Latin American UpdatePublished by MAC on 2006-05-04
Latin American Update
4th May 2006
Belgium-based ethical investment campaign, Netwerk Vlaanderen , has just issued a press dossier (see attachment) condemning the activities of UK_based Monterrico Metals in northwestern Peru.
Mining in Brazil once again comes under the spotlight, as a respected NGO condemns its eonrachment on Amazonia. President Lula has stopped smallscale miners from re-entering the Seirra Pelada mine.
Canadian church group, KAIROS, calls for the withdrawal of Metallica Resources from Mexico, claiming it is violating national law.