The Hidden Story of a Notorious Guatemalan Nickel Mine

by Sandra Cuffe / The Intercept CRISTÓBAL POP VIVIDLY remembers when the lake suddenly turned red. Indigenous Maya Q’eqchi’ fishermen depend on Lake Izabal, Guatemala’s largest lake, for their livelihoods, and Pop had just been elected president of the local fishers guild when […]

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Serbia: Activists block roads to protest lithium mine

From Deutsche Welle   Protesters blocked major roads in Serbia on Sunday and demanded the government cancel plans to build a lithium mine in the west of the country. The main north-south highway that passes through the capital, Belgrade, was targeted by environmental protection […]

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