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… »

Thanks for the Holiday Party!

By DJPC Program Director

THANK YOU! DJPC’s HOLIDAY PARTY last Friday, December 12th,           was great fun,              with great food,                   and great music,                                                       and great company!  Special THANKS to Denys Vigil   for leading us in lively music! Thanks also to those who brought food and wine, and to those who helped set up and clean… »

Stop the intimidation of anti-mining protesters in Peru!

By DJPC Program Director
Yamacooha Lake protest

DJPC joins over 50 groups in signing statement opposing intimidation and forced displacement of mining protesters in Peru   Monsignor Cabrejos and Father Garatea listen to the demands of the population of Cajamarca at Namococha lake. Photo: Jonas Hulsens/CATAPA  Click here for complete statement. See complete story by Payat Sampal of EARTHWORKS: EARTHWORKS blog   Denver… »

DJPC’S MineWatch is in the media!

By Mine Watch Intern

Rick Clifford’s commentary “Another water battle to keep an eye on” appears in the Boulder Weekly on August 1, 2013. Telemundo Denver covers the Global Day of Action Against Open-Pit Mining rally on the Capitol steps on July 22,… »

“The Conga Mine, Peru” report by Robert E. Moran, PhD

By DJPC Program Director

Read “The Conga Mine, Peru:  Comments on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Related Issues” by Robert E. Moran, Phd. by clicking here and waiting a few seconds for it to download: Peru Conga REM Rept English March… »

Honduras: correspondents return with shocking testimonies

By DJPC Program Director

DJPC’s 2012 Salon Discussion Series presents Irene Rodriguez of KGNU’s Early Morning Report and Honduras correspondent for Free Speech Radio News and Margie Thompson independent journalist with ESCRIBANA and Associate Professor of international & intercultural communication at Denver University on “HONDURAS: correspondents return with shocking testimonies” Thursday, March 22, 2012 7:00 – 9:00 PM at… »

Paz – Peace

By DJPC Program Director

Wishing you peace from the Denver Justice & Peace Committee * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Deseándoles la paz por parte del Comité de Justicia y Paz de… »

Thanks for the Holiday Potluck!

By DJPC Program Director

Thanks to all who helped make DJPC’s Holiday Potluck so much fun (and delicious) last Friday,  December 16th.  The company was great, as were the food and decorations!  We were honored by Julio Cochoy’s visit and personal testimony of healing after the genocide in Guatemala.  And for those who missed the party,  here are the… »

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