Tag Archives: Escobal

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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Tahoe Resources: Why A Correction Is Warranted In This New Silver Producer

Tahoe Resources: Why A Correction Is Warranted In This New Silver Producer By Ben Kramer-Miller originally posted in Seeking Alpha Mar. 17, 2014 1:51 PM ET Investors have bid up shares of Tahoe Resources after the company announced commercial production at its Escobal Mine.. While this is good news the shares have risen too far [...]

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“We don’t like Canadians.”

http://halifax.mediacoop.ca/story/we-dont-canadians/22297 By Stephen Law, originally posted in the Halifax Media Coop. Tale of indigenous-led resistance in Guatemala provides lessons for anti-fracking struggle at home by Stephen Law Resistence to industrial encroachment in Guatemala. Author Stephen Law sees similarities to the Maritime situation. (Photo: NISGUA – Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala) Resistence to [...]

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