Human rights body of the OAS solicits official inquiry while Amazonian communities stage major protests.Read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 11, 2010 Media Contacts: Astrid Puentes, AIDA - +1 510 984 4610, apuentes@aida-americas.org Andressa Caldas, Justiça Global: +55 21 2544 2320 / 21 8187 0794, andressa@global.org.br Renata Pinheiro, Xingu Alive Forever Movement: + 55 93 9172 9776, rspinheiro2@yahoo.ca...Read more
Large dams consistently cause severe, and often irreversible, environmental and social damage. Their construction is also often associated with violations of international human rights and environmental laws. AIDA’s report Large Dams in the Americas: Is the Cure Worse than the Disease? explores...
Para Publicación Inmediata: 19 de Marzo de 2010 Contacto: Astrid Puentes Riaño - AIDA, +(52-1-55) 23016639, apuentes@aida-americas.org Informe: Grandes Represas en América ¿Peor el remedio que la enfermedad? AIDA PRESENTA DOCUMENTO ANTE EL BID El objetivo del documento es el de promover un mejor...Read more
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Examines Impacts of Large Dams in Latin America Washington, D.C. - On November 2, 2009 the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold a hearing on the impacts that large dams in Latin America have on human rights and the environment. Dam-affected...Read more
"Large Dams in the Americas: Is the Cure Worse than the Disease?" ( Executive Summary in English , Full Report in Spanish only ), analyses the problems with large dams from the perspective of human rights and international environmental law. Our objective is to promote a greater understanding of...Read more
CONSTITUTIONAL COURT ORDERS CHANGE IN ENVIRONMENTAL LICENSE FOR BABA DAM, ECUADOR FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION: CONTACTS: Silvana Rivadeneira (593 3) 2 459822 Astrid Puentes, AIDA (5255) 5212-0141 srivadeneira@ecolex-ec.org apuentes@aida-americas.org Quito, January 8, 2009 - The Constitutional Court...Read more
Para publicación inmediata Contactos: Astrid Puentes (México) Natalia Landivar (Quito) Monti Aguirre (Berkeley, EEUU) (5255) 55212-0141 (593) 2 22 24 962 (1-510) 848-1155 apuentes@aida-americas.org landivar@fian.org monti@internationalrivers.org Organizaciones Internacionales apoyan amparo contra...Read more
April 2, 2008 AIDA and other international and Mexican organizations submitted a legal brief ( Amicus Curiae ) to the Collegiate Tribunal of Guerrero in Acapulco in support of a constitutional lawsuit brought by CECOP and the Mexican Center for Environmental Law against the Federal Commission of...Read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2007 CONTACT: Claudia Gómez-Portugal, (5255) 5268-3323 ext. 23, claudia@sakbe.com Federal Judge Suspends Construction of the La Parota Hydroelectric Project! Mexico DF. August 28, 2007 - On August 14 th , a federal judge in Acapulco, in the state of Guerrero,...Read more