State of fear and terror deliberately created to force Tahoe Resources’ mine on Guatemalan communities – report

Written by MiningWatch Canada on November 11, 2015

militarization_sjb_englishA new report reveals the dramatic extent of the militarized security strategy that Canadian-US mining company Tahoe Resources developed to quash community opposition to its Escobal project in southeastern Guatemala. In ‘Under Siege: Peaceful Resistance to Tahoe Resources and Militarization in Guatemala’, Guatemalan investigative journalist Luis Solano untangles the web of relationships and tactics that led to the militarization of farming communities in the area of the company’s operations.

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