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Canadian & US Embassies: Urgent Need to Support Human Rights Defenders near Tahoe Resources’ Escobal Mine in Guatemala

Near Tahoe Resources' Escobal Mine/ Photo: Giles Clark   (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 [...]

2017-08-22T15:37:01-04:00August 22nd, 2017|General blog, Signed Letters|

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! [fbshare url="http://www.breakingthesilenceblog.com/general/smear-campaign-launched-against-opponents-to-tahoe-resources-escobal-project-after-mine-licenses-suspended/" type="button" float="left"] Nueva Santa Rosa stands behind its community consultation against large scale mining and Tahoe Resources Following [...]

2017-07-20T14:28:37-04:00July 20th, 2017|Current Events in Guate, General blog|

Tahoe Resources’ Former Security Manager Turns Fugitive

[twitter style="horizontal" source="bts_mg" hashtag="#TahoeOnTrial" text="Rotondo MIA - any chance for justice for #mining affected communities?" float="left"] [fbshare type="button"] 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 [...]

2015-12-01T20:23:08-04:00December 1st, 2015|Current Events in Guate, General blog|

Denuncia Alcalde de San Miguel Ixtahuacan

Directores de CALAS y Plurijur, Dr. Yuri Melini y Lic. Carlos Loarca, denuncia alcalde de San Miguel Ixtahuacan   Conferencia de Prensa: 6 de febrero, 2014 Plurijur y Calas denuncian Alcalde por Exigir Trabajo Forzoso de los ciudadanos de San Miguel Ixtahuacan. (Escucha el audio: preguntas sobre las [...]

2014-02-06T21:01:01-04:00February 6th, 2014|Espanol, General blog|

For Immediate Release: Tens of Thousands Oppose Tahoe Resource’s Escobal Project in Guatemala

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 (Guatemala City/Ottawa) Contrary to Tahoe Resources’ recent claims, tens of thousands of people oppose its Escobal project in southeastern Guatemala. Repression and violence have been the outcome of company and government efforts to install the project without social support. A recent high-court decision in Guatemala reinforces [...]

2013-12-17T16:13:06-04:00December 17th, 2013|Current Events in Guate, General blog|

Globe and Mail: Lawyers scramble after HudBay decision

JOSH KERR http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/streetwise/lawyers-scramble-after-hudbay-decision/article13401128/ The Globe and Mail Published Thursday, Jul. 25 2013, 8:00 AM EDT Last updated Thursday, Jul. 25 2013, 8:00 AM EDT The landmark decision by the Ontario Supreme Court to hear a lawsuit brought by the victims and family members of alleged violence at a Guatemalan mine [...]

2013-08-13T09:43:21-04:00August 13th, 2013|Current Events in Guate, General blog|
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