The International Labour Organisation’s Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations has called on the Guatemalan Government to suspend mining operations on Maya Indigenous land in Guatemala. This will affect Goldcorp, a Canadian company with British funding.
Goldcorp is a Canadian company but among its major investors are British-based AXA Investment Managers UK Ltd (US$4.3 million), Blackrock Commodities Income Trust plc, and City Natural Resources High Yield Trust PLC, according to the document From Money to Metals ( by mining researcher Roger Moody.
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