Cuenca del Río Guayabamba (Area 1); Flanco Oriental de Pichincha y cinturón verde de Quito; y Maquipucuna. Las dos primeras son estatales,, la última es privada.
Protected areas affected: Cuenca del Río Guayabamba (Area 1); Flanco Oriental de Pichincha and cinturón verde de Quito; and Maquipucuna. The first two mentioned are state run and the latter is private.
On Monday, February 6, hundreds of Ecuadorians from different mining-affected communities, including those from 22 communities in the Intag area, came to Quito to express their rejection of mining activities carried out in their territories. Other residents of the Pacto … Continue reading
The communities of Intag, backed by most local governments, have forced two transnational mining companies to abandoned the Llurimagua mining project since 1995, the year the resistance to mining initiated in Intag. Since 2012, the government of Ecuador, with support … Continue reading
Click here to view the letter to Chile´s president: Carta a Bachelet
Haga Click Aqui para el documento completo/Click here for to get the attachement:DRAGONES EN EL EDEN Junio 2016
While Ecuador and Codelco try to sell the myth everyone is happy in Intag with their project, they lose critical support at the communities closest to the project
Yesterday the government of Ecuador proudly announced the signing of a new agreement between the Ecuadorian state-owned mining company, ENAMI, and Chile’s CODELCO- the world’s largest copper producer (also state-owned). The shame-full act was presided by none other than Codelco’s … Continue reading