CARLOS AMADOR is a teacher and community leader in El Porvenir, 15 kilometres from Goldcorp’s open-pit, cyanide-leaching gold mine – the “San Martin” mine. Since 2000, Carlos has been educating and organizing local communities in the Siria Valley, and working to resist and demand justice for the health and environmental harms and human rights violations caused by Goldcorp’s mine.
Learn more about the community struggles related to Goldcorp Inc’s open-pit, cyanide-bonding mines in Honduras and Guatemala - rightsaction.org/mining.htm
This talk took place at a public event on
COMMUNITY & INDIGENOUS RESISTANCE TO HARMFUL GOLD MINING IN GUATEMALA & HONDURAS in Ottawa on Algonquin Territory on May 13, 2010.