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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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2014 Delegation Blog: March 15

March 15 Saturday – San Rafael Las Flores and Nueva Santa Rosa It is the last day of our trip. It is the last day that we as a group will be together. How sad and how unbelievable! Though it has been less than 10 days together, it feels like we have spent 10 months [...]

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