Indigenous peoples

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6 June 2020
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Author: Forjando Futuros

“Empresas, despojo, violencia y concentración de tierras” – 4 de junio de 2020- ...

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5 June 2020

Brazil: Labor Prosecutor sues JBS SA for dismissing indigenous workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Author: Ana Mano, Reuters

"JBS sued over alleged violation of Brazil indigenous rights during pandemic," 2 June 2020...

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5 June 2020

Latin America: Attacks against environmental defenders continue throughout the pandemic

Author: China Dialogue

"Attacks on ecosystem defenders in Latin America continue amid Covid-19", 13th May 2020...

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4 June 2020

Enel response

Author: Enel

...The first attempt to reach an agreement took place in 2011, it lasted 8 months and did not succeed, although negotiations were conducted with mutual respect .The working table included nine communities representatives and 2 company spokespersons. As...

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4 June 2020

Guatemala: Enel responds to allegations of the construction of a hydroelectric dam on indigenous territory

Throughout 2012 and 2013, indigenous leaders and representatives of ENEL, an Italian-based energy company building a huge hydro-electric dam on ancestral indigenous lands, held negotiation sessions in order to reach an agreement.  The negotiations...

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4 June 2020

Mexico: Indigenous communities accuse EDF of violating their right to consultation with the Gunaa Sicarú wind farm in Oaxaca

The Gunaa Sicarú wind farm owned by the French company Électricité de France (EDF) in the indigenous Zapotec community, Unión Hidalgo in Oaxaca, has been accused on several occasions of not adhering to international human rights standards with regards...

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3 June 2020
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Author: EDF

EDF Renewables está en Mexico desde 2011 y ya opera 3 parques eólicos en el estado de Oaxaca. El grupo EDF está totalmente cometido en informar y consultar las comunidades locales sobre sus proyectos en conformidad tanto con la regulación y los...

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3 June 2020
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El proyecto del parque eólico Gunaa Sicarú emprendido por el grupo empresarial francés Électricité de France (EDF) en la comunidad indígena zapoteca de Unión Hidalgo en Oaxaca ha sido acusado en varias ocasiones de no atender los estándares...

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2 June 2020
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Author: Comunidades da Terra Indígena Yanomami

“Fora garimpo, fora covid”...

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2 June 2020
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Author: Agência Pública

“Dois mil garimpeiros buscam ouro em Raposa Serra do Sol”, 22 de maio de 2020...

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