Probe urged into Calgary firm’s Mexico payments

A Calgary-based mining company already embroiled in a Mexican shooting scandal should be investigated for payments it’s made to a public official there, a coalition of non-governmental organizations is charging.

Nine groups have signed a letter asking the RCMP to review if payments totalling about $20,000 were made by Blackfire Exploration to the mayor of Chicomuselo to quell local dissent toward the mine.

For its part, Blackfire has offered two explanations for the payments, saying the money was extorted or meant for charitable donations to an annual fair….

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