Economic Benefits and Environmental Risks of the Marlin Mine

The Marlin mine in Guatemala has been the object of local conflict and international scrutiny for nearly a decade. In mid-2010, in order to protect the health, environment and human rights of local indigenous communities, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States issued precautionary measures, calling on the Guatemalan government to suspend operations at the Marlin mine.

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Categories: Guatemala
Author: Global Development and Environment Institute