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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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2013 Breaking the Silence Delegation: Blog Updates Chronicle Tour

From October 20 – November 2, the 2013 BTS delegation toured Guatemala to meet with Breaking the Silence partners. This included organizations and communities in Chimaltenago, San Lucas Toliman, Rabinal, Rio Negro, Santa Rosa and Guatemala City. Read more about the delegation! Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day [...]

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Silver Bullet: Canadian mine in Guatemala brings violence, militarization

First Publised in the Media Coop: http://www.mediacoop.ca/story/silver-bullet/18163 Silver Bullet Canadian mine in Guatemala brings violence, militarization by Valerie Croft   Checkpoint between San Rafael Las Flores and Mataquescuintla, during the first day of a declared state of siege in four municipalities due to a violent mining conflict in the region involving Vancouver-based Tahoe Resources. Mataquescuintla, [...]

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