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13 March 2020

New Inter-American Commission on Human Rights report supports inter-americanisation of business & human rights

Author: Salvador Herencia-Carrasco, University of Ottawa, on Rights As Usual

"Report of the IACHR on Business and Human Rights: towards the Inter-Americanization of Business and Human Rights", 24 Feb 2020 ...

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6 March 2020

Latin America: BNAmericas highlights the importance of “social licenses” in the mining sector

Author: BNAmericas

“NEW REPORT- Shifting Dynamics in Social License: Why Community Is King in Latin America’s Mining Sector”, 2nd March 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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28 February 2020

Analysts raise alarm over Latin American & African debt to Chinese banks through oil, mineral and metal-backed loans

Author: Al Jazeera

“Chinese bank loans cripple Latin America and Africa, says NGO”, 26th February 2020...

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25 February 2020
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Author: EDUCA Oaxaca (México)

“Convocan a grupo de trabajo sobre pueblos indígenas y tortura en América Latina”, 25 de febrero de 2020...

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19 February 2020

Latin America: Trade unions and civil society call on governments of banana producing countries not to incentivise the use of chemical fertilisers

Author: Sindicato Bananero ASTAC (Ecuador) & 50 civil society signatories

“Open letter to the governments of banana producing countries in Latin America and to the European Unión”, February 2020...

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6 January 2020
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Author: Excélsior (México)

“Se estanca lucha anticorrupción en América Latina”, 5 de enero de 2020...

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