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Friday, November 14, 2014

News release: The Government of Canada released its revised Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Strategy for extractive companies operating overseas, finally recognising its power to withdraw the substantial support that it provides such companies in order to make them accountable, but declining to apply that power in any meaningful way.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Press Release: During the morning hours of November 10, local residents from Uchucarcco, in the region of Cusco, Peru mobilized near the Constancia mining project to protest the HudBay MInerals’ sustained failure to make good on commitments with the local population. According to local media, a group of residents crossed the company’s security fence. Two individuals were detained by the significant police force that protects the camp.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

News release: London-based African Barrick Gold is being sued in the United Kingdom by Tanzanian villagers for deaths and injuries allegedly caused by security and police guarding the company's North Mara mine. 

Thursday, October 30, 2014

(Corcoesto, Galicia, 30 October 2014) Edgewater Exploration Ltd. and Mineira de Corcoesto Ltd. are hiding the true extreme of their financial weakness behind a smokescreen. 

Ø  Mineira de Corcoesto’s accounts for the 2013 financial year show the company's non-compliance with Spanish accounting regulations as they have failed to amortize intangible assets.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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Monday, October 27, 2014

Presentation: Through its acts and omissions, the Canadian government plays a central role in enabling Canadian mining companies in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as tolerating and contributing to the systematic rights violations taking place.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Media advisory: The Canadian Government has failed to respond to a decade’s worth of recommendations to prevent and provide effective recourse for harms related to Canadian mining operations in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a report by the Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability that will be presented in a public hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, October 28th.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

This brief presents data derived from field assessments by MiningWatch Canada and partners at the Porgera Joint Venture mine, Papua New Guinea, and by MiningWatch Canada with Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID)  at the North Mara gold mine, Tanzania. It was prepared for the Centre for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility Workshop on Remedy, Ottawa, September 25, 2014, by Catherine Coumans.

Monday, October 20, 2014

News release: On Friday, the International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law (IHRP), MiningWatch Canada, and the Canadian Centre for International Justice (CCIJ) filed their factum with the Supreme Court of Canada in Yaiguaje et al. v. Chevron.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Press Release: Kevin McArthur, CEO of Tahoe Resources Inc, has been summoned by the District Attorney’s office in Villa Nueva, Guatemala to provide his declaration with regard to the company's policy of criminalization against community leaders who are in peaceful resistance to the Escobal mine.