Tahoe Resources’ Social Licence in Guatemala Non-Existent, as Uncertainty Plagues Escobal Permits

September 26, 2017 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Tahoe ResourcesGuatemalaIndigenous RightsMilitarisation/Criminalisation.

On the heels of two months of lobbying in Washington D.C. and Ottawa seeking government intervention on its behalf, Tahoe Resources announced on September 10th that the Guatemalan Supreme Court of Justice had reinstated the operating licence for its Escobal project in southeastern Guatemala. Questions remain over this court decision, which is now under appeal, • Read More »

DNI Metals Digs Itself in Deeper in Madagascar

September 25, 2017 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Madagascar.

As we wrote in our September 12, 2017 news release, we have received a series of worrying allegations regarding DNI Metals Inc.’s Vohitsara graphite project in Madagascar, which are backed up by solid documentation. We had previously written to the company and got messages denying all the allegations, but as yet, we have received no specific response. Although DNI • Read More »

Public Statement on the 10th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

September 13, 2017 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: CanadaIndigenous Rights.

Canada needs a legislative framework to fulfill the promise of this vital human rights instrument The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples provides a crucial framework to achieve reconciliation. Such a human rights-based approach is essential to address the racism and discrimination that has caused such profound harm to Indigenous peoples in • Read More »