Celebración do III Encontro de ContraMINAcción sobre Impactos da Minaría

YLNM joins ContraMINAcción to celebrate third Meeting on Impacts of Mining, in Galicia

YLNM joins ContraMINAcción to celebrate third Meeting on Impacts of Mining, in Galicia

ContraMINAcción — YLNM joins ContraMINAcción to celebrate third Meeting on Impacts of Mining, in Galicia

YLNM member network ContraMINAcción will celebrate its third Meeting on Impacts of Mining next Saturday, March 4th in Santiago de Compostela (Vite Socio-Cultural Center), from 10:30AM. The meeting will bring together several international organizations that are part of the global network Yes to Life, No to Mining Network (YLNM), along with...

Urgent call to save the Nangaritza River and the Condor Mountain Range:  Ecuador under threat

Urgent call to save the Nangaritza River and the Condor Mountain Range: Ecuador under threat

Three years after the murder of the indigenous Shuar leader José Tendetza (December 2, 2014) By: Fabián Pacheco. Environmental Agrobiologist of the Costa Rican Federation for the Conservation of the Environment The province of Zamora Chinchipe is one of the most exuberant places in the world, where the highland Amazon, the...

LEAKAGES, POLLUTION AND SILENCED GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS in Jachal, Argentina

LEAKAGES, POLLUTION AND SILENCED GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS in Jachal, Argentina

On the 13th of September 2015, there was a leakage of cyanide solution to various water bodies in San Juan, Argentina, consequence of mining activities in the area. This has been the biggest mining incident in the story of the country. However, this leakage was not the only one and...

The Colombian government has a new strategy to limit popular consultations but communities are proving it wrong

The Colombian government has a new strategy to limit popular consultations but communities are proving it wrong

The Colombian Government is taking steps to stop citizens participating in decisions about the future of their territories. But the people of Córdoba are fighting back. Article translated from Spanish to English by Yes to Life no to Mining. 23/11/17. For original article, click here. As a result of the...

Seeking Justice for Rape, Murder & Repression in the Mining Industry: The Hudbay Minerals/CGN lawsuits

Seeking Justice for Rape, Murder & Repression in the Mining Industry: The Hudbay Minerals/CGN lawsuits

A photo-essay by Grahame Russell, from YLNM member group Rights Action. November 22, 2017. From Nov.8-24, in Toronto, Canada, eleven Mayan Q’eqchi’ women from Guatemala are being questioned –one a day- by Hudbay Minerals’ team of lawyers from the well-connected Fasken Martineau law firm. These examinations for discovery (depositions) are...

Carta internacional de Solidaridad con Jesús Cruz de Stop Uranio de Salamanca

¡¡¡Por el Derecho a Resistir!!! YLNM apoya a Jesús Cruz, bloguero y activista de Stop Uranio, Salamanca, España Leer la carta y las personas y organizaciones que la apoyan....

Stop Uranio needs our solidarity again

Stop Uranio needs our solidarity again

Please, if you haven’t done this in july (signatories list is below) sign on to the following solidarity letter to send to Jesús Cruz, from Stop Uranio ( YLNM member). Jesus CRUZ  is going to declare in court TOMORROW tuesday 31 October 2017, because mining company Berkeley, has accused him...

En Guatemala: Ola de represión y criminalización a la resistencia pacífica contra la mina Tahoe Resources

En Guatemala: Ola de represión y criminalización a la resistencia pacífica contra la mina Tahoe Resources

Por este medio manifestamos nuestra solidaridad con las diferentes comunidades de Santa Rosa y Jalapa que desde el 2012, se han organizado para detener de forma pacífica la instalación ilegal e inconsulta del proyecto minero El Escobal, propiedad de Minera San Rafael, subsidiaria de la transnacional canadiense Tahoe Resources....

El CIADI en el banquillo de los acusados

Hace un año, una coalición internacional de organismos de la sociedad civil, en el que participó Alerta Minera Canadá, daba a conocer un comunicado titulado “No hay ganadores en Pac Rim Mining Company vs El Salvador”, en torno al arbitraje del Centro Internacional de Arreglo de Diferencias relativas a Inversiones (CIADI), un...

Ecuador: Azuay en alerta ante el extractivismo minero

Ecuador: Azuay en alerta ante el extractivismo minero

Comunidades rurales, ecologistas, artistas, mujeres y defensores de los Derechos Humanos, reafirmaron el viernes 13 de octubre, su compromiso de seguir luchando contra el extractivismo minero, enfatizando respeto y justicia a las comunidades de Río Blanco, en la provincia de Azuay, Ecuador. Ya que el pasado 8 y 9 de octubre,...

National and international organizations ask the Colombian Constitutional Court to stop the recoil of Popular Consultations

National and international organizations ask the Colombian Constitutional Court to stop the recoil of Popular Consultations

by: Valentina Camacho Montealegre @valentinacmpm (twitter) Through a public letter to the Colombian Constitutional Court, 14 international organizations, 112 Colombian organizations, six research groups and 90 experts and social leaders expressed their opposition against the pronouncement made by the high court saying they are looking at ways of limiting popular...