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Canadian & US Embassies: Urgent Need to Support Human Rights Defenders near Tahoe Resources’ Escobal Mine in Guatemala

  (Lee en Espanol aqui) Ambassador Deborah Chatsis Canadian Embassy in Guatemala Ambassador Todd Robinson US Embassy in Guatemala August 21, 2017 Subject: Urgent Need to Support Human Rights Defenders following Suspension of Tahoe Resources’ Escobal Mine Licenses and Ongoing Peaceful Protest in Casillas Esteemed Canadian and U.S. Ambassadors, The below-signed organizations write to you out [...]

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Smear campaign launched against opponents to Tahoe Resources’ Escobal project, after mine licenses suspended

The following article was co-written by MiningWatch Canada and the Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA). See the original article here: http://nisgua.org/smear-campaign-launched-against-opponents-to-tahoe-resources-escobal-project-after-mine-licenses-suspended/ Take action here! Following the suspension of two of Tahoe Resources’ mine licenses in Guatemala on July 5, Tahoe Resources’ suppliers, workers and the Guatemalan Industrial Association have engaged in [...]

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Tahoe Resources’ Former Security Manager Turns Fugitive

Tahoe Resources’ Former Security Manager Turns Fugitive December 1, 2015 (Guatemala City/Ottawa/Tatamagouche) On Monday, plaintiffs in the criminal case against Tahoe Resources’ former security manager, Alberto Rotondo, were informed that he had escaped police custody. Rotondo is accused of having ordered private security guards to attack peaceful protestors outside the Escobal mine in southeastern Guatemala [...]

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Tahoe Resources Continues to face Pressure in Guatemala and Abroad

February 3, 2015 Guatemala City by Jackie McVicar Today’s hearing to submit evidence in the criminal case against Tahoe Resources’ former head of security, Alberto Rotondo, was suspended until March 10 at 9am. Rotondo is accused of ordering private security to shoot 7 community activists who were peacefully protesting outside Tahoe Resources’ Escobal Mine in [...]

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On the Road for Justice: Rafael Maldonado Speaks in Ottawa

  On March 18th, 2014, Guatemalan lawyer Rafael Maldonado spoke in Ottawa, ON, about the Human Rights violations taking place near the site of Tahoe Resources Inc. – a silver mining company owned by a Canadian firm. Here’s a little of what he had to say… (*Subtitle correction: “plata” refers to “silver” not “money” in [...]

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