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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 [...]

2017-07-25T12:31:53-04:00July 25th, 2017|General blog|

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|

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 [...]

2021-06-02T14:16:43-04:00September 16th, 2015|Defense of Territory, General blog|

2015 Alumni Delegation

Breaking the Silence “Alumni” Delegation to Guatemala – Deepening and Strengthening Relationships 2015 BTS delegates at the 2014 International Women's Day March in Guatemala City. In March 2015, a delegation of 15 BTS members will explore history, human rights and social justice in Guatemala. For the group, all [...]

2021-04-12T17:22:57-04:00February 4th, 2015|Delegation, General blog|

Denouncing harrassment and threats against Qeqchi plaintiffs in Guatemala related to lawsuits in Canada against Hudbay Minerals and CGN (Guatemalan Niquel Company)

Denouncing harrassment and threats against Qeqchi plaintiffs in Guatemala related to lawsuits in Canada against Hudbay Minerals and CGN (Guatemalan Niquel Company) Letter to: SEPREM (Secretaria Presidencial de la Mujer), Guatemala, from:Klippensteins Barristers and Solicitors, Canada ******* March 28, 2014 Licenciada Elizabeth Quiroa Cuellar SEPREM (secretaria presidencial de la mujer) [...]

2021-04-12T10:09:15-04:00April 2nd, 2014|Current Events in Guate, General blog|

“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 [...]

2021-06-02T14:06:59-04:00March 25th, 2014|Defense of Territory, General blog|

Ontario Securities Commission asked to probe Tahoe Resources for alleged violence in Guatemala

mining.com http://www.mining.com/ontario-securities-commission-asked-to-probe-tahoe-resources-for-alleged-violence-in-guatemala-79241/ Cecilia Jamasmie | June 3, 2013 Ontario Securities Commission asked to probe Tahoe Resources for alleged violence in Guatemala El Escobal silver project in Guatemala. Transnational organization Justice and Corporate Accountability Project (JCAP) said Monday it has submitted a complaint to Canada's Ontario Securities Commission regarding Tahoe Resources’ [...]

2021-06-02T14:07:51-04:00June 5th, 2013|Defense of Territory, General blog|
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