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Indigenous Leaders Confront Barrick Gold

“Indigenous leaders from Papua New Guinea and Chile traveled to Canada this week to attend the April 29 shareholders’ meeting of Barrick Gold. Here, they will confront Barrick about human rights abuses and environmental degradation on their lands.” Highly Recommended! Indigenous Leaders confront Barrick Gold Paul York writes: This is the best media to come […]

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Indigenous Community in Argentina Votes to Ban Canadian Mine

From Intercontinental Cry The Indigenous Municipality of Tilcara, in northern Argentina’s Quebrada de Humahuaca district, has ratified legislation that prohibits open-pit metal mining, as well as the storage, use, sale, production, extraction and transportation of dangerous substances used in the mining process. Tilcara announced its decision on July 8, in the final days of a […]

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