PRESS RELEASE: Guatemalans appeal case against Tahoe Resources in BC court; Reminder that Canada must be open for justice

PRESS RELEASE Vancouver/Toronto/Ottawa/Montreal/Guatemala Guatemalans appeal case against Tahoe Resources in BC court; Reminder that Canada must be open for justice Monday, October 31, 2016 On November 1st, the BC Court of Appeals will revisit a procedural motion in the… Read More

Topacio Reynoso Youth Award

Donate to this new award to honour Topacio’s life and support further resistance! We are thrilled to announce that we are partnering with our allies at Breaking the Silence to initiate the Topacio Reynoso Youth Award to recognize… Read More

UPDATE: MISN & Allies Post Tahoe Resources ‘Wanted’ Posters in Toronto, Nevada, and Vancouver

Over four hundred ‘wanted’ posters affixed to walls, posts, and newspaper boxes greeted Tahoe Resources shareholders on their way into the mining company’s 2016 shareholder meeting this morning. The posters highlight charges against various Tahoe employees, ranging from… Read More

UPDATE: “They Want Us to Forget” MISN Hosts Event to Honour Lives Lost to Canada’s Resource Wars

On November 11, over 125 people attended an alternative Remembrance Day event at Friends House organized by the Mining Injustice Solidarity Network (MISN) to honour the lives lost and condemn the ongoing violence and criminalization of communities impacted… Read More

UPDATE: No More Goldcorp, No More Murders

On April 30, 2015, the Mining Injustice Solidarity Network and the Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network joined with over 50 marchers in Toronto’s Financial District to greet Goldcorp head executives and shareholders outside of Goldcorp Inc’s Shareholders Meeting held at… Read More

URGENT ACTION: Telesforo Pivaral Murdered near Tahoe Resources’ Mine

CALAS – Centre for Legal, Environmental and Social Action (translated by Breaking the Silence) (version en espanol aqui) Mr. Telesforo Odilio Pivaral Gonzalez was Member of the Community Resistance in El Volcancito, in the municipality of San Rafael… Read More

News: Merilyn Topacio Reynoso, activist resisting against Tahoe Resources murdered

Late on the night of Sunday the 13th of April, Alex Reynoso and Merilyn Topacio Reynoso – father and daughter activists involved in the resistance against Canadian company Tahoe Resources’ Escobal Mine in Guatemala – were attacked by… Read More

News: Criminal Trial Against Former Head of Hudbay Minerals-CGN Security is Delayed

Puerto Barrios, Guatemala – Indigenous Maya Q’eqchi’ victims of a September 2009 violent attack outside a then-Canadian owned nickel mine were once again disheartened when it was announced today that the criminal trial of Mynor Padilla, former head… Read More

Update: ‘On the Road for Justice’ Videos are Online!

As part of a cross-Canada speaking tour, community leaders from Guatemala provided a first-hand account of the situation around Tahoe’s Escobal mine, located in southeastern Guatemala. This is a true story of Canadian-sponsored abuses; Guatemalans and Canadians are… Read More

Press Release: ‘Open for Justice’ Tour

‘On the Road for Justice’ Speaking Tour to Bring Attention to Guatemala Mining Conflict, Need for Remedy in Canada Wednesday, March 12, 2014 (Ottawa) How is it that when community leaders wrongfully targeted in the wake of violence… Read More