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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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B.C. Supreme Court Stays Lawsuit against Tahoe Resources, Denies Justice in Canada for Guatemalan Victims

B.C. Supreme Court Stays Lawsuit against Tahoe Resources, Denies Justice in Canada for Guatemalan Victims Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network – MiningWatch Canada – Network in Solidarity with the Peoples of Guatemala (Ottawa/Oakland/Tatamagouche) Canadian and US organizations are calling a British Columbia judge’s refusal to hear a lawsuit against Tahoe Resources [...]

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URGENT ACTION: Telesforo Pivaral Murdered near Tahoe Resources’ Mine

Urgent Action and Public Condemnation of Murder of Telesforo Odilio Pivaral Gonzalez CALAS – Centre for Legal, Environmental and Social Action (translated by Breaking the Silence) (version en espanol aqui) Mr. Telesforo Odilio Pivaral Gonzalez was Member of the Community Resistance in El Volcancito, in the municipality of San Rafael Las Flores, Santa Rosa, Guatemala [...]

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Women Defending Life, Water and Territory

Women community leaders and human rights defenders spoke out on March 5 during a conference to mark international women’s day. The women, who have all be persecuted for their work to defend the land, environment and community in face of transnational mining companies, spoke fiercely and honestly about the many years of struggles they have [...]

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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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