We Are Killing Each Other Over Mining

Catholic prelates urge the government of Marinduque to pursuethe class suit against Barrick Gold | Photo: Asia Pacific Post Catholic prelates have joined calls by civil society groups to urge the provincial government of Marinduque in the Philippines to pursue a multimillion dollar class suit against a global mining firm over the 1996 Marcopper spill.   Local pressure for the Marinduque government to refile the case mounted after the Nevada state Supreme Court on June 11 threw out the case against the Toronto-based Barrick Gold Corp, reported the Inquirer.  …