Mexican Indigenous Protests Shine a Spotlight on the Damage Done by Canadian Mines (VICE News)

13 April 2016

(13 April 2016) “”In our communities, there’s gold, there’s silver, and there’s gasoline, but the money these generate does not support us and only benefits the international companies and the rich elites,” the activist said. “Mexico needs legislation that requires the authorities to consult the local residents before giving concessions. And the wealth made must be shared.”

Jiménez took particular aim at Canadian mining companies, claiming nearly 70 percent of the country’s mining concessions are Canadian owned.”

 
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