Maya Q’eqchi’ Land and Resource Rights

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, 01/15/2014 - 7:34am

A delegation of leaders from Agua Caliente, a Maya Q’eqchi’ community in Guatemala, worked with the Center’s Washington, D.C. office in March to raise international awareness about a nickel mine that threatens to destroy their homelands.

, 04/10/2013 - 6:04am

Leaders seeking international intervention to protect their lands and communities.

, 03/08/2013 - 3:26pm

Mining in indigenous territories is a heated topic, even deadly, in Guatemala. For more than seven years, the Center has been supporting the efforts of the Maya Q’eqchi’ community of Agua Caliente to protect their land and resource rights and bring a halt to plans for mining in their lands and territory. 

, 12/04/2012 - 3:14pm

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights grants precautionary measures in wake of violence against Agua Caliente community members

, 10/24/2012 - 1:04pm

Guatemala debe abstenerse de revivir memorias de la violenta historia de opresión y violencia estatal en la cual se vieron sumergidos los pueblos indígenas. (AP Photo)

, 10/17/2012 - 8:30am

Guatemala must not revisit its history of oppression and violence against indigenous peoples. (AP Photo)

, 10/17/2012 - 8:23am

Agua Caliente files petition with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. 

, 08/17/2011 - 1:43pm

Constitutional Court of Guatemala issues ruling affirming the collective rights of Community to its land. 

, 07/08/2011 - 11:13am
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