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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 […]


Communities affected by human rights abuses in the north of Mexico share their cases with the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

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The UN Business and Human Rights Working Group conducts its first regional visit to Oaxaca

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Civil Society asks to the United Nations to document human rights violations by business enterprises

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Mining, infrastructure and energy projects –including hydroelectric and wind farm projects-, are those that caused the major number of human rights violations. Report with more than 60 cases of violations throughout the country (In Spanish). On the occasion of the official visit to Mexico of the Working Group on Business and Human Rights of the […]


The Río Sonora watershed committees (Comités de Cuenca Río Sonora) announce legal victories in the United States

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Méxicoleaks wins the FRIDA award for innovative practices in Latin America

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