Awards Night 2011 This Saturday

Awards Night 2011 The Denver Justice & Peace Committee cordially invites you to join them in honoring EARTHWORKS with the 2011 Global Justice & Peace Award for their efforts to protect communities and the environment from the effects of gold-mining. Jennifer Krill, Executive Director of EARTHWORKS, will receive the award and deliver the keynote address … Continue reading Awards Night 2011 This Saturday

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Tonight, October 20th Salon: “Reclamation Issues at Guatemala’s Marlin Mine”

Join us as Rob Robinson, leader of the GeoTech team that has been monitoring and researching the cracked houses surrounding the Marlin Mine in Guatemala since 2005 and has researched the issues surrounding the reclamation of the mine, shares a general overview of mining issues, a history of transnational corporations repeating itself in Guatemala, the … Continue reading Tonight, October 20th Salon: “Reclamation Issues at Guatemala’s Marlin Mine”

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Father Marco Arana of Cajamarca ambushed

Father Marco Arana escapes from violent ambush near Majaz Mining Concession Friday Sept 16th, 2011 From an alert sent from Father Marco’s cell phone, translated and with additional files by Stephanie Boyd The attack occurred on the evening of Thursday Sept 15th in the region of the Majaz mining copper concession, owned by the Chinese … Continue reading Father Marco Arana of Cajamarca ambushed

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Peru Congress passes consultation law unanimously

Wed Aug 24, 2011 2:33am GMT – Reuters * Consultation bill passes Congress unanimously * President Humala has 15 days to sign into law * Could prevent social conflicts in rural provinces LIMA Aug 23 (Reuters) – Peru’s Congress unanimously approved a bill on Tuesday that could quell social conflicts in rural provinces by requiring … Continue reading Peru Congress passes consultation law unanimously

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