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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|

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|

Impunity Reigns, History Repeats: Anti-Mining Activist Survives Second Armed Attack

 TAKE ACTION! Impunity Reigns, History Repeats: Anti-Mining Activist Survives Second Armed Attack Thursday, October 22, 2015 Anniversary of the municipal consultation in Mataquescuintla Source: Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) - Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network (BTS) - MiningWatch Canada - Network in Solidarity with the People of [...]

2015-10-22T23:08:23-04:00October 22nd, 2015|General blog, Signed Letters, Urgent Actions|

Crumbling Political Support for Tahoe Resources in Guatemala

Crumbling Political Support for Tahoe Resources in Guatemala Article co-written by Breaking the Silence, MiningWatch Canada and the Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala Former President Otto Perez Molina with Tahoe Resources Employees in Guatemala. Source: Tahoe Resources If the militarized security strategy that Tahoe Resources [...]

2015-09-12T16:29:09-04:00September 12th, 2015|Current Events in Guate, General blog|
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