Guatemalan widow’s lawsuit against HudBay could be precedent setting

A Canadian mining company HudBay Minerals is being sued by a Guatemalan woman for C$12-million in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice for the death of her husband in 2009.

From miningweekly.com:

Choc, represented by Toronto law firm Klippensteins, claimed in court papers (court file number CV-10411159) that security forces under a HudBay Guatemalan subsidiary’s employ “hacked and shot to death” her husband Adolfo Ich Chamán, who she said was an outspoken critic of the company in El Estor, located in the east of the Central American country.

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