RadioActive 12/31/09

Producers/Hosts: Amy Browne & Meredith DeFrancesco

Segment 1: Peter Neill, Director of the World Ocean Observatory and host of WERU’s “World Ocean Radio”,  reports back from the UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen.  FMI: www.thew2o.net

Segment 2: Over the holidays , two more anti-mining activists were murdered in the Cabanas region in El Salvador. Area residents allege the Canadian gold mining company, Pacific Rim, is connected to incidents of violence and threats against activists who oppose mining in the community. Because of widespread opposition, El Salvador has passed a moratorium against mining. In response, Pacific Rim is suing the Salvadoran government under the Central American Free trade Agreement, through it’s Nevada subsidiary.

William Castillo,  the Center for Research on Investment and Trade(CEICOM) and the National Coalition Against Mining.
Tom Shrake, President and CEO, Pacific Rim Mining Corporation (written statement)

Over the holidays , two more anti-mining activists were murdered in the Cabanas region in El Salvador. Area residents allege the Canadian gold mining company, Pacific Rim, is connected to incidents of violence and threats against activists who oppose mining in the community. Because of widespread opposition, El Salvador has passed a moratorium against mining. In response, Pacific Rim is suing the Salvadoran government under the Central American Free trade Agreement, through it’s Nevada subsidiary.   William Castillo,  the Center for Research on Investment and Trade(CEICOM) and the National Coalition Against Mining.Tom Shrake, President and CEO, Pacific Rim Mining Corporation (written statement)

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