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José Tendetza’s murder is more blood on Canada’s hands

December 18, 2014 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Corriente ResourcesEcuadorHuman RightsIndigenous Rights.

José Tendetza should have been in Lima, Peru last week at the climate change talks as one of the powerful Indigenous voices speaking about the destruction that the mining and energy agenda of countries like Canada is bringing upon his and many other communities in the Global South. José Tendetza was a Shuar Indigenous community • Read More »

Philippine Province’s Lawsuit against Barrick Gold Could End Up in Canada

December 7, 2014 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Barrick GoldPhilippinesMarcopper MineAbandoned MinesCorporate Social ResponsibilityImpact on Communities.

In August, I was invited to travel to Marinduque Island in the Philippines to meet with civil society organizations, municipal elected officials, and the elected Provincial Board. The topic on people’s minds was a long-running lawsuit pitting the Provincial Board against Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold. The case, filed in the state of Nevada in • Read More »