‘It’s possible to fight the giant and to win’- YLNM’s Mariana Gomez on Cajamarca, peace and extractivism

‘It’s possible to fight the giant and to win’- YLNM’s Mariana Gomez on Cajamarca, peace and extractivism

Mariana Gómez Soto (Yes to Life, No to Mining’s Latin America coordinator in Colombia) speaks to the Karibu Foundation, about Cajamarca’s mine-stopping referendum, how it has affected political life in Colombia and inspired other movements in the region and around the world. Karibu Foundation, April 15th 2017 In 2009, South...

Water and Peace for Diodora Hernandez and her Family in Guatemala

Water and Peace for Diodora Hernandez and her Family in Guatemala

Please sign on to the letter below and stand in solidarity with Diodora Hernandez and her family by sending your name, country and state/province to: grahame@rightsaction.org. Or, use this letter to reach out to your networks, contacts, etc, collect your own signatures, and send your letter on February 9. If...

Guatemala: Communities struggling against mining win major victory

Guatemala: Communities struggling against mining win major victory

By Jeff Abbott. Originally posted by Waging Non-Violence. For three years the communities of San Jose del Golfo and San Pedro Ayampuc have struggled against the construction of a gold mine in their communities. The La Puya resistance has maintained their opposition in the face of criminalization and violence, but they have...