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Press release: Global art exhibit honouring victims of the 2017 Hogar Seguro fire in Guatemala to tour the Maritimes

January 31, 2019 (Halifax) – Beginning on February 1st, an art exhibit commemorating 41 girls and young women killed in a fire at the state-run centre for children and youth Hogar Seguro Virgen de la Asunción in Guatemala will tour the Maritimes. The art exhibit, hosted by the Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network (BTS), will [...]

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Press Release: Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board Alerted about Dangerous Investment Ahead of Pan American Silver-Tahoe Resources Merger

(Ottawa, Tatamagouche) On Friday, January 4th, just four days before shareholders are to vote on the proposed Pan American Silver-Tahoe Resources merger, MiningWatch Canada and the Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network (BTS), submitted an investor alert to the Canadian Pension Plan’s Investment Board (CPPIB). The Canadian Pension Plan, as of December 2018, holds 95,000 shares in [...]

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Press release: Securities Commissions Asked to Investigate Ahead of January 8 Tahoe-Pan American Silver Merger

Accountability group seeks report on consultation with Guatemala’s Xinka Indigenous people (Guatemala City, Washington DC, Toronto, Tatamagouche, Ottawa) Today, ahead of the January 8th shareholder vote on Pan American Silver’s acquisition of Tahoe Resources, the Justice and Corporate Accountability Project (JCAP) filed letters with the British Columbia Securities Commission and the US Securities and Exchange Commission asking [...]

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