16 year old anti-mining activist murdered in Guatemala


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On May 1st, over 60 people gathered on Adelaide Street in Toronto in front of Goldcorp’s offices in celebration of Topacio Reynos’s life. Topacio was a 16 year old mining resistance activist. She was assassinated by unknown gunmen on April 13th in Guatemala. Her activism and leadership was celebrated in Guatemala by her friends, family and community members whilst back in Vacouver, Goldcorp was announcing this year’s profits at their annual shareholder meeting. CKUT’s Amelie Phillipson spoke with Rachel Small from the Mining Injustice Solidarity Network to find out more.


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