Take Action to Support the Fight against Mining

The International Allies Against Mining in El Salvador call on our friends and allies to support the National Roundtable against Metallic Mining and mining-affected communities in El Salvador to take a stand against Canadian-Australian mining company OceanaGold. 


oceana gold ceoSend a letter to Mick Wilkes, President and CEO of OceanaGold, calling on him to withdraw the case. Click the link for a draft, you are welcome to make whatever changes are appropriate for your organization/ community and put it on your letterhead with signatures. Please email these letters by September 15th to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Send a similar letter to the President of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, demanding that he consider the World BankĀ“s supposed commitment to eradicating poverty and the counterproductive implications of the El Dorado mining project in this aspect. Again, these letters should be put on your letterhead, signed, and emailed by September 15th to sistercities.elsalvador@gmailcom


Sign this petition at SomeOfUs.org and tell OceanaGold to drop the case!



SOCIAL MEDIA: E-Resist Oceana Gold!

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During the week of September 15-20, join in this worldwide electronic demonstration against Oceana Gold.
Send a Tweet to .@OceanaGold and post on facebook to let Oceana Gold know we want them to DROP THE CASE and GET OUT OF EL SALVADOR! Here are some #hashtags you can use in your e-resistance:



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