The Canadian Press reports that, “A Mexican mine run by a Canadian company embroiled in a controversy around the death of a local activist (Abarca Roblero) has been shut down over environmental concerns.” “Abarca Roblero was known as a passionate critic of Blackfire, which he blamed for contaminating local rivers and for killing local crops […]
Water Justice News
Updates from around the world about the global water crisis, and the struggle for water justice.
On October 31, 2004, the people of Uruguay made history by being the first people in the world to vote on the human right to water. By an almost two-thirds majority, the people of Uruguay voted to amend their constitution to ensure not only that access to piped water and sanitation is a fundamental human […]