Central and South America

Brazil - Vale ordered to halt production at giant Amazon nickel mine

Canadian Church Is to Divest Goldcorp Shares

Ecuador - US appeals court orders Ecuador to pay $96 mn to Chevron

Brazil - Yudja indigenous people request consultation regarding Belo Sun

Guatemalan Court Suspends Mining Operations in La Puya

Militarization and murders stifle anti-mining movement in Guatemala

Ecuador: Girón advances toward a community plebiscite to stop mining in Kimsacocha

Pope Francis asks pardon for church's 'crimes' against indigenous peoples

Guyana: Gold For Green Forests

Guatemalans Are Taking Their Democracy Back