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Civil society organizations working on extractive industries transparency in Mexico express their concern about government espionage and human rights violations.

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Spy Government: Systematic surveillance against journalists and human rights defenders in Mexico

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The 47th OAS General Assembly has an important opportunity to advance in the protection of human rights in the region

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Civil society organizations request investigations of Almaden Minerals in the U.S. and Canada for concealing information from investors

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CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS REQUEST INVESTIGATIONS OF ALMADEN MINERALS IN THE U.S. AND CANADA FOR CONCEALING INFORMATION FROM INVESTORS – The Canadian company breached the disclosure requirements of financial regulators at its gold and silver mining project in the Sierra Norte of Puebla, Mexico. – Local opposition and lack of respect for the human rights of […]


Almaden Minerals Mining Workers Threaten Villagers in the Sierra Norte of Puebla

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Almaden Minerals lists new shares to finance mining activity in Puebla, without obtaining exploration permit

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ALMADEN MINERALS LISTS NEW SHARES TO FINANCE MINING ACTIVITY IN PUEBLA, WITHOUT OBTAINING EXPLORATION PERMIT – Communities affected by the mining project report that the company has omitted information from investors and Mexican authorities about its plans to extract gold and silver. – An Impact Assessment on Human Rights found that the company’s activity endangers […]


Civil society warns of omissions in the creation of the National Business and Human Rights Program in Mexico

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CIVIL SOCIETY WARNS OF OMISSIONS IN THE CREATION OF THE NATIONAL BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS PROGRAM IN MEXICO • The Mexican Government ignored recommendations from the Civil Society Focal Group on Business and Human Rights in Mexico. • Lack of inclusion of affected communities, lack of transparency and absence of some key actors among the […]


Canadian mining company violates environmental regulation in Mexico

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Recommendations to the Mexican Government in relation to the National Baseline Assessment for the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in Mexico

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Recommendations to the Mexican Government in relation to the National Baseline Assessment for the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in Mexico DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT (SPANISH) This document contains recommendations addressed to various units of the Federal Public Administration, and seek to contribute to an improvement of the current situation in […]


National Baseline Assessment for the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in Mexico

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National Baseline Assessment for the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in Mexico EXECUTIVE SUMMARY DOWNLOAD THE ENTIRE DOCUMENT (SPANISH) The present study identifies the policy criteria in the field of business and human rights that currently exist and to lay the foundation for the protection of human rights in […]