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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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Denuncia Alcalde de San Miguel Ixtahuacan

  Conferencia de Prensa: 6 de febrero, 2014 Plurijur y Calas denuncian Alcalde por Exigir Trabajo Forzoso de los ciudadanos de San Miguel Ixtahuacan. (Escucha el audio: preguntas sobre las medidas cauterales y  plurijur denuncia alcalde) Comunicado de Prensa: Read it in English here. La Constitución Política de la República establece en el artículo 4° [...]

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For Immediate Release: Tens of Thousands Oppose Tahoe Resource’s Escobal Project in Guatemala

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 (Guatemala City/Ottawa) Contrary to Tahoe Resources’ recent claims, tens of thousands of people oppose its Escobal project in southeastern Guatemala. Repression and violence have been the outcome of company and government efforts to install the project without social support. A recent high-court decision in Guatemala reinforces the legitimacy and importance of [...]

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