Tag Archives: Tahoe

September 28, 2017 Update on the situation near Tahoe Resources’ Escobal Mine

Since early June, community members affected by the Escobal mine in San Rafael las Flores, Santa Rosa have held a permanent encampment 15 km from the entrance of the mine. Communities from 7 municipalities rotate in 24-hour shifts and serve as a check-point for mine-related traffic. Any vehicles owned or contracted by the mine are [...]

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Guatemalan Public Prosecutor’s Office asked to investigate murder of environmental defender by over 2900 concerned individuals from 59 different countries

Press release May 17, 2017 (Guatemala/Oakland, CA/Tatamagouche, NS) — On Wednesday, a letter was delivered to the Public Prosecutor’s office in Guatemala on behalf of more than 2,900 people requesting an immediate and thorough investigation into the murder of 16-year-old Topacio Reynoso Pacheco and the attacks against her father, Alex Reynoso. Topacio, an environmental activist [...]

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Impunity Reigns, History Repeats: Anti-Mining Activist Survives Second Armed Attack

 TAKE ACTION! Impunity Reigns, History Repeats: Anti-Mining Activist Survives Second Armed Attack Thursday, October 22, 2015 Source: Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) – Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network (BTS) – MiningWatch Canada – Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) – Projet Accompagnement Québec Guatemala (PAQG) (Guatemala/Ottawa/Washington/Tatamagouche/Montreal) Forty-eight international organizations are calling [...]

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BTS Mining Justice

For the past ten years, BTS has heard from Guatemala partners about the impacts that Canadian mining companies have had on their communities. We’ve heard about water sources drying up, contamination of water, land and air; we’ve talked with mothers who can’t understand why their kids are getting sick and the elderly who have experienced [...]

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Tahoe Resources’ Administrative Manager Detained on Charges of Industrial Contamination

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Source: Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network – MiningWatch Canada – Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) (Guatemala City/Ottawa) Monday, a Guatemalan judge denied bail to the Administrative Manager and Legal Representative, Carlos Roberto Morales Monzón, of Tahoe Resources’ subsidiary, Minera San Rafael S.A., and ordered him to pre-trial [...]

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