Social Issues

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  • 16 Oct 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Mexico's Federal Chamber of Deputies has called on Sonora State Governor Guillermo Padrés Elías to halt all activities related to the controversial Independencia Pipeline and establish a dialogue with the Yaqui tribe. The
  • 25 Sep 2014- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HERMOSILLO, Mexico Indigenous water activist and spokesman for the Yaqui tribe Mario Luna Romero is at risk of an unfair trial after being arrested in Mexico's Sonora state on September 11th, according to human rights group Amnesty International.
  • 22 Sep 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Heavy rains last week caused by Hurricane Odile have led to more flooding at the Buenavista del Cobre copper mine in Mexico’s Sonora state, the mine's owner, Grupo Mexico, said in a statement on September 21st. The company said
  • 26 Aug 2014- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HERMOSILLO, Mexico Some 800 members of Mexico’s national mining and metallurgical workers union occupied the three main entrances to the Buenavista del Cobre mine in Sonora state last week to protest the spilling of 40,000 cubic meters of leached copper
  • 21 Aug 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Mexico's Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA) is filing a criminal complaint against the Buenavista del Cobre mining company, after approximately 40,000 cubic meters of leached copper spilled into the