Canadian Centre for International Justice

Guatemalans’ lawsuit against Tahoe Resources to go to trial

The British Columbia Court of Appeal has rejected efforts by Tahoe Resources Inc. to dismiss a lawsuit brought by seven Guatemalan men for injuries they suffered during the violent suppression of a peaceful protest at Tahoe’s mine in Guatemala.

Guatemalans file lawsuit against Canadian Tahoe Resources for 2013 shooting

Seven Guatemalan men have filed a civil lawsuit in a Vancouver court against Canadian mining company Tahoe Resources Inc. for injuries they suffered last year when the miner’s security personnel opened fire on them at close range.