Government crackdown defending Vancouver’s Tahoe – not Guatemalans

Screen Shot 2013-04-12 at 2.06.01 PMGuatemalan riot police arrested at least 29 villagers today in San Rafael de las Flores, Santa Rosa province as they protested outside Vancouver-based Tahoe Resources’ San Rafael mine. Villagers have been protesting outsid ethe mine for several days since earlier this week, the Guatemalan government granted Tahoe a license to begin operations at the mine, depsite widespread local opposition and the killings and abductions of mine opponents.

Tahoe Resources Head offices are at Royal Centre 1055 West Georgia Street, Suite 1500
Vancouver, BC. It’s president and CEO is former GOLDCORP exec. is Kevin MacArthur

PNC: 29 capturados tras enfrentamiento en San Rafael Las Flores | http://bit.ly/ZdcHaQ | Antimotines desaloja a vecinos opuestos a mina en Santa Rosa.

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