Urgent Action: NO Extraction License to Tahoe Resources!

It is a crucial moment to take action in defense of communities threatened by mining in Guatemala. NO extraction license to Tahoe Resources! Before January 11, 2012, Guatemala’s Minister of the Environment and Natural Resources must decide whether to allow Tahoe Resources to develop a silver and gold mine in the province of Santa Rosa. Local communities … Continue reading

Amnesty: Urgent Action – Communities Threatened by Mining in Guatemala

Via Amnesty International: Before 11 January 2012, Guatemala’s minister responsible for mining must decide whether to allow a mine in Santa Rosa department, southeastern Guatemala, to begin extracting metals and minerals. Local communities have not been consulted about the plans. The company planning to carry out the mining, Minera San Rafael S.A., is a subsidiary … Continue reading