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Press Releases2020-04-06T19:38:58+00:00

New Map by Environmental Justice Atlas Reveals Patterns of Abuse at Canadian Company Pan American Silver’s Mines in Latin America

As Canada’s mining enterprises meet in Toronto, promising a path ‘from poverty to prosperity,” civil society groups launched a map revealing one company’s devastating impact on region stretching from Mexico to southern tip of Argentina. This new interactive tool—paired with case

March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

Plaintiffs Conclude Lawsuit with Pan American Silver over 2013 Shooting in Guatemala, Communities Reaffirm Opposition to Escobal Mine, Warn of Rising Tensions

(Guatemala City/Ottawa/Washington D.C.) On Tuesday, lawyers representing four Guatemalan members of the peaceful resistance to the Escobal mine announced the conclusion of the precedent-setting lawsuit against Tahoe Resources, recently acquired by Pan American Silver. The lawsuit, filed in the Supreme Court of

July 31st, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

Letter with over 65 signatures of Guatemalan and International Organizations delivered to Attorney General Demanding Protective Measures Be Upheld for Xinka Lawyer and Communities Opposing Escobal Mine

On July 3, 2019, the coordinator of the Maritimes – Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network delivered a letter signed by sixty-seven international and Guatemalan organizations to the Attorney General of the Guatemalan Public Ministry. In the letter, organizations expressed

July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

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