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Guatemala: Recurring violence in area of Escobal mine project demands investigation and company withdrawal (Intercontinental Cry)

Brief overview of the recent events in Santa Rosa, Guatemala, where four Xinca leaders were attacked (one of whom was killed.) The article also details local efforts to resist Tahoe’s Escobal mine project via a series of community consultations.   [From … Continue reading

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CEO Kevin McArthur says suggestions of possible Tahoe Resources complicity in murder of Guatemalan indigenous leader “a complete fabrication” (La Politica es la politica)

Article outlining Tahoe Resources CEO Kevin McArthur’s response to the kidnapping and murder of Xinca leaders in March. The conclusion appears to be that such things simply ‘happen’ in Guatemala… [From the article:] In response to a query from La … Continue reading

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Tensions rise after murder of Guatemalan indigenous activist opposed to Canada’s Tahoe Resources silver project (La politica es la politica)

Article providing an in-depth look at the kidnapping and murder of Xinca leaders on March 17, 2013.  This piece includes quotes from Tahoe Resources, the UN High Commission for Human Rights, and the US Embassy in Guatemala.  It also goes on … Continue reading

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Greece: Local people’s voice will not be silenced at Halkidiki (Statement)

Statement by Committees Against Gold Mining in Halkidiki, Greece, in opposition to mining projects of Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold: Gold mining in Halkidiki, Greece: Local people’s voice will not be silenced Committees Against Gold Mining in Halkidiki, Greece 21 February 2013 … Continue reading

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