International Organizations Publish Statement in Solidarity with La Puya

NISGUA joins 10 international organizations who stand in solidarity with the communities of the Peaceful Resistance “La Puya” impacted by the international arbitration claim filed against the state of Guatemala by US mining company, Kappes, Cassiday & Associates. Community members from San José del Golfo and San Pedro Ayampuc [...]

2019-12-25T00:43:58+00:00February 1st, 2019|Defense of life and territory|

Guatemala’s Highest Court Orders Tahoe’s Escobal Mine to Remain Suspended

Press Release September 4, 2018 Earthworks * MiningWatch Canada * Projet Accompagnement Québec-Guatemala * Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala * Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network Late Monday night, the Guatemalan Constitutional Court ruled that [US-Canadian owned] Tahoe Resources’ Escobal mine will remain suspended while the Ministry [...]

2019-12-27T18:38:56+00:00September 5th, 2018|Defense of life and territory, Escobal|

Tribunal 2012: “We are defending the life of all humanity with our struggle”

Participants listen as the international tribunal pronounces its final sentence. Graham Hunt On July 14 and 15, 2012, participants from throughout Mesoamerica and North America gathered in San Miguel Ixtahuacán, in northwest Guatemala, for the first ever International People's Health Tribunal.  Over two days, the panel of judges listened [...]

2019-12-27T17:39:53+00:00July 16th, 2012|Defense of life and territory, Huehuetenango|