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Sergio Campusano, President of the Diaguita Huascoaltinos, statement at the Barrick Gold 2015 AGM
by Sergio CampusanoPresident, Diaguita Huascoaltinos
April 28th, 2015

PUBLIC DECLARATION FROM THE DIRECTORS OF THE AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY DIAGUITAS HUASCOALTINOS
by Sergio Campusano VillchesPresident, Diaguita Huascoaltinos Indigenous and Agricultural Community
May 31st, 2014
In light of news of a potential negotiated agreement that would put an end to the social and environmental conflicts generated by the Pascua Lama project in the ancestral territory of the Agricultural Community of Diaguitas Huascoaltinos, we declare that this only deepens the relationship of confrontation that Barrick Gold has imposed in its relationship with the Community that owns the communal property of Diaguita.

Diaguita Huascoaltinos Declaration 2012 to Barrick Gold Corporation
by Diaguita Huascoaltinos Indigenous and Agricultural Community
May 2nd, 2012
We have survived all manner of invasions for more than 500 years, and never before in history, as an Original Peoples, have we been so violated as we have been today by this mining corporation that has invaded the deepest foundations of our ways of life and customs.

Testimony before Canadian Parliament re Barrick & Porgera JV (Papua New Guinea)
Business and Human Rights Resource Centre
In October & November 2009, the Canadian House of Commons' Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs & Intl. Development held hearings on "Bill C-300, An Act respecting Corporate Accountability". The following statements were made regarding issues including allegations of killings, rape & other security problems involving personnel at the Porgera Joint Venture in Papua New Guinea, as well as the Porgera mine's environmental impacts. (Barrick Gold holds a large majority stake of the Porgera Joint Venture.)

DECLARATION OF BINATIONAL MEETING CHILE AND ARGENTINA:"LOS ANDES MINING WITHOUT BORDER"
July 15th, 2010

Statement of the Diaguita Huascoaltinos Indigenous and Agricultural Community, Chile
April 28th, 2010
Statement of the Diaguita Huascoaltinos community, prepared for the 2010 Barrick annual general meeting held on April 28, 2010.

HUASCOALTINOS CLAIM IS ADMITTED BY THE INTER-AMERICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS: a statement from the Diaguita Huascoaltinos
Diaguita Huascoaltinos Indigenous and Agricultural Community
February 23rd, 2010
On February 12 we were notified that the request for our Diaguita Agricultural Community Los Huascoaltinos was deemed admissible by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). Thus, this international body recognizes that the Chilean state committed alleged violations of rights enshrined in the American Convention on Human Rights when Chile approved Barrick Gold’s Pascua Lama mining project.

STATEMENT: Testimony of Sergio Campusano, prepared for Barrick Gold's 2009 Annual General Meeting

Video Presentation of Sergio Campusano during '08 protestbarrick tour. (en español)
by Sergio CampusanoDiaguita Huascoaltinos Indigenous and Agricultural Community
May 15th, 2008

May 2nd Action In Vallenar, Chile
by Atacama Limpioatacamalimpio [at] hotmail.com
Around 80 persons gathered in the Plaza de Armas in Vallenar to respond to the call made by the Ecological Group Clean Atacama and the Board of Defense of the Valley to protest against the mining firm Barrick Gold, a demonstration which was part of a worldwide day of action against the transnacional company for the effects which the are affecting upon the Huasco valley in their Pascua Lama mining project.

Other Barrick Projects in Chile: Luís Faura Cortes, Councilperson of Alto del Carmen
by Luís Faura Cortes
Testimony of Luís Faura Cortes, Councilperson of Alto del Carmen.

Critique of Water Shares Agreement and Barrick's "94% approval rating": Luis Faura Cortes, Councilperson of Alto del Carmen.
by Luís Faura Cortes
January 15th, 2007
Testimony of Luis Faura Cortes, Councilperson of Alto del Carmen, about the misleading water shares agreement between the Vigilance Junta and Barrick Gold.

 

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