Indigenous Communities Slam Mining Injustice in Honduras

Indigenous Communities Slam Mining Injustice in Honduras

Originally published by TeleSUR on 10/07/15.   Photo: COPINH Communities condemn the corporate sell-off of land for mining extraction and the creation of a “transnational dictatorship” in Honduras. Indigenous people in Honduras are protesting an international conference on mining in the capital Tegucigalpa to condemn the human rights abuses committed...

Common Frontiers: The Impact of Canadian Mining in Honduras

Common Frontiers: The Impact of Canadian Mining in Honduras

  • Written on: 14 April 2015
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(English/Spanish) Common Frontiers organized a human rights and elections observation mission to Honduras from November 17-27th 2013. The goal was to see first-hand how Canada’s investment is impacting human, labour, environmental and democratic rights in Honduras, and support the electoral and human rights process during the presidential elections. The mission...

Honduran Organizations Demand Support for Farming Not Mining

Honduran Organizations Demand Support for Farming Not Mining

Translated from the original in Spanish. Available online via rabble.ca, by Mining Watch Canada. Last week, the Honduran National Coalition of Environmental Networks and Organizations (CONROA by its initials in Spanish) protested a World Bank-sponsored “Conference on Sustainable Development of Natural Resources” in Tegucigalpa. CONROA urged the Bank – and the...

Territories Free of Mining on the Rise in Honduras

Territories Free of Mining on the Rise in Honduras

Story by Sandra Cuffe (Originally posted by Beacon Reader where you can support Sandra’s investigative reporting on mining in Central America)    While the Honduran government continues its promotion of mining investment, communities around the country are voting against mining in open town hall assemblies. At least 10 municipalities in Honduras have...