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Barrick Gold contaminated 5 rivers in Argentina
The Dawn News
February 26th, 2016
A report by the authorities of the South American country revealed that the Canadian transnational company polluted 5 rivers in the province of San Juan

Ten Killed At African Barrick Operations in Tanzania
by Richard SmallteacherCorpWatch Blog
As many as 10 people have been killed by police this year at African Barrick Gold's operations in Tanzania, according to a new report from two NGOs - MiningWatch Canada and Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID) in the UK.

Tanzanian villagers sue African Barrick Gold over 2011 violence
Reuters
July 29th, 2013
African Barrick Gold is being sued in Britain's High Court by a group of Tanzanians who say the company was complicit in the killing by police of at least six villagers at one of its mines in incidents dating back two years.

Tanzania: Police Fire Live Bullets At Civilians
by Jacob MuginiTanzania Daily News
September 1st, 2012
ANTI-RIOT police have shot dead two civilians at the North Mara Gold Mine which is operated by African Barrick Gold (ABG) in the Northern Tarime District.

Is Barrick Gold Shrinking Chilean Glaciers?
Weekly News Update on the Americas
In a report published on July 19, the Argentine branch of the environmental group Greenpeace charged that operations by the Toronto-based Barrick Gold Corporation in the Andes at the border with Chile had already significantly damaged three small glaciers.

University of Toronto Community Rallies Against the Corporate Takeover of UofT - joined by Noam Chomsky
The Anti-Corporatization Working Group of the UT General Assembly is calling a rally today outside of the University of Toronto’s Governing Council to protest the Munk “donation” and the privatization of education. Professor Noam Chomsky, speaking at a public lecture in the afternoon, has expressed support for the cause and is expected to make an appearance at the rally.

Protect Sacred Mt. Tenabo
September 23rd, 2010

Barrick Gold says three workers killed in mine collapse in Tanzania
by KRISTINE OWRAMThe Canadian Press
March 17th, 2010
A unit of Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold Corp. has suspended operations at a mine in Tanzania after three workers were killed in a cave-in, one week before shares in the spin-off company are expected to begin trading on the London Stock Exchange.

** BARRICK MINING DISASTERS - Emergency Funds Needed **
May 21st, 2009
This has been a crazy past few weeks to be watchdogging Barrick Gold. Within the first week of starting our annual ProtestBarrick tour in Toronto, a Barrick-recommended military force in PNG started to torch hundreds of houses, allegedly to clear way for mine expansion. SO... we changed plans a bit, MiningWatch Canada sent an Urgent Appeal to several United Nations Special Rapporteurs and now we are now attending the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York! Amnesty International has also made a public statement on the recent events at Porgera.

Investors gobble up world gold supplies
by Carla WilsonTimes Colonist
October 15th, 2008
Traditional 'safe haven' proving popular as global equity markets continue to fall. Gold fever is spreading around the world. Mints are cranking out as many gold coins as they can to meet international demand by investors jittery over the global financial crisis.

Harper's visit to Barrick draws group of protesters
by Allan WoodsToronto Star
July 19th, 2007
Prime Minister Stephen Harper was greeted by a small group of protesters as he visited mining giant Barrick Gold's headquarters in Chile yesterday.

 

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