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15 December 2016
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Pese a que los indígenas han pedido que se realice un proceso de consulta previa, libre e informada, ésta no se produjo, y desde finales de noviembre, un grupo de familias desplazadas a la fuerza ocuparon pacíficamente el terreno donde se explotará la...

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7 December 2016
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29 November 2016

Ecuador: Indigenous peoples & peasants defend water & land rights from impacts of foreign-owned mining projects

In view of the violent response to indigenous peoples who occupied lands under dispute, the indigenous confederation CONAIE and NGOs defending the rights of nature call for the protection of indigenous families displaced by force who decided to return...

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24 November 2016
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Author: Servindi

…La Confederación de Nacionalidades Indígenas del Ecuador (CONAIE) denuncia las agresiones que vienen sufriendo comuneros de Nankints, en la Cordillera del Cóndor, por parte de las fuerzas armadas que están militarizando la zona. El martes 22 de...

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15 November 2016

Assessment of Canada's Natl. Contact Point cases in extractive sector finds it unable to provide effective remedy

Author: Above Ground, MiningWatch Canada, OECD Watch

"'Canada is Back' But Still Far Behind," 15 Nov 2016...

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25 October 2016

Report: The “Canada Brand”: Violence and Canadian Mining Companies in Latin America

Author: Justice and Corporate Accountability Project (JCAP)

This is the first report to profile specific forms of violence and criminalization associated with Canadian mining projects in Latin America over a fifteen year period…[W]e provide observations about the violent incidents studied…make observations...

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12 August 2016
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Como parte de la creciente tensión entre comunidades locales y el gobierno por la aprobación de licencias para explotación minera y petrolera, un grupo de indígenas nankints fueron reprimidos y desalojados en el lugar del proyecto Explorcobres, de...

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5 July 2016
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Author: Acción Ecológica

“Demandamos una moratoria a nuevas concesiones mineras. Carta abierta al Presidente de la República, al pueblo ecuatoriano y a los jóvenes del país que son el presente y el futuro”   ...

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24 April 2016

Latin America: Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime launches report on illegally mined gold, criminal activities, and companies' supply chains

The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime issued a report on the transition criminal gangs in Latin America went through from dealing with drug trafficking to profiting from illegally mined gold. The report looks at trends in Bolivia...

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8 April 2016
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