Press Releases2021-02-08T21:03:23+00:00

Xinka Parliament denounces Pan American Silver for violating court order

For the original press release in Spanish, click here. The Xinka People make it known to the public:  That the “Escobal” mining project, now owned by the entity Pan American Silver Guatemala, has been suspended since June 22, 2017,

The Government of Guatemala and the Xinka Parliament agree to start pre-consultation process over the Escobal mining project in the department of Santa Rosa

Click here for the original statement in Spanish. After resuming dialogue in February 2020 between the Xinka Parliament of Guatemala and the Ministry of Energy and Mines, an agreement has been reached to restart activities toward a consultation with

90+ organizations pen letter of concern for ongoing human rights violations against Xinka defenders

TO: María Consuelo Porras, Attorney General and Head of the Public Prosecutor’s Office Hilda Pineda, Prosecutor of the Human Rights Section of the Public Prosecutor’s Office Edgar Horacio Portillo Morales, Executive Director of the Presidential Commission on Human Rights


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