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VIDEO: Voices from the Latin American Network for our territories – Anglo American answer us!

On May 5, 2021, Anglo American held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in London. Here we present some voices from the countries where this transnational mining giant operates.

International human rights and environmental justice organizations, and Latin American communities, have joined in solidarity to speak the truth about the impacts of the mining giant Anglo American in their territories and thus be able to counteract them.

Public statement: Latin American Network for our territories – Anglo American answer us!

Ximena Gallardo (Chile), from the Pollan Environmental Group of El Mélon in Chile discusses Anglo American’s destructive ownership of the El Soldado mine and calls on the corporation to rectify, mitigate, and put a stop to the pollution and drought they cause.

Victoria Uranaga, (Chile), is a member of several Chilean territorial organisations in defense of mother earth. They share recent updates from Anglo American’s destructive activities in Chile and how communities are organising to fight back.

Teresa Poblete, (Chile), from the No + Anglo intercommunal movement speaks out about the destructive impact Anglo American is having on communities across Chile.

Bladimir Martínez, (Perú), is a member of Human Rights and the Environment from Puno, Perú. They outline the widespread destruction resulting from mining projects across Perú and warn of the dangers of granting new mining concessions to companies such as Anglo American.

Igor Díaz (Colombia), is President of the Sintracarbón Union, representing coal workers in the Cerrejón mine in Colombia. They outline their historic mobilisation against the multinational corporations economic strategy of imposing mass redundancies and the ‘shift of death’.