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Mining opponents win dubious victory

By Mark A. Bonta / September 11, 2018 / Comments Off on Mining opponents win dubious victory

In 2017, when the house walls of residents in Xinca indigenous communities of southwestern Guatemala began to crack, they blamed the nearby San Rafael Mine, run since 2014 by the Canadian company Tahoe Resources. Mining operations were shut down following protests and a court case in which the Xinca charged that they had not been […]

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