Mataquescuintla, San Rafael, and Escobal

July 11, 2019

Mataquescuintla, San Rafael, and Escobal

Before the Escobal mine was acquired by Pan American Silver it was operated by Tahoe. Here’s a synopsis of the cases before the Canadian Supreme Court:

Mining Watch has excellent, informative research and articles on all aspects relating to extractive capitalism and global mega projects:

Canadian based NGO and solidarity group working with and supporting communities affected by extractive industry, mainly in the Global South:

Journalist Luis Solano’s extensive report and important history and context for Escobal:

Recent article in The Intercept on the ongoing persecution of Land Defenders and Escobal:

Kate Linthicum’s LA Times article which first attracted our attention to Mataquescuintla and the families involved: