TORONTO, April 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Impoverished Mexican landowners will be in Toronto on Tuesday to confront Excellon Resources management and shareholders and demand accountability from the Canadian company's controversial silver mining operations in Mexico.
|WHAT:||Mexican landowners to appear at Excellon Resources annual meeting.|
|WHEN:||Tuesday, April 30, 9 a.m.|
|WHERE:||TMX Broadcast Centre, 130 King Street West (corner of King and York), Toronto.|
|WHY:|| Communal landowners in Mexico are fighting Excellon to defend their economic,
property and environmental rights. Mexican workers are fighting for union
recognition at Excellon's silver mine.
Excellon's La Platosa mine in Mexico has been the source of ongoing conflict with landowners and workers who are asserting their rights to a fair share of the economic benefits and to minimize the negative impacts of the mining operation.
The Ejido La Sierrita landowners' group purchased shares in Excellon in order to attend the company's annual meeting Tuesday. The landowners are demanding accountability and a change in direction from Excellon management.
SOURCE: United Steelworkers (USW)
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