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February 1, 2016 |
Thousands gathered in southern Peru despite word that police officers protecting the Constancia mine had been authorized to use deadly force against protestors.
January 20, 2016 |
Local, provincial, and national groups are asking the federal and provincial governments to halt the review period on the Application for proposed Ajax open pit mine in Kamloops.
December 2, 2015 |
On Monday, plaintiffs in the criminal case against Tahoe Resources' former security manager, Alberto Rotondo, were informed that he had escaped police custody.
November 16, 2015 |
A new report reveals the dramatic extent of the militarized security strategy that Canadian-U.S. mining company Tahoe Resources developed to quash community opposition.
November 5, 2015 |
The $3 million loan from Third Eye Capital to the uranium promotion company Strateco to finance its $190 million lawsuit against the Quebec government is cause for concern.
October 23, 2015 |
Forty-eight international organizations are calling for an investigation into the second armed attack in as many years against a well-known activist.
October 14, 2015 |
The Canadian Ambassador to Mexico is apparently not worried about violence, kidnapping and extortion at Canadian mine sites.
September 16, 2015 |
If the militarized security strategy that Tahoe Resources has used to put its Escobal silver mine into operation isn't enough to raise questions, the recent resignation of Otto Pérez Molina should be.
August 12, 2015 |
A new study reveals that catastrophic mine waste failures are increasing in frequency, severity, and costs all around the world. Why is the industry incapable of learning from its failures?
July 22, 2015 |
"Talks aren't enough. Mines Ministers from all provinces and territories need to take concrete steps in order to prevent future mine waste disasters in this country."
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