Mining

Guatemala: Peaceful Resistance in the Face of Violence

We have featured the struggles in the communities of San Pedro Ayampuc and San José del Golfo before <a href=http://gsntest.jocote.org/uncategorized/third-month-of-resistance-against-a-radius-gold-owned-mine-in-guatemala/"Yoli" Oquelí, here. News that the communities had been awarded the Alice Zachmann Human Rights Defender Award also reached us and… Read More ›

Criminalization and Violence Erupt in the Shadow of the Escobal Mine

We have featured the struggles of San Rafael Las Flores against mining interests before both <a href=http://gsntest.jocote.org/uncategorized/goldcorp%e2%80%99s-legacy%3a-criminalization-and-mining-resistance-in-san-rafael-las-flores/' right to consultation in the face of the project and last week, in an unclarified series of events, violence erupted when security forces… Read More ›