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  1. Goldcorp Suspends Operations at Guatemalan Mine

    8 Aug 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala Canadian mining giant Goldcorp last week announced it has suspended its Cerro Blanco gold mine project in Guatemala, citing an unfavorable global financial context for investing in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/14/2013 - 12:50

  2. Peruvian Anti-Mining Lawyers Prepare for Newmont Human Rights Suit

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    Local Press Report - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  3. OAS Discusses Budget, Sustainable Development

    18 Oct 2012- 10:07 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Bahamas Weekly The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) unanimously agreed to hold a special session of the General Assembly on Thursday, November 15th to approve the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  4. Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Concerned About Peru Mine Protest Deaths

    The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, an autonomous body of the Organization of American States, has expressed concern over the violent clashes that erupted last week between police and protesters opposed to Newmont Mining Corp.’s $4.8 billion ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/10/2012 - 10:31

  5. Belo Monte Dam Workers' Strike Declared Illegal by Brazil

    The Norte Energia Company (also called Consorcio Construtor Belo Monte), which is building the controversial Belo Monte hydropower project, won a victory earlier this month when the Superior Court of Justice, the country’s highest appellate court, turned ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 20:44

  6. Bolivia Presents Draft Proposal on Food Security to OAS

    23 Mar 2012- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Bolivian Foreign Minister David Choquehuanca presented a draft proposal to members of the Organization of American States (OAS) containing provisions against privatization of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:00

  7. Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay Implement New Project in Pilcomayo Basin

    1 Sep 2011- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Argentina, BUENOS AIRES Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay are jointly implementing a new project in the Pilcomayo watershed, with support from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the Organization of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:46

  8. Bill Clinton Speaks Out Against Dams at Global Sustainability Forum

    14 Apr 2011- 11:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Brazil, MANAUS Former U.S. President Bill Clinton spoke out about the problems with dam-building, saying there needed to be a balance between generating energy and preserving watersheds and the environment. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 15:03

  9. Human Rights Commission Looks Into Climate Change Effects on Freshwater

    7 Apr 2011- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, an autonomous body of the Organization of American States (OAS), held a hearing at the end of March on how climate change, which is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:17

  10. Clinton Visits Haiti, Discusses Recovery, Cholera, Elections

    2 Feb 2011- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAITI, PORT-AU-PRINCE  U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton visited Haiti on January 30, where she discussed earthquake recovery, the cholera epidemic and the November presidential elections. After ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:00

  11. OAS Meets on Climate Change

    24 Nov 2010- 15:02 by Local Press Report DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, SANTO DOMINGO Dominican Today (Dominican Republic) Delegates from the 32 Organization of American States Member States met in the capital of the Dominican Republic last week for discussions on ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 15:00