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| 19 June 2008

AIDA Supports Legal Action Against Baba Dam (Spanish Text Only)

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...read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 2 June 2008

Costa Rican Court Reinforces Protection of Leatherback National Marine Park: Declares Ruling Allowing Construction in Park Unconstitutional

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica, June 2, 2008 – On May 23rd, the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice of Costa Rica repealed a municipal zoning regulation because of its impacts on the most...read more

Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 9 April 2008

Doe Run Smelter in La Oroya, Peru, Loses Environmental Certification

FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION: April 9, 2008 Press Contacts: Perry Gottesfeld, Executive Director OK International 415-362-9898 [email protected]read more

Large Dams | 2 April 2008

Threats from Proposed Dam in La Parota, Mexico, Challenged in Amicus Curiae Legal Brief

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...read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 5 September 2007

Human Rights Body Calls on Peru to Protect Citizens from Contamination by American-Owned Smelter

For immediate release: September 5, 2007 PRESS CONTACTS : Astrid Puentes, AIDA (+5255) 52120141 [email protected] Martin Wagner, (510) 550-...read more

| 28 August 2007

Federal Judge Suspends Construction of the La Parota Hydroelectric Project!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2007 CONTACT: Claudia Gómez-Portugal, (5255) 5268-3323 ext. 23, [email protected] Federal Judge Suspends Construction of the...read more

Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 24 April 2007

IACHR Forwards La Oroya Human Rights Petition to Peruvian Government for Comment

For immediate release: April 24, 2007 PRESS CONTACTS: Astrid Puentes, AIDA (+5255) 52120141 [email protected] Martin Wagner, Earthjustice (...read more

Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 21 March 2007

AIDA and Participating Organizations Submit La Oroya Petition to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 21, 2007 Press Contacts: Astrid Puentes, AIDA (+5255) 52120141 [email protected] Luis Eduardo Cisneros (+511)...read more

| 14 February 2007

Plan Colombia Aerial Herbicide Spraying Not Proved Safe for the Environment – Released to US Congress

For Immediate Release February 14, 2007 CONTACTS: Anna Cederstav, AIDA (510) 550-6700 [email protected] Astrid Puentes, AIDA (5255)...read more

| 1 December 2006

AIDA critical of Colombian spraying in Ecuadorian border region

AIDA critical of Colombian spraying in Ecuadorian border region The Colombian government is violating a bilateral accord with Ecuador by spraying a mixture of herbicides intended to destroy coca...read more

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