James A Rodriguez

El Estor, Izabal, Guatemala

Martin Cac Xol, husband of Margarita Caal Caal, one of the eleven plaintiffs in the Caal vs. HudBay legal case in Canada, sits at home on a hammock with one of his daughters. The Q'eqchi' Mayan community of Lote 8 was violently evicted on 17 January 2007, by state forces on the orders of the Guatemalan Nickel Company (CGN), then-owned by Canadian mining firm Skye Resources. During the eviction, numerous local women were gang-raped by the police and CGN security personnel. In a landmark legal case, eleven women from Lote 8 are suing HudBay Minerals Inc., the mining firm that purchased Skye in 2008, in their home jurisdiction of Ontario, Canada, for negligence and carelessness causing physical and psychological harm.

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James A Rodriguez
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El Estor, Izabal
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Guatemala
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