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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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Mar 20 URGENT ACTION: Call for investigat​ion and company departure in response to recurring violence in area of Canadian-o​wned silver project (MiningWatch)

 [Request received today from MiningWatch:] Take action here and share widely… URGENT ACTION: Call for investigation and company  departure in response to recurring violence in area of Canadian-owned  silver project  March 20, 2013 On Sunday, March 17, 2013, at around … Continue reading

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Canadian and US Organizations Call for Investigation into Recent Violence at Canadian Owned Mines in Guatemala (MiningWatch)

 Press release outlining concerned calls for investigations into violence near Tahoe Resources’s Escobal mine site. The Mining Justice Alliance is a signatory to the letter below, now published–in both English and Spanish–on MiningWatch’s website (links below).     [Release:] Canadian and … Continue reading

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