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Update regarding Tahoe Resources affected communities in Casillas – Police use pepper spray on peaceful protestors in the middle of the night

By Ellen Moore Casillas Evictions On July 21, at about 2am, members of the National Police (PNC) attacked the 15 – 20 men, women and children present at the peaceful encampment in Casillas, located about 15 kilometers from Tahoe Resources’ Escobal Mine in Guatemala. The PNC was escorting two tanker trucks carrying fuel for the [...]

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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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Topacio Reynoso Pacheco Awards Honours Life of Guatemala Youth Activist

Topacio Reynoso Pacheco was a vibrant, smart, creative, hardworking, artistic, poetic, musical 16 year old when her life was taken during an April 13, 2014 armed attack that also left her father, Alex, in serious condition. A daughter, sister, friend and activist, Topacio was part of a community and family that has adamantly resisted Tahoe [...]

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Tahoe Resources’ Former Security Manager Turns Fugitive

Tahoe Resources’ Former Security Manager Turns Fugitive December 1, 2015 (Guatemala City/Ottawa/Tatamagouche) On Monday, plaintiffs in the criminal case against Tahoe Resources’ former security manager, Alberto Rotondo, were informed that he had escaped police custody. Rotondo is accused of having ordered private security guards to attack peaceful protestors outside the Escobal mine in southeastern Guatemala [...]

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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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