In an attempt to shed light on the human rights abuses committed by Canadian mining corporations in Guatemala, Breaching Indigenous Law: Canadian Mining in Guatemala discussed the violence associated with mining operations in Guatemala, focusing on the Marlin mine in the San Marcos district of Guatemala. An update of this article was published in 2010 detailing further incidents of violence as well as outlining mechanisms to hold Canadian mining corporations accountable for human rights violations. The following pages chronicle events that have occurred in 2010 and early 2011.
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Categories: Human Rights Defenders - Indigenous and Campesino Rights in Latin America