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Communities impacted by mining deliver message of resistance to Tahoe Resources

2019-12-27T17:43:23+00:00August 15th, 2018|Defense of life and territory, Escobal|

Today, the Peaceful Resistance of Santa Rosa, Jalapa & Jutiapa and the Xinca People's Parliament sent a letter to US and Canadian mining company, Tahoe Resources, and their Guatemalan subsidiary, Minera San Rafael, expressing firm opposition to their Escobal silver mine and reiterating their demand for the permanent closure [...]

Guatemalan communities denounce Tahoe Resources for trying to provoke conflict during suspension of Escobal mine

2018-03-06T15:12:34+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Escobal|

Members of the Peaceful Resistance of Santa Rosa, Jalapa, and Jutiapa at a press conference in front of the Guatemalan Constitutional Court on February 21, 2018. The following article was co-written by MiningWatch Canada, Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA), and Earthworks. It has [...]

Tahoe Resources hace cabildeo ante los gobiernos de Estados Unidos y Canadá para que intervengan en la decisión de corte guatemalteca de suspender la mina Escobal

2019-12-25T01:19:09+00:00September 1st, 2017|defensa del territorio, Escobal (ESP)|

Miles de personas afuera de la Corte Suprema de Justicia en Guatemala el 28 de agosto 2017. Foto: Jose Pablo Chumil El siguiente artículo fue co-escrito por AlertaMinera Canadá y Red en Solidaridad con el Pueblo de Guatemala (NISGUA) con el apoyo de la expersonal del NISGUA, Ellen Moore. [...]

Tahoe Resources lobbies U.S. and Canadian governments to intervene over Guatemalan court decision to suspend Escobal mine

2019-12-27T17:45:24+00:00September 1st, 2017|Defense of life and territory, Escobal|

Thousands gather outside Guatemalan Supreme Court on August 28, 2017. Photo credit: Jose Pablo Chumil The following article was co-written by MiningWatch Canada and Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) with support from former NISGUA staff, Ellen Moore. Tahoe Resources is lobbying U.S. and [...]

Smear campaign launched against opponents to Tahoe Resources’ Escobal project, after mine licenses suspended

2017-12-08T21:14:48+00:00July 18th, 2017|Defense of life and territory, Escobal|

The following article was co-written by MiningWatch Canada and the Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA).  Following the suspension of two of Tahoe Resources’ mine licenses in Guatemala on July 5, Tahoe Resources’ suppliers, workers and the Guatemalan Industrial Association have engaged in a smear campaign [...]

Police use violence against community members during a peaceful demonstration against Tahoe Resources’ Escobal mine

2020-01-01T21:25:03+00:00June 23rd, 2017|Defense of life and territory, Escobal|

Since June 7, communities have maintained a 24-hour encampment along the highway in the municipality of Casillas, 15 kilometers from the Escobal mine of U.S.-Canadian company Tahoe Resources. Blocking only mine-related traffic, they are denouncing the negative impacts they experience on a daily basis since Tahoe Resources came to the [...]