Communities maintain peaceful blockade to protest negative impacts of Tahoe Resources’ mine in Guatemala

Communities maintain peaceful blockade to protest negative impacts of Tahoe Resources’ mine in Guatemala

Guatemalan communities have peacefully and inspiringly been protesting the impacts of Tahoe Resources’ Escobal mine by stopping mine-related traffic. Find out more from NISGUA. Nisgua. June 15th 2017 Since June 7, 2017, communities surrounding Tahoe Resources’ Escobal mine in southeastern Guatemala have maintained a 24-hour peaceful protest of mine-related traffic. They...

The Story of Ixtepec, Mexico: Protecting Land, Establishing No Go Zones for Mining

The Story of Ixtepec, Mexico: Protecting Land, Establishing No Go Zones for Mining

Yes to Life, No to Mining welcomes our new members No a la Mina Ixtepec from Mexico to our global solidarity network. In this article you can discover more about the mine threatening Ixtepec and the people’s inspirational resistance to this project. Originally published by YLNM members CATAPA. April 22nd...

ACTION: Stand with human rights defender Victor Cruz Chi, his family and the people of Zacualpán!

ACTION: Stand with human rights defender Victor Cruz Chi, his family and the people of Zacualpán!

This urgent action is addressed to the below authorities out of pressing concern for the life of human rights defender Victor Andrés Cruz Chi and his family, the Nahua community of Zacualpan and environmental organization Bios Iguana A.C. in the state of Colima, Mexico. Due to their opposition to a...

Hidden Valley

Hidden Valley

  The Hidden Valley gold and silver mine in the Morobe Province is affecting communities living along the Watut River, a long and fast-flowing river in the lush mountains of Papua New Guinea. In this evocative and beautifully shot short documentary we hear how indigenous models of development are clashing...

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...