Wednesday, December 30, 2015

A Legacy of Shame: Canadian Mining Companies leave behind decades of violence in Guatemala

Wherever Canadian mining companies operate, they have an indelible imprint on the social, political and environmental realities in which they insert themselves. In countries that are politically unstable or where a culture of impunity is permitted to thrive, that imprint can span generations with successive mining companies following in the footsteps of their predecessors. Such is the legacy of shame that the Maya Q’eqchi people in Guatemala have been forced to endure for the last half century.

More:  https://intercontinentalcry.org/a-legacy-of-shame-canadian-mining-companies-leave-behind-decades-of-violence-in-their-wake/


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