Month: November 2010

Pacific Rim Mining’s charges against Salvadoran environmentalists fall flat

[Source – CISPES] *** For immediate release*** Contact: Alexis Stoumbelis, CISPES 202-521-2510 Sensuntepeque, Cabañas, El Salvador—On November 25, 2010, a district judge in Cabañas, El Salvador, dropped serious charges against seven local environmentalists who were accused by Vancouver-based Pacific Rim Mining of “kidnapping”, “aggravated robbery,” and “aggravated threats” among others. All seven were members of the …

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