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Protesters severely injured during anti-mining protest in Peru

A large-scale regional strike has been called on September 16 by organisations and trade unions leading the struggle against the construction of the copper mining project in the Islay province. The strike, involving the southern regions of the country demands definitive cancellation.

Protests continue against Tia Maria mining project in Peru

The inhabitants, farmers, environmentalists, provincial and regional authorities are demanding a definite termination of the mining project

Protesters in Peru demand a definite end of the Tía María mining project

Several sectors of the Arequipa region have decided to go on an indefinite general strike and will demonstrate in Lima next week

Brumadinho, six months after a crime with no remedy

Vale is paying a minimum wage as emergency aid to less than 10% of the 944,000 people affected by the dam disaster

Protests in Peru against Tía María mining project enters second week

The inhabitants of the area are concerned about the serious impacts that the mining operations will have on the environment and agriculture

‘Good guy’ Trudeau approves oil pipeline expansion despite Indigenous protest

For the past year, a group of Secwepemc Indigenous people have been camping in the pipeline’s path to protest the construction of the pipeline

Brazil’s natural resources are targets for a capitalism in crisis, says MST leader

In the opening of seminar that debates agrarian and environmental issues, Stedile analyses global economic landscape

Tens of thousands of Colombians march in defense of water and life

More than 50,000 people mobilized in defense of the Santurbán páramo and against the gold mining project of the company Sociedad Minera de Santander-Minesa

“This is a war against the Honduran people”

Last week, the Honduran government announced an agreement for a 311 million dollar IMF loan even as news surfaced about the arrival of 1,000 Israeli troops to the country

“Democracy has been hijacked in Guatemala”

Daniel Pascual, coordinator of the Committee for Peasant Unity (CUC), speaks about the struggle for the rights of Indigenous and peasant people and for the defense of territory in Guatemala at a conference in Basque Country

Peruvian peasants continue protests against Chinese mining firm

On March 28, leaders of over 38 peasant communities of the Challhuahuacho district of Cotabambas province in the Apurímac department of Peru began an indefinite strike in support of the protests carried out against the Chinese mining company, MMG Limited Las Bambas

São Luís in the state of maranhão A day to honor struggles against extractivism and exploitation

On March 14, people across Brazil marched and demonstrated in defense of their right over their lands and resources, and against private transnational corporates stealing precious minerals

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