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  • NEW REPORT: Red Water: Mining and the Right to Water in Porgera, Papua New Guinea
    April 4, 2019
    READ Full Report here.READ Fact Sheet here. Communities living near an industrial gold mine in Porgera, Papua New Guinea (PNG),...
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  • The Marcopper mine spill and the unending wait for justice
    April 2, 2019
    Nikko Dizon, VERA Files(First of two parts) A run-down office building inside the Marcopper mining area, abandoned in 1997, after...
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  • Pakistan military eyes key role developing giant copper and gold mine
    March 11, 2019
    Drazen Jorgic PB EDITORS NOTE: The Reko Diq mine was once a Barrick project, and has always been controversial as...
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  • Mourn the Victims of Peter Munk: Confront Barrick Gold
    April 5, 2018
    The media’s response to the death of Peter Munk – valourizing a man responsible for countless deaths, widespread sexual...
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  • As Mining Companies in Africa Make Billions, Children Are Left Illiterate
    February 1, 2018
    Those who can least afford to pay the heaviest price. By Vijay Prashad / AlterNet Zambia is a rich country with...
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  • “600 families dying contaminated from Barrick in complicity with the state.” Photo provided by community member living next to Barrick and Goldcorp's Pueblo Viejo mine in the Dominican Republic.
    Fighting for Their Water and Their Lives, Communities Take Direct Action Against Barrick Gold in the Dominican Republic
    November 30, 2017
    By Klaire Gain, Upside Down World “El agua vale mas que oro,” or in English “Water is worth more than...
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  • Pobladores de comunidades de Jangas bloquean vía de acceso a mina Pierina
    November 1, 2017
    by Javier Urbano Gómez, Ancash Noticias El jefe de la División Policial de Huaraz, anunció que desde el 20 de octubre...
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  • Activists want rights abuses included in Tanzania, Acacia Mining talks
    October 29, 2017
    Tanzania President Should Insist Barrick Gold Resolves Rights Abuses at Acacia’s North Mara Mine by Rights and Accountability in Development...
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  • Hospital needs funds to re-open
    September 17, 2017
    Post Courier, National News The Paiam hospital at Porgera in the Enga province has been closed for almost one year...
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  • Correspondence with Acacia Mining re: Use of Force by Mine Security at the North Mara Gold Mine, Tanzania.
    August 29, 2017
    by Mining Watch These letters represent an exchange between MiningWatch Canada and RAID-UK and Acacia Mining plc. detailing ongoing concerns...
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  • Canada Just Can't Quit Its Most Abusive Mining Company
    August 4, 2017
    Yves Engler, Huffington Post Barrick's African subsidiary, Acacia Mining, is embroiled in a major political conflict in the east African...
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  • Barrick gets called out as sirens sound red alert at Pueblo Viejo mine
    April 25, 2017
    By Klaire Gain, Media Coop At Barrick Gold's annual general meeting today, Brock University masters student Klaire Gain took the...
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