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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|

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|

Solidarity Sign-On with Angelica Choc and Others

~Please distribute widely. Many of you know Angelica and she and others need your support now! Individual and organizational sign-ons needed! Angelica Choc has denounced the murder of her husband, Maya Q'eqchi' activist and leader Adolfo Ich, in Europe and Canada. Dear friends, We’re looking for individual and [...]

2016-09-22T23:56:56-04:00September 22nd, 2016|Current Events in Guate, General blog, Signed Letters, Urgent Actions|

2016 BTS Annual Gathering

Registration Form Here Join us June 24-26 at Tatamagouche Centre for our annual gathering and meeting. This year, we are happy to announce that Franklin Valenzuela from Jodvid will join us. He will also take part in a Maritimes tour before the gathering. Sunday, June 19 at Conserver House in [...]

2016-04-22T10:58:45-04:00April 22nd, 2016|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|

B.C. Supreme Court Stays Lawsuit against Tahoe Resources, Denies Justice in Canada for Guatemalan Victims

[fbshare type="button"] [twitter url="http://www.breakingthesilenceblog.com/?p=3351" style="horizontal" source="bts_mg" hashtag="#TahoeOnTrial" text="BC Court Stays Lawsuit against Tahoe Resources-Justice Denied 4 Guatemalan Victims " float="left"] 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 [...]

2015-11-18T10:45:31-04:00November 18th, 2015|General blog|
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