La Puya

New Report: Mining Injustice Through International Arbitration: Countering Kappes, Cassiday & Associates’ claims over a gold-mining project in Guatemala

A new report exposes omissions and misrepresentations in a Nevada-based mining company’s more than $400 million suit against the Guatemalan government. Released today, Mining Injustice Through International Arbitration: Countering Kappes, Cassiday & Associates’ Claims over a Gold-mining Project in Guatemala, examines… Read More ›

‘Together we move forward’ – La Puya

Peace Brigades International has recently published a report, “I Think, Therefore I Resist”, which describes grassroots experiences of alternative protection and promotion of human rights in the context of large-scale economic investment. The report provides recommendations to the international community… Read More ›

News from La Puya

Yesterday, March 2, 2016,the Comunidad en Resistencia at La Puya celebrated their fourth year of peaceful resistance against the El Tambor gold mine. This anniversary was especially momentous, coming just after the Guatemalan Supreme Court’s February 22 ruling to suspend… Read More ›