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30 June 2020

Guatemala: New research paper examines allegations against Pan American Silver that led to legal action from Xinka people

Author: Eleanor Katz, Independent sustainable development expert

“No Le Importa”: Examining Human Rights Abuse Allegations Against Pan American Silver Pertaining to Free, Prior, and Informed Consent in Guatemala, 20 May 2020...

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23 June 2020

Report argues mining industry is profiting from COVID-19 while putting workers, communities & defenders at risk; including co responses

A report published by a coalition of civil society organisations (Earthworks, Institute for Policy Studies - Global Economy Program, London Mining Network, MiningWatch Canada, Terra Justa, War on Want, and Yes to Life No to Mining) analyses through a...

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15 May 2020
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Durante la Reunión Anual General de la empresa minera Pan America Silver, personas miembros de la comunidad Xinca quien han sido impactadas por la mina Escobal, confrontaron a la empresa en cuanto a las violaciones de derechos laborales que han sufrido...

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15 May 2020

Guatemala: Indigenous Xinca community accuses Pan American Silver of using the pandemic to collect signatures of those who accepted company donations; includes company response

In mining company Pan American Silver´s AGM, members of the Xinca community who have been impacted by the Escobal mine, confronted the company with regards to human rights violations they have suffered throughout the past years (see more information...

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15 May 2020

Pan American Silver response

Author: Pan American Silver

...In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government of Guatemala issued a State of Calamity decree on March 5, 2020, which has been extended to June 5, 2020. The decree closed the country’s international borders and imposed restriction of movement...

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15 May 2020
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Author: Pan American Silver

...En respuesta a la pandemia mundial del COVID-19, el Gobierno de Guatemala decretó el Estado de Calamidad el 5 de marzo del año 2020, el cual se ha extendido hasta el 5 de junio. Este decreto obligó al país a cerrar sus fronteras e impuso...

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8 May 2020
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Author: Earthworks

"Duras Preguntas sin respuestas de Pan American Silver", 8 de mayo de 2020 ...

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8 May 2020

Guatemala: Indigenous community addresses Pan American Silver in their AGM regarding violations surrounding the Escobal mine

Author: Earthworks

For nearly a decade, Xinka people affected by the Escobal silver mine have been struggling to protect their land, water and way of life from mining. Their sustained opposition, and a court order suspending the mine, drove the original owner of the...

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8 March 2020
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Author: Observatorio de Conflictos Mineros de América Latina

“EJ Atlas revela patrones de abusos relacionados con las minas de minera canadiense Pan American Silver en América Latina” - 4 de marzo de 2020  ...

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6 March 2020

Latin America: Pan American Silver accused of operating mines that do not have the consent of local communities and of polluting water supplies; company comments

Author: Mongabay

“Map reveals Canadian mining company’s environmental, social conflicts”, 2nd March 2020...

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