEXIQUE FACE À LA CRISE ÉCONOMIQUE INTERNATIONALE
Miguel Pickard - 11-janvier-2009 -  num.573
CIEPAC, San Cristóbal de Las Casas

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