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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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Mallku Khota Briefing Paper on State of Emergency in Bolivia (The Bullet)

This detailed briefing paper outlines a state of emergency in the indigenous community of Mallku Khota, located in Northern Potosi, Bolivia. South American Silver is a Canadian junior league exploration company, funded via the TSX. The article places this particular mining … Continue reading

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