Water Justice News: Mexico

 

Mexico City-based Blue Planet Project organizer Claudia Campero Arena will be at the ‘Sí a la vida, No a la minería’ conference in Capulálpam, Oaxaca beginning today.
As noted in a media release for the ‘Yes to Life, No to Mining’ conference, “At this meeting we will work around the following themes: mining situation in Mesoamerica; Rights […]

 

Hundreds of people gathered in Comalapa, Chiapas, Mexico this past week for three days of information sessions, training and to exchange of experiences to challenge the impacts of mining companies. The gathering coincided with the third anniversary of the killing of Mariano Abarca and a large march commemorated his life and his struggle against the […]

 

Friends,
I invite you to read my observations of my recent trip to Mexico here.

“In November 2012, members of the Blue Planet Project team, including Maude Barlow, former Senior Advisor on Water to the 63rd President of the United Nations General Assembly and Blue Planet Project founder, and Claudia Campero, Blue Planet Project Organizer, traveled to […]

 

The Blue Planet Project participated in a ‘Misión Civil de Observación’ in San Jose del Progreso, Mexico last week. The group of about 25 observers looked into the Canadian-owned Fortuna Silver mine (operating through its Mexican subsidiary Compañía Minera Cuzcatlan) near this community (ejido) of Indigenous Zapotec farmers near the city of Oaxaca.
Pieced together from […]

 

I have been in San Jose del Progreso in Oaxaca, Mexico this week on behalf of the Blue Planet Project with Brent Patterson as part of a human rights delegation called the “Mision Civil de Observacion Justicia para San Jose del Progreso.” The Mision is aimed at investigating tensions surrounding yet […]

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