Landau, 17 November 2019
+++ The hearing scheduled for 27 November at the Environmental Court in Antofagasta in the legal dispute concerning the mining and port project "Dominga" was again postponed, this time to  December 19th. +++
+++ On Wednesday, November 13th, Nancy Duman (Sphenisco) participated in the workshop "Sustainable Management of Marine Protection Zones" in La Serena. The workshop took place at the patronage of the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) and was organized by the Ministries of Fisheries, Environment and State Property.+++
In Chile, citizens have been protesting in masses against the government for 4 weeks. Above all, they are demanding a new constitution guaranteeing fundamental social rights. Since then, all over the country rallies and events have been held practically every day. In so-called cabildos, citizen workshops, a wide range of topics are covered.
+++ I love the planet" was the theme of a cabildos, which the Alianza Humboldt held on 9th November in La Serena (see poster).+++
+++ On Saturday, November 16th, a Cabildo took place in La Higuera. The main focus was on water shortage in the community and the mining and port projects "Cruz Grande" and "Dominga". +++
+++On Sunday, November 17, there will be a meeting with the same themes in Los Choros. The environmental groups in the region want to create cabildos on these topics in as many coastal villages of the municipality of La Higuera as possible.+++
+++ For Wednesday, 20 November, environmental groups from the Coquimbo region are calling for a Cabildo with the topic "Invitation to the funeral of mining and port projects", according to the motto "the projects "Cruz Grande" and "Dominga" are part of the problem" +++


translated by Angelika Veelken
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