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Toronto, May 20: Central Americans and Canadians Protest Goldcorp’s AGM

On May 20th, dozens of protesters gathered outside the King Edward hotel in Toronto, Canada, where Canadian mining company Goldcorp was having its annual general meeting. Along with several supporters, Honduran and Guatemalan community leaders Carlos Amador and Fausto Valiente, both from Goldcorp open pit gold mine affected regions in Honduras and Guatemala respectively, addressed the shareholders inside the AGM.

Videos of the protest can be seen on youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EP4OU9As_QE&feature=user
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAQ5Ul5Rgag

A few photos of the protest can be found on Indymedia: http://www.indymedia.org/en/2008/05/906887.shtml

Articles in English:
http://www.catholicregister.org/content/view/1855/849/
http://www.mineweb.com/mineweb/view/mineweb/en/page68?oid=53349&sn=Detail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080521.wrgoldcorp21/BNStory/energy/?page=rss&id=RTGAM.20080521.wrgoldcorp21

Background info:
http://www.rightsaction.org/Reports/Mining_Goldcorp_BW_042608.pdf

Articles in Spanish: http://noticias.espanol.yahoo.com/s/20052008/54/negocios-activistas-centroamericanos-protestan-junta-accionistas-goldcorp.html
http://buenosdiasplaneta.org/2008/05/21/activistas-centroamericanos-protestan-en-la-junta-de-accionistas-de-goldcorp/
http://proceso.hn/2008/05/21/Migrantes/Hondure.C.B/6053.html
http://www.prensa.com/HOY/mundo/1356173.html


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