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Blockade lifted at Peñasquito gold mine
2019-10-09
Peñasquito mine, one of Newmont Goldcorp’s largest, has suffered on and off blockades in recent years, most recently linked to truckers and claims its operations have affected local water supplies
Mining firm Silver Bull stops operations at Sierra Mojada project
2019-10-01
The Canadian firm has been on an ongoing legal battle with a cooperative of local miners
Negotiations to restart at Peñasquito mine if blockade lifted
2019-09-26
After Zacatecas governor Alejandro Tello went to Peñasquito mine to negotiate its opening, settlers of Mazapil pointed out that the alleged lifting of the blockade was staged, for CAVA carriers had no intention of liberating the mine
Blockade ignites temporary suspension at Peñasquito Mine
2019-09-17
Newmont Goldcorp suspended its operations at the mine located in Zacatecas, as well as all its investments until the “illegal blockade” by a trucking contractor and members of the Cedros community is lifted
Crisis at Peñasquito mine after Goldcorp suspends all payments
2019-05-02
300 mine workers protested outside the local Congress and asked local lawmakers to help solve the issue
Mexican community fights the biggest gold producer in the world
2019-04-30
Newmont Goldcorp Chief Operating Officer, Tom Palmer, said the blockade stemmed from concerns in the local community about water supply and issues with a trucking contractor
The education reform is at risk
2019-03-27
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2016-07-05
Main Reforma avenue has been closed by the protesters.
2016-06-04
They demand answers after the massive damage caused by last Wednesday rains.
2016-04-30
Their ambulance was stopped for two hours during an indigenous protest.