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Violence Surrounds Canadian Mining Projects in Ecuador

Two Canadian mining companies are drawing the ire of activists and Indigenous groups in Ecuador, where the government of Guillermo Lasso is using Toronto-based Adventus Mining’s Curipamba copper-gold project in Las Naves and Vancouver-headquartered Atico Mining’s La Plata project in Sigchos as test sites to impose a new and controversial process for environmental consultation under Decree 754—an executive edict issued on May 31 that has been roundly denounced as unconstitutional and illegal.
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State of Deception

A fact-finding report on El Salvador’s detained water defenders, the potential return of environmentally destructive mining, and the state of human rights under the Bukele administration. Report Co-Authors: Alejandro Artiga-Purcell, Robin Broad, Pedro Cabezas, John Cavanagh, Bernie Hammond, Manuel Perez-Rocha, Angela Sanbrano, Heather White, Ross Wells, and Scott Wright.