Earth Women Rising: Maxima Acuña. October 14th at 2:00 PM

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

Dear DJPC brothers and sisters, Maxima Acuña de Chaupe will be in Denver on Friday October 14th at te McNichols Civic Building at 2:00 PM. Join us in Welcoming a great panel of women defenders of the land and the environment…. »

Letter of Concern to Newmont Mining Corporation: Chaupe Family

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

September 21, 2016 Newmont Mining Corporation Corporate Headquarters 6363 South Fiddler’s Green Circle Greenwood Village, CO 80111 We have recently learned that Máxima Acuña Chaupe, winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize, and her husband Jaime Chaupe, have been severely injured as a result of an attack by personnel at the Yanacocha mine owned by Newmont… »

Tell Newmont: drop your lawsuit against Máxima!

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

DJPC sisters and brothers: Yesterday, September 18th,  at around 9.30 a.m. local time, “people hired by mining firm Yanacocha illegally broke into the property and started damaging the lot with various tools,” said Ysidora Chaupe, daughter of Acuña and Jaime Chaupe. Click on the link to read the full article. Lea el articulo sobre… »

Save the date: October 29th 2016. Global Justice & Peace Award

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
Otros Mundos Chiapas

ANNUAL AWARDS NIGHT – October 29th 2016 DJPC Global Justice & Peace Award 2016: We have the honor to announce that the recipient for this year’s Global Justice & Peace Award is Otros Mundos de Chiapas. Otros Mundos de Chiapas is committed to the search for alternatives to the social, economic, political and environmental crisis… »

DJPC member, Rick Clifford, on KGNU speaks against open pit mines

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
DJPC Day of Action

Thank you to Rick Clifford, DJPC member of the year 2013, who was interviewed on Friday July 22 by KGNU’s Hannah Lee Myers about the dangers of open pit mining, especially in Latin American countries which often have lax regulations and corrupt elected politicians on the mining company’s bankroll. Go to MINUTE 10 at the… »

Global Day of Action Against Open-Pit Mining – July 22, 2016.

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
DJPC Day of Action Action Against Open Pit Mines July 22nd 2016

Today, July 22, many citizens of various countries around the world took action to raise awareness of the serious social and environmental impacts posed by open pit mines on the Global Day of Action Against Open-Pit Mining. Mining companies destroy the living environment, monopolize the natural wealth that is essential for human communities, they transform… »

Global Day of Action Against Open Pit Mining. July 22 @ 12noon

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
DJPC action at Cripple Creek

Join us for our annual action on the Day of Action Against Open Pit Mining! We will be at the west steps of the State Capitol at 12 noon on July 22nd. Individuals, activist, and organizations around the globe will be in action on July 22nd. In 2009, opponents of the gold mine in Cerro… »


By DJPC Program Director

Global Day Against Mega-Mining Join DJPC in defending planet Earth from irresponsible mining! In front of the State Capitol in Denver on Broadway, between 14th & Colfax Tuesday, July 21, 2015 12 noon – 1:00 PM Suggestions for you signs: Conga No Va Hold Newmont Accountable for Mining Violations No More Mega-Mining Water, Yes.  Gold,… »

“Hold Newmont Accountable” action

By DJPC Program Director
DJPC Solidarity Day with Máxima

DJPC MONTHLY ACTION TO HOLD NEWMONT ACCOUNTABLE for environmental and human rights abuses in Cajamarca, Peru What: “Bannering” and leafletting Where: Federal & Speer Blvds., Denver When:  Monday, June 22, 2015,  7:00 – 8:30 AM Denver Justice & Peace Committee P.O.Box 12403 Denver, Colorado USA 80212 Tel. 303-623-1463 Facebook – Twitter –… »

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