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“To promote and protect the rights of Indigenous Peoples and safeguard the ecological integrity of the Sarstoon Temash Region and promote the sustainable use of its resources for its Indigenous People’s economic, social, cultural, environmental, and spiritual wellbeing.”

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    SATIIM and INDIGENOUS PEOPLES – ANOTHER LEGAL VICTORY...

    Free Prior and Informed Consent – A must in Belize April 4th, 2014:  SATIIM, the foremost environmental and human right organization in Belize along with four indigenous Q’eqchi’ Maya communities have achieved another monumental legal victory yesterday.  The Belize Supreme Court Justice, The Honourable Mich...

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    US Capital Energy and Government of Belize Taunt Supreme Court SATIIM file for Injunction...

    Punta Gorda March 18th, 2014: On October 23rd, 2013, arguments ended in the case between SATIIM and the indigenous communities, and the Government of Belize. Justice Arana reserved judgment. One would expect that a law-abiding and socially responsible company would suspend its activities out of respect for the Belizean justice system until a jud...

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    Large scale logging of Rosewood in the Sarstoon Temash National Park, SATIIM’s rangers report...

    Thirty eight Rosewood flitches were found on the Bank of the Sarstoon River inside the national park. Significant amounts were located further away. The rangers did not extract the logs because of safety reason. The locations of the operations are the areas of the Black Creek and the Graham Creek. Since the Government of Belize terminated its partn...