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In Resistance, there is Revival: Delegation Reflection

Photo: Delegation visits the Xinka Parliament (Photo credit: Xinka Parliament) From February 22-29th, a Canadian delegation visited communities and organizations resisting the Escobal mine in Guatemala. The delegation was organized by BTS and Mining Watch. Charlotte Connolly writes about the experience. The week-long delegation to the Escobal Mine, facilitated by [...]

2021-04-12T11:36:16-04:00March 10th, 2020|Delegation, General blog|

Press release: Indigenous people call on Pan American Silver to cease local interference out of respect for consultation process in Guatemala

May 8, 2019 (Vancouver/Victoria/Ottawa/Tatamagouche/Washington, D.C.) Ahead of Pan American Silver’s annual shareholder meeting in Vancouver today, the Xinka Indigenous Parliament released a statement calling on the company to stop attempts to engage with communities outside of the court-ordered consultation process over the Escobal silver project. They insist that the company’s [...]

2021-04-14T13:22:04-04:00May 8th, 2019|Press releases|

Press Release: Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board Alerted about Dangerous Investment Ahead of Pan American Silver-Tahoe Resources Merger

(Ottawa, Tatamagouche) On Friday, January 4th, just four days before shareholders are to vote on the proposed Pan American Silver-Tahoe Resources merger, MiningWatch Canada and the Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network (BTS), submitted an investor alert to the Canadian Pension Plan’s Investment Board (CPPIB). The Canadian Pension Plan, as of December [...]

2021-04-14T13:24:08-04:00January 7th, 2019|Press releases|

Don’t Miss ARSN 2014!

The ​annual gathering of the Atlantic Regional Solidarity Network will be happening from the 14-16th of November at Tatamagouche Centre in Tatamagouche, NS.  The theme of this year's gathering is:  Making Connections:  Movement Building Across Nations and Borders Some of the issues we will explore include: Canada’s foreign policy in [...]

2021-04-12T17:28:40-04:00November 7th, 2014|General blog|

Lawsuit Against Tahoe Resources a Wake Up Call for Investors and Canadians

Photo of Escobal Mine: CPR Urbana Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Backgrounder here. Espanol aqui. Source: Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) - Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network - MiningWatch Canada (Ottawa/Tatamagouche/Guatemala City) A civil lawsuit filed today in Vancouver against Tahoe Resources for negligence and battery [...]

2021-06-02T14:09:23-04:00June 18th, 2014|Defense of Territory, 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 [...]

2021-04-12T18:20:03-04:00December 17th, 2013|Current Events in Guate, General blog|

Guatemalan Indigenous Organizations File Complaint over Mining Law with Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Guatemalan Indigenous Organizations File Complaint over Mining Law with Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Sources: Western Peoples' Council (CPO) - Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) - MiningWatch Canada – Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) (Guatemala City/Ottawa/Washington) Tuesday, Guatemala's Western Peoples' Council [...]

2021-06-02T14:02:58-04:00September 3rd, 2013|Current Events in Guate, Defense of Territory, General blog|

Complaint Asks Ontario Securities Commission to Investigate Tahoe Resources After Wiretap Evidence Implicates Employees in Violence at Guatemala Mine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Complaint Asks Ontario Securities Commission to Investigate Tahoe Resources After Wiretap Evidence Implicates Employees in Violence at Guatemala Mine Monday, June 03, 2013 Source: Justice and Corporate Accountability Project (JCAP) - MiningWatch Canada (Toronto/Ottawa) On Friday, the Justice and Corporate Accountability Project (JCAP) submitted a complaint to the Ontario [...]

2021-07-05T10:50:34-04:00June 3rd, 2013|Defense of Territory, General blog|
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