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Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 22 March 2011

Colombian Ministry of Mines announces wetlands protection from open pit mining

Colombia has signaled it will halt construction of one of the world’s largest open-pit gold and other metals mine.read more

Grandes Represas, Fuentes de Agua Dulce, Derechos Humanos | 21 March 2011

Organization of American States questions Belo Monte Dam project

Human rights body of the OAS solicits official inquiry while Amazonian communities stage major protests.read more

| 8 March 2011

Lead Astray: What Happens when an American Company Offshores Pollution?

An article from Mother Jones magazine detailing the horrible effects of the Doe Run Peru smelter on the community of La Oroya.read more

Freshwater Sources | 8 March 2011

Public Hearing on the Angostura Mine Suspended: AIDA Publishes Brief Urging the Colombian Government to Protect the Páramos (Spanish Text Only)

PARA PUBLICACION INMEDIATA CONTACTO: Natalia Jiménez, [email protected] Teléfono: (+57) 310-5734176 Suspendida audiencia pública del proyecto...read more

Freshwater Sources | 4 March 2011

The Colombian Government Should Reject the Angosture Mining Project in the Páramos (Spanish Text Only)

PARA PUBLICACION INMEDIATA CONTACTO: Natalia Jiménez, [email protected] Teléfono: (+57) 310-5734176 El Estado colombiano debe rechazar...read more

| 1 December 2010

Costa Rica's High Court Annuls Industrias Infinito's Crucitas Mining Project Concession

25th November, 2010, San José, Costa Rica – The Costa Rican Administrative Court set a historical precedent in the region yesterday when it annulled the concession granted to Industrias Infinito for...read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 11 November 2010

Indigenous and Riverbank Communities Call on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Suspend the Massive Belo Monte Dam in the Brazilian Amazon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 11, 2010 Media Contacts: Astrid Puentes, AIDA - +1 510 984 4610, [email protected] Andressa Caldas, Justiça...read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 16 September 2010

CEMDA and AIDA Present Report to Inter-American Court of Human Rights: Environmental Advocates Are Key to Protecting Human Rights and Are At-Risk in Mexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 15, 2010 CONTACTS: Juan Carlos Arjona Estévez, CEMDA (Mexico) +52-55-5286-332, [email protected] , Skype:...read more

| 23 July 2010

NGOs Request International Intervention to Protect Threatened Wetlands of Nayarit and Sinaloa (Spanish only)

ONG S PIDEN INTERVENCIÓN INTERNACIONAL POR AMENAZAS A HUMEDALES DE N AYARIT Y SINALOA • Organizaciones ambientalistas piden intervención de la Secretaría de RAMSAR por amenaza a ecosistemas vitales...read more

| 18 June 2010

International Mission Visits Mexico to Discuss Threats to Mangroves (Spanish Only)

PARA PUBLICACION INMEDIATA CONTACTOS Sofía Cortina, (52-612) 165-509, [email protected] México, 18 de junio de 2010.- AIDA y CEMDA. La...read more

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