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26 July 2018

Guyana: “Illegal” Brazilian miners arrested when introducing water draggers in Upper Demerara River

Author: Guyana Chronicle

“Illegal Brazilian miners intercepted in Region 10” - July 22, 2018...

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29 January 2018
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Author: ES Global (España)

“El crimen organizado y sus vínculos con la minería ilegal de oro en América Latina”, 22 de enero de 2018...

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26 January 2018
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Author: CEPAL

“Los pueblos indígenas en América (Abya Yala): desafíos para la igualdad en la diversidad” – Diciembre de 2017...

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6 November 2017

Guyana accepted in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, EITI

Having met the requirements to become a member of EITI, Guyana has been admitted last October 25 as the latest country to join this voluntary initiative, that will include oil and mining companies. Exxon Mobile has announced its adherence to this...

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3 October 2017

Guyana: Indigenous peoples denounce threats to their livelihoods related to mining & illegal deforestation

Author: Forest peoples

“Wapichan people expose rights violations and growing threats to their forest and communities from mining and illegal resource use” - 19 September 2017...

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14 September 2017
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Author: CEPAL

“La Inversión Extranjera Directa en América Latina y el Caribe” - 2017...

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27 February 2017

Guyana: Trade union to sue Guyana Sugar Corporation over denial of severance payments to sugar cane workers

Author: Stabroek News (Guyana)

"GAWU mulling court action over denial of severance to 375 Wales workers", 24 Feb 2017...

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25 October 2016

Latina America: New report documents cases of violence & abuses of Canadian mining companies over a 15-year period; companies´ comments are included

The Justice and Corporate Accountability Project (JPAL) published a recent report documenting cases of alleged incidents of violence associated with Canadian mining companies in Latin America....

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26 September 2016

Guyana: NGO report highlights main causes underlying forest industry conflicts with indigenous Amerindian peoples

A report by Forest Peoples mentions how FPIC processes as well as overlapping of legislation represent a real challenge to Amerindian indigenous peoples' rights in Guyana.  It refers to Bai Shan Lin and its branch Kwebanna Wood Products company.

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4 May 2016
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La Iniciativa Global contra el Crimen Organizado Transnacional publicó un informe (disponible en inglés) sobre la transición de grupos criminales en América Latina, que pasaron del comercio de drogas ilícitas a obtener sus ganancias de la minería de...

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