PERÚ: Suspenden Construcción de la Mina de Cobre Tía María

Foto: Manifestantes bloquean la calle en Arequipa. Este artículo es una traducción. Por Jakob Stein La semana pasada, el Ministerio de Energía y Minas de Perú suspendió el permiso para la construcción de la mina de cobre Tía María, un proyecto de 1.4 mil de millones de dólares, en la región de Arequipa. El gobierno reaccionario suspendió la licencia supuestamente para reevaluar su legalidad y tomar … Continue reading PERÚ: Suspenden Construcción de la Mina de Cobre Tía María

PERU: Construction of Tía María Copper Mine Suspended

Photo: Protesters block road in Arequipa By Jakob Stein Last week, Peru’s Ministry of Energy and Mines suspended the permit for the construction of the $1.4 billion Tia Maria copper mine in the Arequipa region. The reactionary government suspended the license supposedly to reevaluate its legality and take into account the objections from local officials, but paralyzing strikes, port blockades, and combative protests have forced … Continue reading PERU: Construction of Tía María Copper Mine Suspended

CANADA: State Forces Out Indigenous Protesters to Make Way for Pipeline

by David Martinez The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) forcefully evicted camps set up by the Wet’suwet’en tribal peoples defending their unceded territories in the province of British Columbia. In total, fourteen campers protesting the governments plans for an oil pipeline were arrested. The attack is considered an ‘act of war’ by traditional tribal leaders, and shows the violent nature of Canada’s settler-colonial origins. The evictions are meant … Continue reading CANADA: State Forces Out Indigenous Protesters to Make Way for Pipeline