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29 April 2009
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Auteur: CAFOD and Development & Peace

…[T]ests carried out by…Caritas Tegucigalpa and the Honduran government show evidence of dangerous levels of arsenic, cyanide and other heavy metals in water sources flowing close to or from within the mine boundaries...Communities…have complained of...

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28 April 2009
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Auteur: Frank Bajak, Associated Press

Dole Food Co. made regular payments for at least a decade in a banana-growing region to illegal far-right Colombian militias that killed thousands, according to a wrongful death lawsuit filed Tuesday…The plaintiffs are relatives of 51 men allegedly...

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23 April 2009
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23 April 2009
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Auteur: Colombia Solidarity Campaign

Rio Tinto is currently associated with a highly controversial mining exploration project in Colombia: La Muriel Mining Corporation’s Mandé Norte/Murindó project …On the strength of the testimony of the Comision Intereclesial de Justicia y Paz, the...

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8 April 2009
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Auteur: Cultural Survival [USA]

On March 30, more than a hundred Panamanian police officers in riot gear leveled a Naso village in response to a peaceful protest by Naso and Ngöbe villagers who oppose hydroelectric dams that threaten their homelands. Hundreds of [Naso] people were...

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1 April 2009
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1 April 2009
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Auteur: Emma Wilson, Intl. Institute for Environment & Development, for The Forests Dialogue

This discussion paper explores the potential for addressing conflict in the forest sector through the use of company-led tools and mechanisms... The paper offers examples of tools and approaches that are being employed by companies and non-industry...

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26 March 2009
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Auteur: Hernán Scandizzo, Latinamerica Press

...in 2002 began a wave of evictions of native communities off their lands in northern and central Argentina, where the agricultural industry was expanding over lands traditionally held by indigenous groups. Courts gave big farming company owners land...

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27 February 2009
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Auteur: Pacha Films for War on Want

…Anglo Americans subsidiary AngloGold Ashanti has been actively exploring in Colombia since 1999. Its presence is fuelling conflict and human rights abuses by the Colombian army…AngloGold Ashanti is the beneficiary of a brutal campaign by state...

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24 February 2009
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Auteur: Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) & U.S. Office on Colombia (USOC)

...WOLA...and...USOC are pleased to learn that partial steps were taken on February 15th to implement the devolution of illegally and violently usurped lands to their rightful owners in the communities of Curvaradó and Jiguamiandó...the[se].....

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